Decor & DIY Inspiration: Hot Air Balloons

My kids find hot air balloons quite fascinating. I don't know what it is, but I'm with them on this - they are a little alien looking and completely symbolize fantasy.

Without being nuts and inflating a hot air balloon inside the house (true story, it has been done!), or covering our walls and ceilings with them, we've been wanting to make a hot air balloon-inspired craft or add a touch of them to our decor. 

I got a little nuts on the internet surfing looking for ideas, which made me stay up until 2am. Here is what I found:


1. Hot Air Balloon Kit, $65 Craft Shmaft
2. Blue Nursery Art, $18 Etsy Seller Indigo Rain
3. DIY Paper Hot Air Balloon, PaperMatrix
4. Hot Air Balloon Mobile Kit, $18 Etsy Seller Especially Paper
5. Wall Art Tutorial, Just Between Friends


6. Dream Catcher/Mobile, Loflov
7. Felt Hot Air Balloons Tutorial, Cutesy Craft
8. Hot Air Balloon Centerpiece, Basic Grey
9. Hot Air Balloon Photobooth DIY, Oh Happy Day
10. Mobile Tutorial and Pattern, Craftiness Is Not Optional


Design Motif on the Rise: Hot Air Balloons
DIY Hot Air Balloons
Embroided Hot Air Balloons at Chez Sucre Chez
Knit Your Own Hot Air Balloons

(Images: as linked above)

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Severine is a Montreal-based electronic music composer and writer. Mother of two super heroes, she can be spotted roaming around the many local festivals, running after these small city defenders.