Theme: Butterflies

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In many cultures, the magical metamorphosis of a caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly is a symbol of transformation and hope. What better way to celebrate the birth of a baby, wedding nuptials, and so much more!


Coordinating Themes

  • Butterfly Kisses & Baby/Birthday/Wedding Wishes
  • A Little Butterfly is on Her/His/Their Way
  • On the Wings of Love
  • Flutter on Over for a Birthday Party
  • Let's Flutter and Twirl with the Birthday Girl

Butterflies en masse

Adorn a 3 ft. latex balloon with paper butterflies in a large grouping for a beautiful effect. 

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Giant Butterfly Cutout

A variety of templates exist on Etsy for butterfly cutouts that you can make yourself, or choose one of the many artists who can make them for you. It's an investment you'll use multiple times! The templates can also be used to simply paint a butterfly on a standard size/shape backdrop.

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Butterfly Release

Keep your balloon decor where it belongs... tethered to the ground! There are many companies who specialize in providing butterflies for release at events.

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Twisted Butterfly Arch

Adorn any simple frame or arch with tons of twisted butterflies in a variety of colors to coordinate with the party theme.

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Twisted Balloon Butterfly and Dragonfly Tutorials

Jackie Ochitwa, CBA, of With a Twist, demonstrates how to make a simple balloon butterfly.