Summer is fast approaching—soon there will be an abundance of barbecues, pool parties, and other fun events to celebrate the warmer weather and longer days. If you’re looking for a great theme for your summer celebration, consider a cactus-themed party! Cacti are the perfect motif for a variety of different events.
Many people have been using cacti in their bridal and baby showers, birthday parties and weddings—and there’s a reason why. They are super easy to infuse into just about any celebration through decorations, drinks, dessert, backdrops and as party favors. Top off the perfect cactus party with DIY cactus balloons, an easy and adorable way to elevate your decor game.
The cactus balloons are super simple to create, it only takes about 3–5 minutes to create one. The materials you need include:
- Green balloons (various shades)
- 5” balloons
- 12” balloons
- String or ribbon
- Pink pom-poms
- Black permanent marker
- Glue gun
- Helium tank (optional)
Check out the infographic by ProFlowers below for step-by-step instructions and the mood boards for more cactus-themed inspiration:
Whether you’re throwing a birthday party or a bridal shower, cacti make a great theme. Throw in fun touches like cactus-inspired dishware and cactus-shaped desserts. For a kid’s party try having them create their own cacti art that they can take home.
Cactus-themed Baby Shower
Cacti are the perfect theme to welcome a little one into the world. This theme can be used for gender neutral parties as well as those that lean more feminine or masculine. Try giving away small potted cacti as a party favor that your guests will love to keep!
If you’re planning a summer wedding or getting married in a desert climate, cacti are a fun and unique flora to include in your decor scheme. Mix the cacti in with other colorful blooms for a lush feel or go minimalist with an array of simple and elegant cacti plants.