Nifty·Updated on Oct 4, 2018. Posted on Jul 2, 201332 Unexpected Things To Do With BalloonsBalloons bring instant joy and happiness to one's life. It's a fact.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Glue pom-poms on them. designimprovised.com 2. Attach streamers, feathers, tinsel, and any other long stringy sparkly things to them. sugarandcloth.com 3. Revamp your vases. pinterest.com 4. Surprise someone you <3. studiodiy.com youaremyfave.com Go for the single balloon for a subtler effect. 5. Freeze water ballons and use them to keep drinks cold at a party. Victoria Hudgins / asubtlerevelry.com Your new party trick. When the water melts, just throw them back into the freezer. 6. Make your guests do a little work if they want to find out where the party is. edytaszyszlo.com 7. Make a drumset. pinterest.com Thankfully, this one doesn't make any noise. 8. Create a balloon drop. pinnedit.blogspot.com Basically a small-scale version of... 9. Display photos. weddingomania.com 10. Hang tiny people off the ends. mydiychat.com 11. Splatter them with gold paint. studiodiy.com 12. Give someone the gift of bubblegum. projectdenneler.com Your valentine will think you are impossibly clever. Directions here. 13. Put confetti in your balloon. swellmayde.com Hint: Use a funnel. 14. Put confetti AND money in your balloon. bridesmaid.com 15. Put LED light bulbs in them. brit.co Just make sure the bulbs aren't breakable in case one of them comes crashing down due to a popped balloon. 16. Create a table centerpiece with plants and flowers. boards.weddingbee.com 17. String them into a fruity garland. ohhappyday.com 18. Give the kids a super durable bouncy ball to play with. theidearoom.net Get the directions on how to make this using balloons here. 19. Make a giant strawberry party decoration. readingconfetti.com All you need is green construction paper and a sharpie. 20. Instead of piñatas, hang water balloons. mandydouglass.blogspot.com 21. Fill them with non-toxic paint and have a fight. imgfave.com 22. Make water balloon yo-yos. innerchildfun.com 23. Brighten up those mason jars. brit.co They look deceptively paint-dipped! 24. Use them as molds for twine ball lights. splashofsomething.com Get the DIY here. pinterest.com Use different colored string for a decorative fixture. 25. Turn your favorite little one into a walking apple tree. ulla-lullaby.blogspot.com 26. Use a balloon as a mold for a votive holder made from a doily. sarahcrafted.blogspot.com All you need is a balloon, a doily, and sugar starch. 27. Hang them from the rafters with macramè. youaremyfave.com Get the directions here. 28. Run a threaded needle through the tied end of the balloon to string them together. hwtm.com 29. Wrap them in cellophane and put them on sticks to make giant lollipops for a candy-themed party. parents.com 30. Hang them upside down from the ceiling. studiodiy.com 31. Freeze an LED tea light into a water balloon to create a winter "fire and ice" lantern. madincrafts.com Add food coloring if you want them to be colored. 32. Make a water balloon to end all water balloons. Game over.