I was challenged by the fun folks at Balloon Time® to create a balloon surprise for a friend. I imagined surprising a friend with a groovy tie dye surprise. The present includes a tie dye party kit, a jar of colorful bath fizzies, and a bouquet of colorful balloons! The gift is perfect for the young or young at heart.
Instead of having to have the store fill your balloons for you, you can take the surprise anywhere with a Balloon Time® helium tank. If you have ever had to drive anywhere with a backseat full of helium-filled balloons, you know why this is a fantastic solution. Pick up a tank at Walmart, bring it home, and fill up the balloons at the site of the celebration!
I first got started by making the bath fizzies. I made the fizzies using the same dry ingredients in the same proportions as the bath bombs I shared yesterday.
Mix the dry ingredients together until they are totally combined. I was planning on filling an 8 oz. mason jar, so I used 1/4 cup of each ingredient.
To make coloring the fizzy powder easier, I squirted some gel food coloring into three small bowls, and added the essential oils on top of the food coloring. I mixed the coloring and oil together as well as I could (they won’t want to combine) before dividing the dry ingredients among the three bowls. I stirred each bowl’s mixture trying to distribute the color and work out the chunks of oil and powder. DO NOT add water or other liquids to the powders. You want these mixtures to be as dry as possible.
I used a canning funnel to layer the colors of powder into a mason jar.
You can tilt the jar as you go, so the layers are a bit wonky like tie dye. The bath fizzies will add color, scent, and other goodness when sprinkled into bath water.
I used the Balloon Time® helium tank to fill up the marbled balloons; it was so easy! I tied them all off with curling ribbon and tied the balloons to the jar of bath fizzies.
Finally I added a tie dye kit (you can find these at Walmart too), so the recipient can have some tie dye fun later.
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- Bath bomb molds
- Epsom salt
- Baking soda
- Corn starch
- Citric acid
- Peppermint essential oil
- Food coloring
- Pint mason jar
- Canning funnel
- Marble balloons
- Balloon Time® helium tank
- Curling ribbon
- Tie dye kit
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Balloon Time. The opinions and text are all mine.
Lindsay AFM says
This is such an awesome gift idea!! Those balloons are SO cool!
Amy Anderson says
How fun! I want to have a tie dye party! I know so many people that would love this.
What a fun party idea! Love those balloons!