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Festive Balloon Weight Vases

Galaxy Glitter™

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Festive Balloon Weight Vases

designed by Jessica Alea

Pump up birthday party décor with vase balloon holders painted with Galaxy Glitter™.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Burnt Sienna (DAO63)
  • Oyster Beige (DA313)
  • Terra Coral (DA286)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Bronze Asteroid (DGG12)
  • Champagne Starburst (DGG14)
  • Pink Cosmos (DGG07)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • clear glass vase (as many needed)
  • sand
  • paintbrushes (including fan brush)
  • balloon (and party decor spray)


  1. Wipe the vase surface clean with rubbing alcohol and a paper towel.
  2. Basecoat the vase(s) in stripes of Oyster Beige on the first third; Terra Coral on the second third; and Burnt Sienna on the bottom third. Allow to dry. Apply a second coat, if necessary. Let dry completely.
  3. Once completely dry, paint Champagne Starburst over the Oyster Beige; Pink Cosmos over the Terra Coral; and the Bronze Asteroid over the Burnt Sienna. Repeat these steps using other colors, basecoating first using similar colors to the glitter.


Fill the vases with sand to weigh down. Add foil party décor sprays and balloons to the vase(s) to complete the look.