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Custom Age Decor at It’s My Party

Whether it’s a first birthday, a Sweet 16 or  a 50th birthday….almost everyone likes to see their “age” in their balloon decor.  Customization is very important in our store…it separates us from the big box stores.  We listen carefully to every customer before they place the order.  In listening to our customers, we find out what is important to them.  And if it’s the AGE that’s important…we have a lot of options.

Number balloons come in a variety of colors and sizes, and they can be incorporated into any balloon design.  Customers are delighted, and as a result…”Word Of Mouth” is our number one referral source.

A ladybug centerpiece with a number 1 on it.

Sweet 16 Featured on Candy Dish

Enjoy our custom balloon decor!  Please call our balloon artists to help you plan your next birthday party at 219-322-7777.

An Arch With Any Age Creates a Grand Entrance.

Custom Balloon CenterpieceAdd an Age to a Gift BasketAdd any age to a gift basket!   15 stuffed inside a 3 foot balloon


Religious Celebrations

How precious to celebrate the Baptism of a newborn baby.

Or to celebrate a First Communion, Confirmation, Christening or Profession of Faith,

All are significant life milestones, and all are important to our customers.  Adding the right decor can soften and sweeten the atmosphere, and we do this using pearl balloons, soft colors, simple patterns and subtle touches with ribbon and lace.

We are committed to lending a hand to customers planning religious celebrations.  Most of our customers first come to us with their ideas….and we work with them in our consultation area to design decor that’s just right for the venue, budget and personal tastes.

Simple Cross Centerpiece

Tabletop centerpieces add just the right amount of decor to a room.  Soft ribbon flows from the design and the uniqueness of this piece becomes a conversation point.

Angel Bouquets Sent from Above

These pieces are unique as well….and feature simple angels on the bottom.  The whole room was filled with decor in shades of pink, purple and white.

Frame a Doorway with Balloon Towers

Doorways a great place to decorate…they set the tone for the event the moment the guests walk in.

Angel Centerpiece Close-Up

Baptism Centerpiece

Worried about how you are going to fit all your balloons into your vehicle?  We deliver.  Even if you’re not at the event site, you can rest assured knowing that your balloons will be set up when you arrive.

Call 219-322-7777 and meet with me.  I’m Amy….they call me the balloon lady….and I would LOVE to be a part of your next celebration.

Wedding Balloon Decor

It’s been a hot, hot summer here in Northwest Indiana.  It’s been filled with a lot of excitement as we’ve tried new balloon decorating ideas.  Our customers have trusted us with many precious events this summer.  We’ve seen baby showers, graduation parties and birthday celebrations.  And we’ve also seen the union of many of our customers.  Weddings…brought to you by It’s My Party…and inspired by our amazing customers.

Here are some of our best wedding balloon decorating ideas!

Elegant Balloon Sculpture

Corners.  Every room needs them…it’s a fact.  And, at It’s My Party, we are happy that rooms have corners…because corners are a perfect place to put an elegant balloon design.

Centerpiece Decor for Welcome Table.

Say “Welcome”…and say it with elegance and class.  This gorgeous design features a “Just Married” latex balloon inside a clear plastic bubble.  Inside the tube, there are floral beads which glow.  Why do they glow?  We inserted a “Fairy Berry.”  The effect is mesmerizing as the light fades in and out.

Bride and Groom Entryway Display

Our customers were seeking a “fun” entrance into their reception hall.  What could be more fun than a bride and groom made out of balloons?  Both bride and groom were displayed next to their name….written out of silver foil balloons.  And of course, helium filled bouquets framed the display and added height.  A guest at the wedding wrote on our Facebook page:  “The bride and groom had a little bit too much to drink and were out on the dance floor all night.”  Yes, we know that guests LOVE to dance with our balloon people.  It happens every time we create one for a party.

Dance Floor Balloons with Sparkle Ribbon

The dance floor came to life with the floating balloons attached to Sparkle Ribbon.  Lights and movement….what could be more perfect on a dance floor!

Highlight the Head Table…with Balloons

We accented the head table with jumbo latex balloons which were double stuffed.  The balloons were attached with tulle, creating a delicate look which looked great in photographs.

If you “DO,” be sure you “DO” choose balloons too!

We agree that floral, candles, glass, feathers and other decorating ideas DO have their place in weddings.  We DO like a lot of those ideas a lot too.  But, we also DO think that more people need to remember that balloons can transform an event into an elegant atmosphere.  The way they float and fill the space create warm emotions and happiness…and weddings are no exception.  Their versatility, affordability and uniqueness can’t be denied.  And we DO think that the balloon decorators at It’s My Party are just right for YOUR wedding.  Call me at 219-322-7777 for more information!

Helium Shortage

Helium.  It’s odorless.  Colorless.  Non-toxic.  It’s the stuff that makes the balloons float. 

A majority of party supply stores, dollar stores and grocery stores in Northwest Indiana are unable to fill customer’s balloons with helium.  Why?  It’s a national helium shortage.  Just google “national helium shortage” if you want to know all the details….why, how, how long, how come, etc. 

But if you’re interested in “What To Do About It” instead of “WHY IS THIS HAPPENING?”….stop on by to It’s My Party in Dyer, Indiana to find a huge assortment of balloon decoration that are filled with AIR instead of helium.

Customers planning big events stop in to It’s My Party frantically asking, “Do you have helium?”

Our answer is “YES, we DO have helium….but let us show you some of our air-filled options as well!”



Our popular “Candy Dishes” require no helium.  And you can choose any of our hot new patterns…including Angry Birds Balloons!



Visit one of our “Balloon Classes for Children!” to learn how to do dozens of different projects using “AIR” only!



Our Bitty Baby Buddies are a hit at Baby Showers!  Gift tables, welcome tables….food tables…or anywhere!  These babies are the cutest little balloon arrangements that you have ever seen at a baby shower!



What’s your theme?!  JUST TELL US…and we will create a balloon display to match it.  Our creative and talented balloon artists can do something for any type of party.  All you need to do is TELL US your dream!  These projects are ALL AIR!



Formal Events need balloons too!  No helium?  No problem!  This beautifully glowing arrangement welcomed guests and added to the ambiance of this beautiful wedding.



Our HOT Hula Girl adds a lot of fun to your summer luau party!  She’s the center of attention….the most popular guest on the dance floor…and of course EVERYONE wants to pose with her in pictures!  100% air…100% fun!



For children’s birthday parties….we know you still want balloons!  Add some of our Ty stuffed animals to your arrangements…and you’ll have a happy birthday girl or boy!  All air…and a little stuffing!


Can you imagine a mermaid party without balloons?!  Now you can!  All air…and don’t worry about the fish!  The fish will last for several days in the air!



NEED MORE IDEAS?!  Have a seat and look through our albums where we have hundreds of ideas.  

And don’t worry….if you DO need helium, we’ve got that too.  For now.  BUT….don’t forget….that AIR can create an amazing emotional impact as well!  Make your guests smile….with BALLOONS from It’s My Party!




Balloon Tree

Every now and then a customer comes along and inspires us.

We feel inspired because the customer reminds us how powerful love is….how powerful family is….and how meaningful life is when we have people in our life that we truly care about.

Our customer came to our store to plan her father’s 70th birthday party.  A surprise party.  We discussed several ideas….when suddenly an idea popped into her mind.  A tree.

A tree in her father’s neighborhood had profound meaning.  It was a meaningful tree, a long-lasting tree, and a sentimental place where memories were formed.

I told her that the only trees that I had experience making were palm tree.  Well, we live in Northwest Indiana.  A palm tree was NOT the type of tree that she was seeking.

Then I asked her if she had a few moments so that I could play.  I wrapped a few 160Q’s to make a tree truck, and added three topiaries of 5 inch balloons to make a bountiful tree.  Using a bit of balloon bond, it was easy to attach them together.

Sometimes we hit, sometimes we miss….but we always try to listen to our customers….and in this particular situation, we hit it a home run.

We did on tree for the gift table, and another tree for behind the head table.  For tabletop centerpieces; we used black, agate and silver latex balloons.  We also included a jumbo 70 and a mini 70 number base.

We love what we do….and we love being  a part of our customer’s special events.  We were reminded in this situation how powerful the bond of family is.  Her mother had died 12 years earlier….her dad is her best friend.  She laughed as she explained to us how overprotective she is over her father.  She joked that her father’s friends were probably jealous of her involvement and attachment to him.

What a gift to be a part of life’s most meaningful moments.  It’s never “JUST BALLOONS.”   Not here, not with us.  It’s an expression of love….and the creation of life-long memories.

Balloon Tree


It’s My Party Wedding Decor Ideas

Balloon Bride and Groom

Our bride and groom are the most popular pieces of balloon decor used at bridal showers and weddings.

In addition, balloon arches are very popular and can be created in any color combination.  A balloon arch can go over doors, windows, the bridal party, the cake table, or whatever other area you wish to highlight.

Balloon Arch Over Doors

For corners and entrances and all the other little spaces in between, our designs are made to fit your budget and theme.

Heart Balloon Column in White and Ivory.

Most brides do not choose balloon centerpieces for the guest tables, but they do choose the centerpieces for gift tables, dessert tables and entryway tables where guests pick up their table numbers.

Just Married Latex Inside Elegant Centerpiece

Black and White Wedding Centerpiece

No matter what type of event you are planning, our balloon professionals will help you every step of the way.  219-322-7777.  Consultations are free and we are open 7 days a week.  We prefer to meet at YOUR VENUE to help draw out a plan, but we will also meet with you in our spacious store.  www.itsmypartytoo.com

Graduation Season Balloon Decor

Grad season.  It’s our favorite time of the year at It’s My Party.  And here are some of our favorite party ideas.

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