How to Make a Fluffy Cloud Backdrop

Did you ever wish you could party under the clouds inside your house? Now you can with the easiest DIY ever to create a floating cloud installation over the cutest brunch display. 

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Travel Theme Baby Shower

Travel Themed Baby Shower

Floating DIY clouds and paper airplane garland complete the look. Always remember about the space above the table too. Either a pretty backdrop, or in this case hanging decor, bring the eye up to create a sense of variety.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Materials Needed

  • white 10" paper lanterns
  • polyester fill
  • hot glue gun
  • glue sticks

Step 1

Floating Cloud Decorations

DIY Hanging Clouds - Travel Themed Baby Shower Decorations

Put a scribble of hot glue onto the paper lantern

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Put a scribble of hot glue onto the paper lantern.

Step 2

Floating Cloud Decorations

DIY Hanging Clouds - Travel Themed Baby Shower Decorations

Carefully stick a handful of polyester fill into the hot glue.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Carefully stick a handful of polyester fill onto the hot glue.

Step 3

Floating Cloud Decorations

DIY Hanging Clouds - Travel Themed Baby Shower Decorations

Add more hot glue onto the lantern

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Add more hot glue onto the lantern.

Step 4

Floating Cloud Decorations

DIY Hanging Clouds - Travel Themed Baby Shower Decorations

Stick on more polyester fill being careful to not burn your fingers.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Stick on more polyester fill being careful to not burn your fingers.

Step 5

Floating Cloud Decorations

DIY Hanging Clouds - Travel Themed Baby Shower Decorations

Continue gluing on polyester fill all the way around the lantern to cover the whole thing. Fluff out the fill to make the clouds look realistic.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Continue gluing on polyester fill all the way around the lantern to cover the whole thing. Fluff out the fill to make the clouds look realistic.

Step 6

Floating Cloud Decorations

DIY Hanging Clouds - Travel Themed Baby Shower Decorations

Did you ever wish you could party under the clouds inside your house? Now you can with the easiest DIY ever to create a floating cloud installation over the cutest brunch display. These clouds hang from your ceiling with fishing line and tape.

Photo by: Michelle Edgemont

Michelle Edgemont

Hang the clouds from your ceiling with fishing line and tape. 

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