Ah, THAT'S how you make a balloon arch or garland..... Balloon Arch Decorating Strip 25ft - Party City. I wonder if you can just tape the ends to the ground, or if you need to anchor them somehow (i.e. buckets, pvc pipe secured in a weighted base)
Balloon Column & Arch Connectors Balloon Column & Arch Connectors http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IKGER28/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x429ub0VJ20Q9 AGH! If only we had time to have things shipped! This would save tons of time!