Believe it or not, balloons have many alternative uses beyond floating around parties. The clip below shows 7 awesome ways you can use balloons, and have some fun while you are at it. From fancy balloon ice packs to making a glass identifier for those party cups, balloons can help you step up your DIY game without having to spend a lot of time and money. I know I am definitely going to try making that lampshade over the weekend. The best part is that these hacks look easy enough so that you can definitely give these a try, even if you are not particularly handy.