Not a buddhist but the symbolism is nice!! A lotus to represent a new beginning, or a hard time in life that has been overcome and the symbol "Hum" from the Buddhist mantra to stand for love, kindness and protection...this symbol is also said to purify hatred and anger.
How to make a balloon arch - I never knew you could make balloons look so elegant! Use chicken wire and start the blowing up a million balloons - love this!!!!! (weddings, parties, anniversary anything!)