Why are my Balloons Wrinkled?

Brand new 260Q twisting balloon, direct from the manufacturer, are all wrinkled. What’s up with that? When you buy latex balloons, you never expect them to be wrinkled up like a used 1-dollar bill.  If you try to wrinkle a balloon, you cannot do it.  So why is it that now and then you get … Read more

Colors are being Eliminated?

The present economy has not made it easy for any company while layoffs and cutbacks are happening across the board. It started me thinking about the balloon manufacturers and how they must be coping with decreasing sales. Reports worldwide state that balloon entertainment is slow, and entertainers are not purchasing as many balloons as years … Read more

Does it Really Matter if you have your Colors Organized?

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

I guess that all adds up to personal preferences! How you like to work. There are almost a hundred ways to do it. Work out of the plastic bag that you got your balloons in. Work out of a pouch with the colors all mixed up. Work out of an apron where the colors are … Read more

Balloon Pumps for Balloon Animals

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

If you are trying to make balloon animals, the best way to inflate a twisting balloon is to use a balloon pump.  Balloon pumps come either as a hand pump or as a floor pump.  The hand pumps are great for kids or entertainers who are just starting to make balloon animals.  You can buy … Read more