XII Moscow International Balloons Festival

Long gone are the days of simple one balloon animals. Balloon artists are literally stretching the boundaries of balloons twisting. The world of balloon art has developed over the years and with each year new techniques and competitions develop that just blows a persons mind away.  Balloon decorators have been building big elaborate balloon sculptures … Read more

Halloween Pumpkin Twist

Halloween is one of the  creative and funnest times of the year for balloon entertainers.  But sometimes we over look the basics and try to make things more complicated then they need to be.  There’s no rule book that says we cannot take something as simple as a balloon pumpkin and infuse a little variety, … Read more

Big Balloon Design Goes Small

Balloon Figure

If you attended the Robbie Furman,  Deco-Twisting balloon jam (Sponsored by Qualatex Balloons) this past week, you would have learned how to make an eight-foot-high balloon person.  The design was cute and had a lot of potentials. Robbie gave ideas on different ways to transform a quick and straightforward balloon figure into other characters.  The … Read more

September is Internation Balloon Month – Feel the Breeze!

September Internatinal Balloon Month - Balloon Politician

Wow, it starts in September with the politicians making promises and boasting about their accomplishments – do you feel the wind.  Imagine if we could harness all that hot air and put in to a balloon.  Balloon Artists around the world would not need a balloon pump, but could recycle the hot air being spewed … Read more

The Bride & Groom

Balloon Bride and Groom

A Bride and Groom Balloon Centerpiece for a Wedding Reception When it rains it pours and that runs true when I have to build a balloon sculpture.  It never fails that on the busiest week somebody will order a balloon centerpiece. Just finding the time to build, deliver and insure the balloon arrives in one … Read more

Let Betallic Balloons Inspire Your Creativity

Betallatex balloons

From Simple to Simply Spectacular…be creative! You can stack ’em, overlap ’em,’ or get creative in their placement to make a typical balloon design more enticing and exciting with Betallic’s beautiful latex balloon line… You can use innovative color placement and step up the size and shape of balloons to increase the visual appeal of … Read more

This isn’t just a simple balloon animal, its ancient Egyptian Art.

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Ancient Egyptian art is a fascination of balloon twister Christine Belcher (Twistina), who resides in the UK and is an active member of the mbd2.com balloon twisting community. Inspired by Egyptian art, Belcher decided to showcase a replica of Tutankhamen’s funeral mask out of balloons at this year’s Twist & Shout 2009 balloon convention.  Belcher … Read more

1st Birthday Party Theme

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

If you’re having a 1st birthday party and looking for a theme, then here are resources to theme ideas for birthday parties.  Don’t forget you going to need a good balloon entertainer who can incorporate cool balloon designs to fit your theme party. Book mark this page now! A Abby Cadabby Birthday Party – create … Read more

Halloween Balloon Animals – Don’t do it yourself!

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The Internet is a great place to learn different skills, but people often try to learn a skill days before an event.  As a professional balloon entertainer, I get numerous emails from desperate parents seeking out how to make Halloween balloon animals or make flowers for the school homecoming. These instructions are not quickly assessable … Read more

Toolbar for Balloon Entertainers

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Do you like making balloon animals and want to know what is happening in the industry? Want to know about: Conventions Forums Blogs Manufacturer – Qualatex Balloon Jams Video Links Classifieds RSS Feeds Balloon Supplies plus some fun gadgets Simply download the toolbar and install it!  It works with IE and Firefox.  It’s free-give it … Read more