Balloon Hats

No Head is Too Big for a Hat Balloons twirl about as spectators watch in delight; you present the guest of honor with a well-crafted hat. Instantly the head repels the hat like two opposing magnets with the same polarity.  It is now a game of cat and mouse to see if you can get … Read more

When Complicated Looks Simple

Kung Fu Panda

Simply complicated, that’s how I roll. The job of a balloon entertainer is to make the completed look simple, but sometimes we make the simple complicated.  Balloon designs that we have made 100’s of times become simple. It does not matter how many balloon twists are involved or the number of balloons. A challenge at … Read more

Squeak – Squeak

His balloon’s go, Squeak – Squeak I’ve had an idea for a song for several years, and now I’m happy to say this project is over and can now move on to the next project.  I hope you enjoy it.  Don’t forget to switch to the 1080p mode . Subscribe to Dale’s Blog and get … Read more

Like a Pilgrim


Whoa, take ‘er easy there, Pilgrim Like the Pilgrims, the first balloon entertainers were breaking new ground. With limited resources, they had to use what was available to them and develop skills and techniques to ensure their survival.  The Pilgrims had the new America, which gave them the freedom to express themselves. Like the development … Read more

Election Day

Balloon Artists - Magical Balloon-dude

Let me check my calendar My Google calendar tells me it’s Election Day, but there is not an election happening today, to my recollection.  As somebody who lives by their calendar appointments, I’m always double-checking to ensure I don’t have something scheduled.  Well, I always have something on my schedule, writing, marketing, playing with the … Read more

Why did I Make a Logo?

Chick-fil-A Logo

The eat more chicken company logo gets twisted Being a promotional balloon entertainer, and have spent the majority of my life working with balloons. Customers assume you can create anything on the spot. I can be working a trade show, and somebody will hand me a business card and request their logo.  Many times the … Read more

Rat Race for More

Rat Balloon Animals

The evil rat race of business, to  acquire more As entertainers, we are always trying to find new places to advertise and generate business, but once we start to look, we get overwhelmed at all the opportunities.  It is similar to George Carlin’s stuff explanation. You look at an area, break it down by industry … Read more

Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth


You have been twisting balloons for several hours, you have to pee like a racehorse and you keep getting that one child who keeps coming back asking for more. You wish the child would hold on to their horses, but each time the balloon request is more difficult than the first time. They’re getting it … Read more