A Solution on How to Use Up a Bad Bag of Balloons

If it has not happened yet, it is going to. It is just a matter of time.  Balloon after balloon you inflate is defective, and you are now stuck with a bag of bad balloons.  It happens to the best of us. I laugh when I read posts that say you should return a defective bag of … Read more

Balloon Entertainer Takes A Stand

Have you ever tried to cook a chicken with a beer can stuck inside it? No matter how careful you are, the chick is just top-heavy and wants to fall over. Years ago, I was not sure where my mom bought this handy little device, but we had a rack that you push into the … Read more

Balloon Animal Instructions

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Learn how to make balloon animals in just minutes Introducing the ONLY balloon animal instructions that are 100% DESIGNED FOR KIDS that incorporates the previous balloon sculpture twists, along with EDUCATING them on spelling and fun facts! Fans of Balloon Twisting are saying…. “Love what I saw. Balloons animals I used to hate, but now … Read more

How to Make a Bulldog Balloon Animal

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Yes, this is made out of only one balloon. Think small. Think tiny bubbles. The first few times you try this, you will probably run out of balloon. That’s OK. You will get the proportions right. I cannot take credit for this creation. It’s an example of what you can learn when you share at … Read more

Christ on the Cross Pt 1

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This is great for church services, vacation bible schools, Sunday Schools…anything to do with Christian ministry and teaching others about Christ. John Holmes has a multi balloon Christ on the Cross presentation that is just phenomenal. Get his video/DVD if you can find it. It’s awesome! This one will be done in two parts. The … Read more

How to Make a Balloon Animals Octopus

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

What fun! Children and adults LOVE this one! Inflate a Betallatex Doll Body about the size of a large grapefruit. Set aside. Inflate a white 5″ round about the size of a mandarin orange. Set aside. Spiral inflate 4 160s. Twist all of the 160s together in the center. Twist the white 5″ round in … Read more

The Basics Balloon Twists

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The Basics Twists With all the cool articles that are on here, here is a basic primer in the twists that are used in balloon sculpturing. Learn these, and you will be able to twist ANYTHING. It’s just a matter of combining these necessary twists in different combinations of size and with a different type … Read more

How to Make a Huge Balloon Sword

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This mega sized sword has a HUGE impact, but is the easiest to make! Great for beginners… but even seasoned balloon artists will want to put this in their repertoire. fully inflate a 260. Also inflate a 160 all the way and give it a good burp. Wrap the 260 around the 360 and center … Read more

How to make a Balloon Cocoon

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

(Caterpillar/Butterfly Body) Here’s a quickie for today. Simple and easy. Use it as a stand-alone or can use it as a butterfly body. I learned this one at one of the many conventions I used to attend. I can’t remember who taught it, but it is not my original. It’s a cool one. Enjoy! Inflate … Read more

How to make a Mermaid out of Balloons

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This is a fairly easy mermaid… but can be bigger than the child! Little girls LOVE it! Step 1. Inflate a red (or other hair colored balloon) 260 leaving about a 2″ tip. Make a small loop for her bangs followed by a pinch twist. Step 2. Inflate a skin toned 260 leaving about a … Read more