Birthday Balloons – Choosing the right balloon for the birthday party


My livelihood has been balloon twisting at private and corporate parties, and I have been working around balloons since 1985 and have seen many arrangements.  Let us start with the basic balloon types that people use at birthday parties. Latex Balloon These balloons are not rubber balloons but are latex balloons.  Therefore, you need to … Read more

Mylar Balloons Seller Regulation Vetoed by Governor Schwarzenagger

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This past year has been a battle between the balloon industry and Senator Jack Scott, who implement California Bill SB 1499, which bans the sales of Mylar balloons. After many months of heated discussions, email campaigns, and protests– SB 1499 passed through the California assembly to be rejected by Governor Schwarzenegger. Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed Senate … Read more

Oppose the Banning of Mylar Balloons

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

On May 29, 2008, California has taken the first step in eliminating the sale of Mylar balloons. Instead of going after Pacific Gas & Electric to improve its equipment and services, Senator Jack Scott of California is seeking to band the sales of helium-filled Mylar balloons. Does the Senator understand that people will buy these … Read more