Category Archives: Holidays

Fall is Shimmering!

With the help of some FABULOUS volunteers, we created over 30 of these fall centerpieces – “Autumn Starry Elegance”.  These ladies had never done anything like this before, but they were fearless and willing.   Didn’t they do a fabulous … Continue reading

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“Hoppy” Easter!

Just a couple of bunnies from this weekend… Wishing you all a very Happy Easter!  

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A Whoville-like Christmas!

One of my life-long favorite Christmas movies is the animated “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, written by Dr. Seuss.  Imagine how much fun it was to help decorate this week for a Christmas party with a “Whoville” theme! If you … Continue reading

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A Visit to See Santa!

This past weekend we traveled to Buckeye to decorate and twist balloons for their annual “Hometown Holiday Boutique”. To visit with Santa, children walked through this fun Peppermint Arch. These 6 foot tall Peppermint Columns helped to guide the way … Continue reading

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Giant Spiders and Fall Balloons

Break out the  spiders and pumpkins – it’s that time of year again! While much of the country looks forward to the cooler fall/winter months with dread, here in Phoenix, Arizona, we LOVE it!  These are the months we can … Continue reading

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Celebrate!

I recently had a customer request a gift / centerpiece for a co-worker who loves wine.  Being a recurring customer, she then gave me a budget amount to work within and basically told me, “Make whatever you want – I … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees & Santa’s Workshop – BALLOONS!

  Two dozen Balloon Christmas Trees!  Four were life-sized and twenty were tabletop sized centerpieces.  Volunteers helped by stringing lights and decorating all the trees.  We then filled the room by suspending a couple dozen foil balloon stars from the ceiling! Beautiful! Then, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Balloon Decorations with BIG FUN BALLOONS

This year I was privileged to take part in helping to create balloon decor for the Salvation Army’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner here in Phoenix.  Sponsored by Big Fun Balloons and Qualatex Balloons (Pioneer Balloon Company), volunteers come together each November to … Continue reading

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High School Dance – Cinderella also used a PUMPKIN

I went to my niece’s wedding this past weekend and got to visit with my brother’s family.  On my last night there I found out that my twin nephews had both been asked to the high school dance…more than a … Continue reading

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More Christmas Balloon Decorations

The following are just a couple balloon designs I did for a Christmas Party. There are some really fantastic designs for lighted street lamp balloon columns out there – below is my own personal take on it.   Together, with … Continue reading

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Nutcracker / Toy Soldier Christmas Balloon Column Decorations

NUTCRACKER (TOY SOLDIER) COLUMNS Larger-than-life and absolutely stunning! – Everyone at the Christmas party went “nuts” for this set of Christmas Balloon Nutcrackers! Impressive for their 11′ height alone; even more amazing is knowing that there is a pipe going right thru each balloon head! … Continue reading

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FREAKY FRANKIE – Halloween Balloon Column

Standing at over 8 feet tall, “Freaky Frankie” is a frighteningly fun addition to any Halloween decor! Make it an extra Happy Halloween – invite “Frankie.” (The girl in the photo is 5’8″ tall)      

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