Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Ceiling Drape – A Great Solution for Decorating a Gym

People often ask for suggestions on how to decorate a gymnasium to look more elegant.  One solution that works well – drape the ceiling. Ceiling drape can help make the room feel more cozy and intimate.  It also draws the … Continue reading

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Who Let the (Balloon) Dogs Out?

Looks like these Saint Patrick’s Day “Puppies” are anxious for a walk!

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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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“Hope Rising” – Balloon Anchor Decor

This month we were privileged to provide balloon decor for the 2014 Delta Gamma Convention in Phoenix, AZ.   Huge balloon anchors in various sizes and colors were created and placed in several areas at the Arizona Biltmore.     … Continue reading

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Plump Starburst Balloon Chandeliers

These bright and colorful ceiling balloon decorations added such a fun touch to Bella’s (creator of Origami Owl) birthday celebration!  LOTS of yellow and accents of hot pink.  Trendy, youthful party decorations.   Check out our “before” and “after” photos … Continue reading

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Sports Banquet Centerpieces

  These fun balloon centerpieces were created for the Chandler’s Special Olympics and Therapeutic Sports Program Annual Sports Banquet.   Throughout the year, individuals participate in sports such as golf, bowling, softball, football, swimming, track & field, cheer, and basketball. … Continue reading

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“Starburst” Balloon Chandeliers

Made four of these for a very chic and uniquely decorated Bat Mitzvah over the weekend.  (Each “Starburst” measured approximately 8′ in diameter and contained approximately 90 balloons.)  

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“To Infinity & Beyond!”

    Created these in honor of a beloved nephew.  These “guys” were his favorites!   (Based on designs by Balloongenuity – THANK YOU!)        

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School Play – Animal Habitats

The Arctic, Rain Forest, and Savanna – animal habitats.  How to incorporate all three in a balloon column?  What I came up with was a little out of the ordinary, but the customer LOVED it!….Not to mention the students. One … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day @ Fiesta Mall!

This will definitely date me….but…being born and raised in Mesa, I remember the excitement and anticipation when Fiesta Mall was first built.  This morning, as we installed balloon decorations for Valentine’s Day there at the mall, memories of yester-year came … Continue reading

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Elegant Table Decorations

First – make balloon fantasy flowers in pearl white & gold. Second – make a variety of tabletop columns (Based on Centerpiece ideas made for 2012 Twist & Shout Banquet.) Third – Decorate tabletop columns with fantasy flowers (the flowers … Continue reading

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Balloon Wrought Iron – Elegant Wedding Decorations

One of the perks of balloon design is the enjoyment that comes from people’s reaction when they see balloons as they’ve never seen them before.  We created these street lamps and wedding backdrop for my niece’s wedding this past weekend … Continue reading

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“Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” – Dr. Seuss Themed Balloon Decorations

Just say the name “Dr. Seuss” and fun, whimsical thoughts come to mind…you may start to wonder if Thing 1 or Thing 2 is about to pop-in or glance to see if there’s a Wocket in your Pocket. My thoughts … Continue reading

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Balloon Candy Shop – in NEON!

I had a request from a customer one Friday afternoon for some balloon decorations the following Monday – the customer wanted a candy theme…in NEON!   I’ve never seen a balloon candyland done in neon…my guess is because neon balloons only … Continue reading

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PLAY BALL!

  With March comes the opening day for Chandler National Little League.  We LOVE providing both balloon twisting and balloon decorations for the festivities each year!  this year, as part of the balloon decorations, we created a giant baseball cap … Continue reading

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Balloons at the ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Fan Fest!

I’ll confess – walking through the tunnel and onto right field at Chase Field (home of the Arizona Diamondbacks) DEFINITELY made me giddy!  I was helping my good friend, Kristy Edel, set-up Baseball Bat Balloon Columns for the Diamondback’s Annual … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fears – CLOWNS!

In November 2012 I attended the Western Region Clown Association Convention in Laughlin, Nevada with two of my close friends and fellow balloon artists (Marta Hoburg & Taulbee McJunkin.) The classes were fun and instructive and the people were welcoming! … Continue reading

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Getting that last bit of Ultra HiFloat to pump out of the jar…

How do you get the last bit of Ultra-HiFloat to pump out of the jar and into a few more DESPERATELY needed balloons at 5am when no balloon stores are open? Pray for help – and the answer comes!…Throw some … Continue reading

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Two-Hour Flight Delay at the Airport – Twister Style!

What happens when balloon twisters find out their flight has been delayed for two hours?!? – IMPROMPTU BALLOON PARTY!!!! My brother, Dan, and I had a great time making interactive toys out of balloons for all the children at the gate…and several … Continue reading

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