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Balloon Chit Chat / Rainbow
« on: March 26, 2020, 10:39:04 AM »
People are posting rainbows in their windows so that when children are
going out for a walk they have something to spot, so I joined in.
My Rainbow.

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Balloon Chit Chat / The Balloon Artistes Guild Challenge
« on: March 21, 2020, 05:05:44 PM »
Rob has started a challenge over on Facebook,
you can enter each day or pick and choose just when you get time.
The theme for today was Easter, this is the link if you would like to join in,

https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBalloonArtistesGuild/

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Picture Gallery / Camel
« on: March 12, 2020, 03:32:35 PM »
I was having a play with making a Camel.
This has a tulip side wall bubble raisen twist to join the neck and body together.
Vadim at the BBB had three designs using this,
his elaborate Camel, the Rhino and Whale.

I found it did not give the design enough movement and went for plan B later in the day.

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Balloon Chit Chat / Premium Smart Twist
« on: March 10, 2020, 09:45:45 PM »
I have just added the new Premium smart twist balloon inflator onto the website.
Please log in to see the wholesale price, we are also doing a £15 product
voucher on all pre orders. It should be available to ship in early April.

https://www.balloonartwholesale.co.uk/balloons/pumps-for-balloons/

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Model Of The Month / March Model of the Month (Cowboy Gun)
« on: February 28, 2020, 05:14:14 PM »
I was going with an Owl design for this month but decided to enter it into a
competition next week so we are now onto plan B, the Cowboy Gun.
The Owl will be for April now.

Enclosed in all the balloon orders for March will be the complimentary pack of balloons.
If you do use a grey balloon and not the Silver Chrome you may need to scale it
all down as the chrome balloon is approx. 4 fingers longer when inflated.

The gun uses 1, 260 Chrome Silver and 1, 260 Mocha
I have added an extra Chrome Silver to the bags.

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Balloon Chit Chat / Balloon Artistes Guild Membership 2020/21
« on: February 24, 2020, 04:06:20 PM »
We are now open for membership for 2020/21.
The club has 10 days throughout the year with six international star lecture days.
Three of these days are filmed and put onto DVD for club members,
cost for joining is just £199 for the year and on the early bird special
you also get a £20 voucher to spend via the shop.

This makes each day less than £18 to attend.

The club for 2020/21 runs from 3rd April 2020 till the end of March 2021
*** The DVD's are only for club members and are not to be re-sold ***

We also do just DVD only membership for those who are unable
to attend the days and this is just £99 for the three DVD set.

Any questions then please ask or to join up,
https://www.balloonartwholesale.co.uk/balloons/care-share-days/

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Events. Balloon, Magic, Etc / Blackpool Magic Convention 2020
« on: February 10, 2020, 08:26:07 PM »
I'm off tomorrow to the Blackpool Magic Convention.
Loading the car up in the morning and driving over to David Crofts to stay
for Tuesday night and then the drive up on Wed. We set the stand on
Thursday and open for business Friday, Saturday and Sunday and
then the long drive home Monday exhausted.

In the past we have had the drum kit, motorbike, cooker and chef,
armchair with beer and remote control and a sea side scene.

So what will we be building this year...…………
come over to the stand and say hello and see what it is...………….XXxx

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Balloon Chit Chat / Heart to Owl
« on: February 10, 2020, 04:29:53 PM »
I made the heart and thought it looked like an owl, then came up with the saying.....

"Owl always love you"

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Balloon Chit Chat / Balloon designs for a party
« on: February 03, 2020, 09:58:24 AM »
I had to make some balloons for a party so thought I'd take some pictures.

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Balloon Chit Chat / Making a vase
« on: February 02, 2020, 10:20:24 PM »

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Model Of The Month / February Model of the Month (Pterodactyl)
« on: February 01, 2020, 10:42:46 AM »
This month we are going with a Dinosaur theme and having the Pterodactyl
as the model of the month for February.

On the original design I did have feet and legs but I have been making this a lot over
the past couple of weekends and no one has said anything so I have streamlined
the design to have no legs. I have also on occasion put onto a clear 260
stick so they can fly the design around which was also very popular.

The first picture you can just make out the feet, the tail was made from the
remainder of the feet balloon and I only used one 260 for the wings.
Now I use two 260 to make the wings so much bigger
and use the ends of these for the tail.

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Balloon Chit Chat / Re-Visiting
« on: January 27, 2020, 05:40:17 PM »
I thought I'd go back down memory lane a little and have a look at some of the older balloon
designs from model of the month. The first one I looked at and that caught my eye was
the guitar from May 2010 so nearly 10 years ago.
The original guitar was made for a photo shoot that we did for comic relief.

The instructions are here but I have changed the design slightly.
http://balloonchat.co.uk/model-of-the-month/may-2010-model-of-the-month-(guitar)/

More pictures from the photo shoot are here,
http://balloonchat.co.uk/balloon-chit-chat/comic-relief-photo-shoot/msg9963/#msg9963

The guitar below is for a left handed player.

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Balloon Chit Chat / Abigail's Charity
« on: January 19, 2020, 09:01:00 PM »
Danielle Burnige, Simona Rad and myself worked an event last year together
for Abigail's charity. I'm in the video twice, you can just see the front of my
shirt in one shot and the back of my shirt in the other shot 😁😂

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2616286505120888&id=110352799047617&sfnsn=mo&extid=gkfmBAdxdiQZu2G0

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Balloon Chit Chat / Face Design
« on: January 19, 2020, 11:11:33 AM »
I'm having a play with a face design for something later in the year.
The lower face is to narrow so will add to the design.

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Balloon Chit Chat / Balloon Chat Off Line
« on: January 18, 2020, 09:35:21 PM »
Not sure how many noticed but balloon chat was off line for a couple of days.
We have 20GB of memory and 100 GB of storage and we filled it up so had
to get an extra 20GB of storage to hopefully last a couple more years.

We also had to take the forum back to Jan 15th so lost some posts.
I will double check and try to repost them tomorrow.

The other down side was we had the most people ever on line at 966 but
this got deleted due to the crash and going back a couple of days.

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