Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 31

31st August – Japanese Girl

Japanese Girl

I recently received an email from Mary regarding Link-o-loons, these are a type of special round balloon with an extra securing point directly opposite the knot, I have never made anything from these balloons but I have played with them, Mary then showed me a video on youtube using these balloons and I really liked …

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Aug 30

30th August – Belle

Belle

Its Nat’s birthday today and as he is a massive Disney fan I thought I would make him Belle from Beauty and the Beast. I hope you have a lovely birthday today and you find plenty of Gromits (some of you will understand that). Belle is made from 24 balloons, I started making the basket …

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Aug 29

29th August – Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine is one of the happiest people in the world, besides Mr. Happy, Mr. Cheerful, and Little Miss Giggles. Little Miss Sunshine is also the alter ego of Sharon and it is her birthday today, so happy birthday Sharon, I hope you have a day full of lots of sunshine and plenty of …

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Aug 28

28th August – Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Its Aimee’s  birthday tomorrow (the 29th) and she is in Australia, because of the time difference and the fact I am uploading this after midday on the 28th it is now officially her birthday in Australia.  I hope you have a very happy birthday Aimee x I have to thank Jeff Hayes for this design, …

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Aug 27

27th August – Candle and Holder

“Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, Up stairs and down stairs in his night-gown, Tapping at the window, crying at the lock, Are the children in their bed, for it’s past ten o’clock?” William Miller – 1841 I noticed the other day that it was getting dark earlier and earlier so I think its …

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Aug 26

26th August – Iron Man

Iron Man

A while ago in mid June I was asked if I could make Peppa Pig for Tegan’s birthday, well so her brother does not get left out, for his Birthday I have made an Iron Man, I do hope you have a super birthday whatever it is you get up to today. I have been looking …

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Aug 25

25th August – Crazy Caterpillar

Crazy Caterpillar

This Caterpillar may look simple however I have used a special technique on the body to produce a line of bubbles, I have no idea what this technique is called, for the sake of my blog I am going to call this technique the Bubble Line Technique (or BLT). The BLT  has probably been around …

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Aug 24

24th August – Ballerina Elephant Hairband

Ballerina Elephant Balancing on a Hairband

When I first thought about what I should make today I thought it should be something sensible, maybe something elegant and sophisticated, something you would expect to see in the halls of a royal palace or posh hotel . . . . then I thought nah, lets make a Ballerina Elephant balancing on a hairband, …

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Aug 23

23rd August – Skunk

235 - Skunk

Have you ever seen a baby skunk? they are so cute and I am sure they do not smell that much. Did you know that when angry, the skunk will stamp his feet? so remember if you ever see stamping skunk, step away or things might get extra smelly. This balloon skunk is made from …

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Aug 22

22nd August – WALL-E

WALL-E

You may have noticed that My Daily Balloon has a new look, I have had 2 friends working hard to get this up and running today so thank you to Clint and Scott for all your help. To help celebrate the new look I decided to do something bigger today, Its Pixar’s WALL-E, I have …

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