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Easy to learn basic Balloon Decorating for parties & events

Step by step instructions on how to build and create fabulous decor using balloons. Impress your friends with new skills
Instructor:
Peter J. Smith
740 students enrolled
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work confidently with balloons and create a variety of professional style balloon decorations. You will gain a good background knowledge of working with balloons that will ensure that your balloon decorations are successful. You will understand the differences between air filling and helium filling balloons and their uses.

This course will teach you a lot of basic balloon decorating techniques and show you how these can be used to create professional looking balloon displays. You will be able to use these balloon d├ęcor skills to create stunning displays at parties, weddings, business functions etc. Amaze your friends and family with these news skills and save on the expense of having to hire a professional.

Learn and master basic balloon decorating skills quickly with this comprehensive course.

  • Learn to build balloon bouquets, flowers, columns, arches
  • Learn to build both air filled and helium filled displays
  • Learn about balloon equipment and how to make your own.
  • Learn a lot of insider tips and advice to ensure success

Learn to create stunning balloon displays.

We will start with the basics showing you how to correctly fill and tie balloons, how to knot them into pairs and then form 4 clusters. You will then be shown how these basic building blocks can be used to build into various types of display. The lessons are broken down into short videos which are easy to follow. To get the most from this course you will need to get some balloons and practise what is shown in the lessons. There are over two hours of videos to watch on this course.

I have designed this course to be easily understood by complete beginners.

On completion of this course you should be able to work confidently with balloons and have a good selection of balloon decorations that you are able to build yourself.

Learning some basic building techniques and creating some air filled decorations

1
Sizing Latex Balloons

In this lesson you will be shown how to correctly size balloons and how to make a simple sizer from a cardboard box

2
The 3 main types of Latex Balloon finish

In this lesson you will learn the difference between opaque, crystal and pearl finish latex balloons

3
Balloon Air Pumps - different options available to you

In this lesson 2 different hand pumps and an electric blower will be demonstrated.

4
Making Pairs and 4 Clusters with latex balloons

In this lesson you will be shown how to knot two latex balloons together to form a duplet and then lock two duplets to form a quad (4 cluster)

5
Making a 4 Petal Balloon Flower

In this lesson you will learn how to make a simple balloon flower decoration using quads

6
Building a 4 Cluster Column with Latex Balloons

In this lesson you will learn how to build a column of balloons using quads

7
Building a simple 10 Balloon Cluster Decoration

In this lecture you will learn how to make a solid cluster using 10 balloons

8
Building a mini Christmas Tree with 5 inch balloons

In this lecture you will learn how to build a Christmas tree decoration using clusters of 5 balloons

9
Balloon Stands

In this lecture you will be shown a professional balloon stand and cheap readily available alternative that can be purchased

10
Putting a column onto a balloon stand

In this lecture you will learn how to put a column of air filled balloons on to a balloon stand

11
Repairing a balloon display

In this lecture you will learn how to repair a balloon column when one of the balloons goes down.

Helium Filled Balloon Decorations

1
Helium Gas

This lecture discusses helium and disposable and rental type helium cylinders

2
Balloon Weights - different types explained

In this lecture you will learn about some of the different types of balloon weight that are available.

3
Building a Three Balloon Bouquet

In this lecture you will learn how to make a bunch of 3 gas filled balloons for a table display.

4
Building a 5 balloon bouquet

In this lecture you will learn how to make a bunch of 5 gas filled balloons for a floor display.

5
Using Hi-float to extend floating time of helium filled latex balloons

In this lecture you will learn how to add hi-float to latex balloons prior to gas filling so that the float time is extended.

6
Gas filling foil balloons

In this lecture you will learn how to gas fill a foil balloon.

7
Making a Double Bubble Balloon

In this lecture you will learn how to make a double bubble balloon using an 18" clear latex balloon and an 11" coloured balloon.

8
Building a Cloud Nine Display

In this lecture you will learn how to build a cloud nine balloon display

9
Building a Pearl Arch with latex balloons

In this lecture you will learn how to to build a pearl arch by attaching gas filled balloons on to a monofilament line

10
Making an arch with Linkoloon balloons

In this lecture you will learn how to build a floating arch using linkoloon balloons.

11
Building a helium filled 4 cluster arch

In this lecture you will learn how to build a gas filled arch using clusters of 4 balloons.

12
General questions about working with balloons

questions regarding balloons

13
Conclusion
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