Wedding Balloons: The Bride’s Secret Weapon

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Birthdays, weddings, parties; balloons are never the sign of a bad time. If you see one, you’re probably already smiling and that’s why they’re so popular. In fact, they’ve become so popular that a wedding without wedding balloons would just feel wrong. As iconic as they are though, they’re also versatile, and in the post… Read more »

Balloon Artists That Push What You Think Is Possible

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Balloon Artists That Push What You Think Is Possible

Anyone can make an eel or a snake with a balloon, but we want to shine a light on some of our favourite balloon artists and twisters around. While you can’t go wrong with a classic rubber dog, these people really push what you thought was possible with balloons. Whether it’s a full-size pirate ship,… Read more »

Fun Party Games for Every Age

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Whenever you have a party, whether it’s a child’s birthday party, a Halloween party or a house party, games are a great way to bring people together. They’re brilliant for both breaking the ice between new people and providing old friends with new fun. Keep your parties fresh and interesting with the following game ideas.

Fun New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

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A good New Year’s party has sparkling decorations, plenty of gorgeous balloons, fireworks, champagne and possibly great food too. If it sounds like a lot of work, you’ll be happy to find out you can achieve this and more, with minimal effort. You won’t be sacrificing any fun, in fact, you may even increase it…. Read more »

The Best Balloon Bursting World Records!

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Bursting with fun and ready to go bang at any opportunity, balloons are the perfect item to set Guinness World Records.  As well as being great to play with and having the ability to transform rooms as colourful decorations, balloons are also popular with record breakers. To prove this point we list some of the… Read more »

Balloon Safety For Small Children

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Balloons are colourful, decorative and stacks of fun, use them for decoration, or play games with them and bring out that inner-child. Young infants in particular love playing with balloons, all that air-filled latex acts like a magnet, children can’t help being attracted to the brightness and the cheeriness of a balloon. Pay special attention… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Recycling Your Balloons

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Balloons are a great addition to any party, filling it with fun, excitement and colour. Whether it’s new years’ eve, graduation or birthday parties, balloons have long been part of the celebration. But what do you do after the party’s over with your balloons? Ultimately, safe disposal of your balloons depends on what they’re made… Read more »

How to Quietly Deflate Your Old Party Balloons

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Balloons are a great addition to any party; they add decoration and are a lot of fun to have around, no matter your age. Quite often, the morning after your party, the last thing you’ll want to experience is the loud popping of balloons, amongst throwing away all the pieces of half-eaten food, old plastic… Read more »

Four sure-fire ways to keep your guests happy

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Hosting a party is fun and makes you pretty popular amongst friends. But it can backfire too. You can’t please everyone, can you? And that’s the problem. You have friends with so many varying tastes and available dates. How can you make sure that all of them are happy?

Eye-Popping Balloon Facts

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We blow them up, use them for decoration and for playing games, but how much do you actually know about balloons? Sure they’re bright, cheery and colourful but there are plenty of facts about balloons you might not know. Let us enlighten you at The Balloon Works with these lovely little-known latex truths.