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"Christmas Centerpiece"

An elegant Christmas centerpiece,ideal as decoration or a gift delivery.


Equipment used:

Mini Cool Aire "Dual Pro TM" Inflator

PBA Ingredients:


Additional Ingredients

  • 1 x 20” Qualatex Deco Bubble Stars Around
  • 1 x 11” Qualatex Christmas print
  • 6 x 11"  Qualatex Red
  • 3 x 160 Qualatex Green
  • 1 x 160 Qualatex Yellow
  • Green Tulle
  • Red ribbon/ tulle
  • Green ribbon/ tulle
  • 8" base
  • Good quality Scotch tape (wide) 


Designer: Peggy Butland and John Preston
Company: The Great British Balloon Company
Country: UK
Step by Step Instructions:

    Step 1
    Take the 11" Qualatex Christmas Printed latex and insert a balloon stick into it, then insert the latex balloon into the 20" Qualatex Deco Bubble Stars Around
    Step 2
    Using the Mini Cool Aire® "Dual ProTM" Inflator, inflate the 20"Deco Bubble until it looks inflated like a normal foil balloon
    Step 3
    Then inflate the 11" latex until all the wrinkles in the Deco Bubble are gone
    Step 4
    Tie of the Deco Bubble with a small piece of curling ribbon
    Step 5
    Glue 4 of the  Maxi Cups to a silver of clear base,  in a rectangular approximately 5" by  4"
    Step 6
    Insert a Maxi Sticks into each of the Maxi Cups
    Step 7
    Take the inflated Deco Bubble and place between the 4 sticks, making sure that it is straight and even all round
    Step 8
    Using good quality scotch tape, tape across one the end of the first stick to hold it in place against the balloon
    Step 9
    Repeat step 8 on  the other three sticks, do opposite corners as it make is easier.
    Step 10
    Make 4 Bow tie bows, with the Green and Red ribbon and tulle, and then using Balloon Stik-ems, attach to the Deco bubble and stick to hide the Scotch tape
    Step 11
    Make a larger Bow tie bows using the Green Tulle,and tie onto the neck of the Deco Bubble
    Step 12
    Make four larger more Bow tie bows, and attach one to each of the Maxi Cups
    Step 13
    To finish of you need to make a fantasy flower, add a bow and place on the base. Or your could add a christmas gift

Tips and Additional Instructions

To make the fantasy flower last longer paint  with a mixture of Hi-float and water, this will give it a beautiful 'Porcelain' look and keep it looking fresh for a long time.