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'The Happy Couple'

A fun design as a small gift or delivery for any wedding celebration


Equipment used:

Mini Cool Aire® Dual Pro™

PBA Ingredients:
Additional Ingredients

  • 1 x 6” Qualatex Black heart
  • 3 x 6” Qualatex White heart
  • 1 x 5” Qualatex Onyx Black
  • 2 x 5" Qualatex Blush
  • 1 x 160 Qualatex Onyx Black
  • 2 x 160 Qualatex White
  • 2 x small Blush pompom
  • White tulle
  • small white tulle bow
  • 2 x small flower


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

    Step 1
    Make a raisin twist in the top of one of the corners of the Black 6" latex heart
    Step 2
    Inflate the 6" Black heart to about 5", using the Mini Cool Aire® Dual Pro™, and knot.
    Step 3
    Repeat steps 1 and 2 using a white 6" latex heart
    Step 4
    Take the corner of the White heart, without the raisin twist, and twist to form a small bubble, tuck the bubble under your little finger, so leaving your hands free.
    Step 5
    Repeat the twist with the Black heart.
    Step 6
    Then take the bubble of the Black heart and the bubble of the White heart and twist them around each other, a few times so they lock together.
    Step 7
    Now tie the two balloon necks together, as if to make a duplet, you should get a heart shape one side Black and one White.
    Step 8
    Take a 160 and slip it over the knot between the two balloons, fill your Bubblloon (with sweets, candies ) and then feed the 160 through the Bubblloon and through the base and secure in place as normal, cut of any excess 160 and tuck away
    Step 9
    Make a rasin twist in one of the 5" blush balloons
    Step 10
    Inflate the 5" Blush to about 4", to create a nice round head for the Groom
    Step 11
    Tie the neck of the balloon to the raisin twist on the Black heart.
    Step 12
    Repeat steps 10 to 11 with another 5" blush latex balloon and tie to the White heart, this makes the Bride's head.
    Step 13
    Make a 5 bubble 'string of pearls' using a white 160.
    Step 14
    Tie this around the knot between the blush and White heart balloons, making the Bride's neck
    Step 15
    Repeat steps 12 and 13 this time tying around the Groom's neck
    Step 16
    Make and 'apple twist' with the black 5" latex balloon
    Step 18
    Tie to the top of the Groom's head, using the raisin twist
    Step 19
    Inflate a black 160, to about 8", and wrap around the bottom of the black apple twist, and tie of, so creating the brim of the Groom's hat.
    Step 20
    Puff a 6" white heart and knot
    Step 21
    Repeat step 20,and tie the two hearts together, so creating the Groom's bowtie
    Step 22
    Cut of the excess necks
    Step 23
    With a Stik-ems attach to the Groom's neck
    Step 24
    Take a small blush pompom and attach to the Groom's head as the nose
    Step 25
    Repeat this step for the Bride's nose
    Step 26
    Make a 5 small bubble 'string of pearls' using a white 160, and tie the two ends together
    Step 27
    Stick this to the top of the brides head with a Stik-ems, this is the bride's crown
    Step 28
    Attach a small length of tulle to the crown, making the veil, add a small flower
    Step 29
    Give the Groom a small flower buttonhole
    Step 30
    Attach a small tulle bow to the front of the bubblloon


Tips and Additional Instructions

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