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'Rockin Santa'

Fun gift or delivery for the festive season

Recipe

Equipment used:

Mini Cool Aire Dual Pro Inflator
PREMIUM Twist-N-Flate®

  • 1 x  Premium Bubblloon
Additional Ingredients
  • 1 x 6" Red heart
  • 1 x 5" Blush
  • 1 x 5" White
  • 1 x 5" Red
  • 1 x 160 Red
  • 2 x 160 Black
  • 3 x 160 White
  • candy/ sweets
  • small  blush pompom

 

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

    Step 1
    Make a Raisin Twist in one of the lobes of the 6" heart
    Step 2
    Using the Mini Cool Aire Dual Pro Inflator Inflator, inflate the 6" Red heart
    Step 3
    Using the
    PREMIUM Twist-N-Flate® Inflate a black 160 to about 8" and tie off
    Step 4
    Make a small loop twist, about 2" long
    Step 5
    Then twist another smaller loop twist, about 1" on the other side, creating the shoe
    Step 6
    Repeat steps 3 to 5 and make another shoe
    Step 7
    Take one of the shoes and wrap into the Raisin Twist, through the middle of the two loop twists
    Step 8
    Make a small bubble on the other lobe of the heart
    Step 9
    Wrap in the other shoe, between the two loop twists
    Step 10
    Fill the the 'Bubblloon' with some sweets, candy
    Step 11
    Feed the excess of the 260( from the raisin twist) through the top of the 'Bubblloon' (while holding the sweets in place)
    Step 12
    Take the base of the 'Bubblloon' and pull the 160 through the hole in the base
    Step 13
    Gently push the base into position
    Step 14
    Pull the 260, to make sure the heart is sittng on the top of the 'Bubblloon', and slide it up the slit of the base to secure
    Step 15
    Tuck the excess 260 back into the hole in the base
    Step 16
    Make a Raisin Twist in the 5" Blush at the top of the balloon
    Step 17
    Inflate the Blush to about 4"
    Step 18
    Inflate the 160 Red to about 9" and tie off
    Step 19
    Take a White 160, and inflate just the tip to make a small bubble, creating the hand
    Step 20
    Repeat step 19 to create the other hand
    Step 21
    Tie in a White bubble onto one end of the inflated Red 160
    Step 22
    Repeat step 21 to tie in the other hand
    Step 23

    Tie the neck of the 5" Blush to the neck of the 6" heart
    Step 24
    Twist the arms around the head and heart
    Step 25
    Inflate a White 160 to about 4"
    Step 26
    Make two small Pinch Twists
    Step 27
    Wrap the Pinch twist around the head and heart to hold the arms and head in place
    Step 28
    Make a small length of 4  String of Pearls and wrap around the White bubble to make a cuff
    Step 29
    Repeat step 28 with the other hand
    Step 30
    Make and Apple Twist ( with an attaching point at both ends) with a 5" red
    Step 31
    Inflate a 5" white to about 2" and tie into the top of the apple twist
    Step 32
    Tie the  other end of the apple twist to the raisin twist on the 5" Blush
    Step 33
    Inflate  a 160 White to about 8" and tie around the  base of the Santa hat, to make the trim
    Step 34
    Add a pom pom nose and the rest of the Santa face using either a black marker or Posca pen


Tips and Additional Instructions

Do not forget to balloon shine this so it looks fresh, being carefully when Balloon shining Santa's head as it may smugde.