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Birthday Basket

Hot air balloon design that can be adapted to any theme

Recipe

Equipment used:

The Mini Cool Aire®

PBA Ingredients:

 

Additional Ingredients
  • 1 x Qualatex 16" Diamond Clear
  • 1 x Qualatex 11" Happy birthday
  • 2 x Medium Tulle bows
  • Net made from stripped 2" ribbon
  • Tin bucket with Oasis
  • Flowers
Designer: John Prestn and Peggy Butland
Company: The Great British Balloon company
Country: UK
 
Step by Step Instructions:

    Step 1
    Make up the Tin bucket with the flowers
    Step 2

    Using the
    The Mini Cool Aire®inflate a Double Bubble balloon using the 16" Diamond clear and the 11" Happy Birthday
    Step 3
    Using 
    The Mini Cool Aire  inflate the 5" Diamond Clear to a nice balloon shape, about 4.5" and knot
    Step 4
    Attach the balloon to the Maxi Cup lland stick
    Step 5
    Place the Maxi Stickll into the middle of the flowers through the Oasis
    Step 6
    Tie one of the tulle bows to the front of the maxi cup and another to the back, macking sure the mechanics are hidden
    Step 7
    Measure the 2" ribbon from the middle of the balloon to the top of the Tin bucket
    Step 8
    Double the length of the ribbon
    Step 9
    Strip the ribbon down to about 1/4" width, you should get 8 lengths of ribbon
    Step 10
    Fold the lengths of ribbon in half and knot together, than seperate the strands by pulling apart
    Step11
    Place the knot on the top of the balloon, making sure it is in the middle and hold in place with a
    MultiTape™ dot
    Step12
    Space the
    ribbons evenly around the 16" balloon
    Step 13
    Then 'pick' each of the ribbons, using a pick machine or attaching a small piece of floral wire to the endof the ribbon, and push into the oasis at the edge of the flowers

     

Tips and Additional Instructions

This is a fun design for any occasion from birthdays, Mothers day to weddings