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'Vampire' Bubblloon

A fun party favor or 'Trick or Treat' gift for the Halloween season

Recipe

Equipment used:

Mini Cool Aire Dual Pro Inflator
Premium Mini or Maxi Heat Sealer

PBA Ingredients:
  • 1 x  Premium Bubblloon
  • 1 x  Premium Saddle Stick
  • 2 x Candy Box Tape adhesive

 

Additional Ingredients
  • 1 x Qualatex 19 " Onyx Black foil taper
  • 1 x Qualatex 5" Halloween Faces
  • 2 x Qualatex 6" White hearts
  • 4 x Qualatex 160 onyx Black
  • 1 x Qualatexx 4" red heart
  • Trick or Treat candy/ sweets and small toys
 

 

 

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

    Step 1
    Using the Mini Cool Aire® "Dual ProTM" Inflator, inflate the 13" foil taper
    Step 2
    Hold the neck of the balloon with your finger and thumb, ensuring that no air leaks from the taper. Place in the Heat Sealer making sure the neck of the balloon is flat. Heat seal the balloon. Please note: For best results, the Heat Sealer's setting should be between 3 and 4
    Step 3
    Fill the the 'Bubblloon' with some sweets candy and small toys.
    Step 4
    Feed the neck of the taper through the top of the 'Bubblloon' (while holding the candies and toys in place)
    Step 5
    Take the base of the 'Bubblloon' and pull the neck of the taper through the hole in the base
    Step 6

    Gently push the base into position
    Step 7
    Pull the neck of the taper, to make sure it is sittng on the top of the 'Bubblloon', and slide it up the slit of the base to secure
    Step 8
    Tuck the excess neck of the taper back into the hole in the base
    Step 9

    Inflate the Vampire face,to about 4", so it is round
    Step 10
    Tie the neck of the 5" vampire balloon to the taper, as if you were tying a duplet.
    Step 11
    Inflate a black 160, until there is a 3" tip (that is uninflated top of the balloon) and tie off
    Step 12

    Make a 3" bubble, a pinch twist, and then 5" bubble, a pinch twist, and then another 3"bubble, and then a pinch twist
    Step 13
    Twist the knot end of the 160 into the last pinch twist (so creating the collar)
    Step 14
    With the remainder of the balloon create 5 small bubbles In a
    string of pearls (to make the neck)
    Step 15
    Tie this 'string of pearl' around the knots of the 5" vampire head and taper
    Step 16
    Inflate a black 160, until there is a 3" tip (that is uninflated top of the balloon) and tie off
    Step 17

    Make a 5" bubble, a large pinch twist, (to make the hands) and then 5" bubble, and then a smaller pinch twist
    Step 18
    Place this around the neck of the vampire under the collar. Twist the knot end of the 160 into the last smaller pinch twist
    Step 19
    Twist the smaller pich twist into the join between the 5" head and taper. Using Candy Box tape adhesives attach the hands to the front of the black taper

    Step 20
    Inflate a black 160, until there is a 3" tip
    Step 21
    Make a 5" bubble, a pinch twist, a 4" bubble, a pinch twist, and than a 5" bubble, and a pinch twist
    Step 22
    Place around the neck of the vampire. Twist the knot end of the 160 into the last pinch twist (this creates the bottom of the cloak)
    Step 23

    Twist the top pinch twist into the back of the string of pearls, so the cloak nestles into the collar
    Step 24
    Inflate the 4" red foil heart and heat seal
    Step 25
    Wrap the heart into a saddle stick
    Step 26
    Place the saddle stick into the pinch twist that is the 'hands' of the vampire
    Step 24

    Take a 6" white heart and just 'puff' it and tie a knot
    Step 25
    Repeat step 24 with another 6" heart
    Step 26
    Tie the two 'puffed' 6" hearts together to form a duplet, and cut off the beads ( this creates the Bow tie)
    Step 27
    Attach the 'Bow tie' to the string of pearls around the neck with two Candy Box tape adhesives

Tips and Additional Instructions

To make the creation last longer apply Balloon Shine.

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