Fear of Balloons

The fear of balloons is called Globophobia. “Globos” is the Latin word for a spherical onject such as a balloon, globe, or ball. “Phobia” is a fear of something. My daughter has a Boston terrier named Brutus. Brutus is fascinated with round objects such as balloons and bubbles. So I would say that Brutus has Globophilia…. Read more »

The History of Balloons

A crude version of a rubber balloon was invented in London, England by Michael Faraday in 1824; it was inflated with hydrogen and used in his experiments. A similar version of the modern latex balloons of today were first manufactured in London, 1847, by J.G. Ingram but mass production did not occur until the 1930s. Toy… Read more »

How Are Custom Balloons Printed?

I remember being amazed the first time I saw custom balloons being printed.  I had no idea that each balloon must be inflated before printing. Each balloon is inflated one by one and then silk screened. Because printed balloons are used inflated, the balloon must be inflated to almost full size in order for the… Read more »

Imprinted Birthday Banners

Imprinted birthday banners are an inexpensive way to add flare and fun to your next birthday event. We recommend birthday banners printed on Tyvex material. The Tyvex banner allows us to print your special birthday greeting in four colors, giving you a brilliant, colorful banner. We can print four color photographs on the Tyvex birthday… Read more »

Biodegradable Custom Balloons

Customers always ask for biodegradable balloons when ordering personalized balloons or custom printed balloons. All latex or rubber balloons are biodegradable because the latex balloon is made from the natural sap from a rubber tree. These rubber tree are carefully cultivated and sustained, just like maple trees. By taking care of these trees, harvesters maintain… Read more »

How Latex Balloons Are Made

Latex or rubber balloons are made from the sap of rubber trees, which are carefully grown and cultivated in tropical areas like the rain forest. The rubber trees are carefully tapped much like a maple tree for it’s maple syrup. The latex trees are not destroyed but kept alive to extract the valuable sap which… Read more »

Birthday Balloons for Joe Who Turned 17 on his 67th Birthday

Last month our neighbor celebrated his 17th birthday when he was 67 years old. What?  You see, Joe was born on February 29, which only comes around every four years. We ordered Joe some birthday balloons that said , “Happy 17th Birthday Joe” on one side. The second side said “Look who’s 67.” Everyone, especially… Read more »

Personalized Napkins

We just had a Twelfth Night Party. What is a Twelfth Night Party? I’ll tell you later. But the party was a big hit. We had custom printed balloons, a printed banner, and some personalized napkins. The custom banner was printed to mark our house so it was easy for guests to find our place…. Read more »

Quick and Tasty Appetizer

Everyone always says “Ooh, yum!” when we serve this tasty, hot appetizer at a party or gathering. It takes just minutes to prepare and can turn your humdrum snacks into a buffet for your senses! Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip 1 pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to eliminate excess moisture 1 15 oz. can… Read more »

Theme Parties

Most parties have a theme and you may not even realize it: birthday party, anniversary, football party, Christmas party. Very often the theme is just implied, based on an event. But how much more fun can you have when you add an actual theme to those parties? Think of the little girl whose birthday suddenly… Read more »