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4 Lessons on How Water Damage Improved my Balloon Business

On June 6, 2020, my husband and I arrived home at midnight after the most relaxing, inexpensive vacation we’ve ever had–to a water leak.  So much for an inexpensive vacation. A tiny hole in our refrigerator water line was spraying water, apparently all week, which meant water puddled up, under, and around the entire kitchen […]

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Creating the Perfect Paw-ty!

Hi all, I believe that all events we decorate are important and special events to the planner, the guests, and us.  There are some events, though, that have that extra special feel for me as the decorator.  One of those events happened this past Saturday.  We got to decorate the Perfect Paw-ty for a 4-year […]

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Back to School Excitement

Going back in my memory from my teaching days in Knoxville, I know that Monday, August 8, was a day filled with excitement and stress for parents, children, bus drivers, principals, and yes, teachers!  I remember the excitement of that first “Back to School” day–getting to meet the smiling new faces and introducing myself to the children […]

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What? Organic Balloons?

Organic style balloon bracelets to adorn columns at a birthday party Psst…Here’s a Secret! Latex balloons are Organic! Now the secret is out! Well, to me it’s not really a secret. I’ve known for 10 years that the balloons I use in my company are a 100% naturally organic substance created from rubber trees. I […]

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5′ Balloon Snowmen are Hit of the Christmas Parade

Oh what fun it is to make a Christmas float that has 5′ balloon snowmen on it! The City of Knoxville’s theme for this year’s Christmas parade focused on snowmen and Christmas trees. Not only was it our delight to create this float, we heard screams of delight along the parade route from onlookers. When […]

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If a Pig Can Fly, How Long Can a Balloon Pig Last?

I just have to share this one as it just astounds me! On April 24, 2009, it was my pleasure to decorate the stage decor for the Farragut Chamber’s Annual Silent Auction Dinner with a fun, whimsical farm theme. There was giant sweet corn growing, being tended to by Farmer Brown and his friendly cows […]

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