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Topic: Christmas DVD
Message: Posted by: Michael238 (Sep 22, 2010 09:10AM)
I was wondering if there was any DVD to learn Chistmas balloon sculptures? Hayts and sich like?


Message: Posted by: Ryan Price (Sep 22, 2010 10:40AM)
Don Caldwell has one. They are only sold at certain times though. When I purchased it I had to buy it with a package deal at Diamond Storm. You may want to contact Ed and see if he has anything planned with it.

I also believe that Everything But The Toes has some holiday themed sculptures. I would have to check the archive to verify it though.

Of course balloon magic magazine has a few Christmas additions
Message: Posted by: coma185 (Sep 22, 2010 04:34PM)
Ryan what is on Don's DVD, it seems to be a big mystery.


Message: Posted by: Ryan Price (Sep 22, 2010 04:45PM)
It has been a few months since I watched it (i guess I should soon) so this is what the back cover says:
Snowman Bracelet, Snowman Hat, Elf Hat, Ride Inside Reindeer, Santa Clause Hat, Christmas Tree Costume, Gingerbread House Hat, and quick and simple holiday balloons.

A couple of them are real winners.

I guess what I said above should have been editions not additions. that's why I have someone proof all my marketing material.

Other Dvds also have one or two winter themed items.
Message: Posted by: Ryan Price (Sep 22, 2010 05:07PM)
One more thing. I watched Everything but the toes today while booking christmas shows and it has a santa head bracelet and a reindeer ring. I believe that is the only holiday themed balloons. It isn't the easiest DVD to go through quickly so there is a small chance I missed something.
Message: Posted by: coma185 (Sep 22, 2010 09:48PM)
Cool thanks!
Message: Posted by: revlovejoy (Sep 22, 2010 09:52PM)
Not that I would ever steer one away from one of Don's DVDs, but the Christmas issues of Balloon Magic that I have seen are really packed. 3 or 4 back issues would be well worth your money. T Myers site has them and there are good descriptions of back issues.
Message: Posted by: coma185 (Sep 23, 2010 06:41AM)
Rev, are there any issues you would recommend that have designs that look good and take less than 5 minutes to make?

Message: Posted by: Michael238 (Sep 23, 2010 10:05PM)
I would like input on the back issues as well. The magazines if there are good instructions would be a good investment.
Message: Posted by: FuDD (Sep 23, 2010 10:05PM)
Candy canes are easy.

blow up one red one white 260/160 and just spiral and connect.to shape it (you will end up with a stick) curve the top a bit and you got a candy cane.

Same thing with a wreath just change colors connect the spiral together.(i use dark green and lime green) then add a red bow where the spiral connects to make a spiral circle and you have a wreath.

These were shown to me yesterday at our balloon jam by Albert Tester not sure who originated them though.

Edit: look around at local balloon whole sellers Ive found Balloon magic issues for cheaper than 7 from them.Also I have found 2 at our local used book/music/magazine store.