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DANCE OF THE BALLOON FAIRY

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  DANCE OF THE BALLOON FAIRY  . I spent a good portion of my balloon life in earlier years entertaining with balloons that I twisted and stories that I told. It was a great experience for me and for the audience. However, I never did such elaborate lighting and choreography as we see here. For one event I did "do my thing" on roller skates in the round, in the school auditorium. There was a story line for the event and there were props, but not the special lighting. And, There was no music. I expect that the music above...

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DAISY QUILT - 15 Years Of Getting Better

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  ---  ROUSEings --- By Graham Rouse You can still make this same design with Rouse Matrix™ Banners today as we did in these pictures from about 15 years ago. But, now we know how to make it Easier, Faster, Stronger and do it all out of framing material that is Thinner, Lighter  Translucent. (RE-A-L™) Rouse Expand-And-Load™  balloon frames are now in their fourth generation. The newest G4 version has a nontoxic wax coating to help hold the balloons in place. Built in connector tabs have been added and improved so that the modular panels of the Rouse Matrix Systems™ (RMS™) Banners may...

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"RIBS" FOR SCULPTURE MadeWithBalloons™ --- How It Began

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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] RIBS OF GOLD — Each of these eight sculptured balloon forms contains a custom formed, internal “RIB”. Together they suggest ribs for some swirling form that remains incomplete. Read more about this mystery and about how you can create your own sculpture MadeWithBalloons™ and “RIBS” at http://rouseings.madewithballoons.com/?p=1066 .[/caption]  "RIBS" FOR SCULPTURE MadeWithBalloons™ How It Began -------------------- ROUSEings™ -------------------- by Graham Rouse . The Very Beginning "RIBS" for balloon sculpture began with "Fantasy Flowers".  Balloon Fantasy Flowers are among the most popular variations of this inside-out approach. This approach can be traced back to at least the spring...

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"CHEERFUL CHERRY CHUM" MadeWithBalloons™

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[caption id="attachment_1248" align="aligncenter" width="470"] "Cheerful Cherry Chum" MadeWithBalloons™ from the "Rainbow Collection" of Graham Rouse[/caption] " CHEERFUL CHERRY CHUM " MadeWithBalloons™ -------------------- ROUSEings™ -------------------- by Graham Rouse . "Cheerful Cherry Chums" comprise one of the characters MadeWithBalloons™ in my "Rainbow Collection" begun in the mid 1980s. They all have small greeting cards with short stories about them. The cards also include "Care And Feeding Instructions".  I plan to share them with you over time here in "ROUSEings". THE STORY Cheerful Cherry Chums begin as Magic seeds dropped from the Cherry Loon Balloon Trees that grow near the Sweetwater Marsh at...

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"THANKS FOR YOUR CREATIONS" MadeWithBalloons™!

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[caption id="attachment_675" align="aligncenter" width="500"] "THANK YOU!" --- This illustration depicts a graphic "MadeWithBalloons" based on Rouse Original and patented techniques called "RouseAAD" (Advanced Aperture Displays). Read more about it in the PostScript at the end of this ROUSEings™ article.[/caption] THANKS FOR "YOUR CREATIONS MadeWithBalloons™"  (See Also: "POSTSCRIPT: HERE IS HOW" at the end of this article) ------------ ROUSEings™ ------------ by Graham Rouse "YOUR CREATIONS MadeWithBalloons™" have touched, enriched and stimulated the lives of many others. YOU WARM WINTER'S CHILL We have all felt winter's chill. December holidays have passed. The New Year has come and we look forward to Spring....

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