Balloon Twisting Instructions: One Balloon Frog

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Thursday, September 28, 2006

One Balloon Frog


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing the 1 balloon frog. Much better than the one I have been using.

5:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this was awsome, but i think that a puppy balloon instruction would be really cool.

6:03 PM  
Blogger brandon said...

maybe i should start with something easier... but what so you mean by "twist it around itself"? im not sure what youre acctually twistin around what... in fact, how do you tie the tie to the second twist?
and while im asking stupid questions, how do you make small flower petal twists? i cant seem to make any without popping the baloon or having a giant one.
but then again, the balloons im using probably arent the best quality...

5:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like my frog better =)

12:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is hard!

6:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I always thought balloon animals were annoying, mostly because I have kids and whenever they see them they are selling for a ridiculous price by some grumpy Carnie on the boardwalk.

The ones I've seen are hardly cuddly enough to warrant the expense and on some occasions seemed to be premade in a bucket.

Recently though, my 4 y.o. picked out a balloon kit from the book store and after a few months we finally got around to scavenging what was left to actually create an animal.

The book was not helpful at all, and the balloons seemed to pop easily. I headed for the internet and managed to make a dog after seeing one in a photo with an uninflated tail. That extra space in the end allowed for easier twists for a beginner.

Eventually I got the hang of it and created a swan from a crude drawing I found online and now my own version of a fish and giraffe.

I'm pretty confident I can made just about anything by the third try. I just discovered your site but find it very informative. The time you put into it is very much appreciated. I now see twisting as an art form and not just a party gag. To think people create thousands of different animals all using the same simple balloon is amazing; and there lies the talent.

People might laugh or give you a hard time, but doing something that 's fun and entertaining for all ages is a treasure for us all and a well deserved break from our stressful lives.

Having the ability to pull out a 5 cent balloon and twist up smiles on peoples faces is nothing less than magic. Anyone who doubts has never seen the face of a child who adores their new creation as if it were gold and wouldn't part with it for the world!

Keep up the good work!

12:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a balloon ministry and have learned basics from books...I am grateful for all the new things I am learning. I operate on a small budget because my balloons are not sold...
Thanks again

11:08 AM  
Anonymous sarahjayne1982 said...

just leaving a message to say thanks for sharing how to make's my sons 5th birthday tommorrow and now thanks to you i have made 40 allsorted balloon animals for the kids following ur videos...instead of making just balloon dogs (the only one i knew how to make until finding this site) :).....only one problem now my son is demanding i make a a begginer i admitted defeat and didnt even bother attempting that and fobbed him off with a frog instead...he loves it, that and t-rex are his favs! so thanx again.

5:02 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That was cool! Thanx, my kids loved it!

8:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i could never do that

9:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That frog is soooo cute and VERY easy to make!!!!!!!!! thanks so much

2:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

that frog is way awsome and totally easy!! Thanks

2:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wao u r awesome.I like to do balloon animals to give children.Thy will love this new one:)Thanks for sharing what you know with us:)God bless you .

2:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You need to have more close ups and move slower. You are not a good instructor

3:40 PM  
Blogger Steven said...

mike, thanks to you, in jjust one year i went from a kid who could make a dog, and giraffe, and a sword to a 14-year-old making $150 an hour at birthday parties making stuff like wiley coyote chasing after roadrunner while running across the desert. your instructions taught me all the basics and i now make my own designs based upon what i have found on your website. thank you so much for all your instructional videos! they are very easy to understand and are absolutely brilliant!

8:19 PM  
Anonymous briahna said...

the way tis frog looks now kind of reminds me of a cow... could you teach us how to make a real cow?

4:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thats realy gr8!U should have a big talant for making such things:)!!!U r master of Baloons:)

4:15 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is great! I am doing a thing for the kids in my community over labor day weekend and this always seems to get asked for.

12:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I also like the one frog balloon, cool.

9:03 PM  

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