Most people know what balloons are and what they are used for: To make children happy, to color the world, to create the festive ambiance in parties and celebrations, to decorate shops, hotels, wedding parties, communion parties, birthday parties and all types of parties.
All over the world, sitting on the gate of Zoos and Parks, you can get vendors selling those traditional helium inflated balloons that every child loves.
Special balloons created for the only purpose to be filled with water and smashed on the floor (or on some unsuspecting victim) are really easy to find in toy shops.
Fashion designers create clothing made out of balloons and top models do the catwalk along with them, but usually only celebrities will wear the extravagant unpredictable balloon outfits in their galas and parties.
Balloon artists twisting balloons can often be noticed in fairs, birthday parties, mall openings, malls, etc.Those balloon artists are used to live amongst these rubber devices and possess learned to use them for other needs. As in everything in life, necessity will be the mother of inventive, and balloons have amazing stretching properties. There is not any limit to the imagination.
Tie a few long un-inflated balloons together to make a long elastic string. It can be used to hold light clothing, signs, to wrap around a cart or box and display the freshly created balloons, to improvise a tent or parasol, etc.
We have seen the clown´s car´s mirror (that was somewhat wobbly) secured set up with a balloon.
When the clown´s pants aren’t tight enough, a handy balloon bring a belt.
Broken balloons are helpful to become tied around a box using a lose cover, to seal a wide open bag of sugar, rice or any staple, fundamentally the same uses as a rubber band.
I met a clown who tied his shoes with balloons and left an inflated bubble at both ends for further effect.
The scissors, permanent marker (utilized to paint faces on the animal balloons), the balloon pump, all those precious tools the balloon artist uses continually, are safely attached with balloons to his odotcj or apron.
An extended balloon can be cut into dozens of slices and employed to secure the multiple braids in special Afro hairdos, or to fix your pony tail.
We have seen a pre-owned old plastic stool converted in a beautiful vase. The clown inflated several long balloons and tied them across the stool till it had been totally covered, then she turned it upside down and used it being a vase to keep her balloon creations.
A fresh bouquet of wild flowers held together with… a balloon needless to say.