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From: "Allan Cao" <allan.cao@mindspring.com>
To: <balloondeco@balloonhq.com>
Subject: bride and groom
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 11:35:44 -0700




 I have received lots of e-mails asking for recipes for the bride and
groom.
 Its funny coz just a week before I was the one asking for one and now I'm
 the one being asked. Well, I would like to share with all of you guys the
 recipes given to me so that proper credit with be given to them.  And most
 of all, so that whenever someone wants it, it'll just be in the archives.

 marj
                                         RECIPE GIVEN BY KARENS

 Recipe for "Bridegroom"

 Create on a 5' pole, in clusters of 6 balloons.   From the feet up:

 Cluster No: Colour(s): Size(s):

 1: Onyx Black 4 to 6.0", 2 to 9.0" (9" to Front)
 2,3,4,5,6&7: Onyx Black 6.0"
 8&9: Onyx Black 7.0"
 10: 5 Onyx Black, 1 White 7.0" (White to Front)
 11: 4 Onyx Black, 2 White 7.0" (Whites to Front)
 12: 5 Onyx Black, 1 White 7.0" (White to Front)
 13: White 4.0"

 Additional Instructions:

 Build arms, on line, in clusters of 4 balloons sized to 3.5", each of 10
 clusters being all black, followed by 1 cluster all white. Add 1 pink
 balloon sized to 4.5" for hand. Tie into body.

 Make Head by stuffing 1 x 11" Pink to 11"(Forehead), 2 x 11" Pink to 6"
 (Cheeks) 1 x 11" Pink to 7" (Chin) and 2 x 5" pink to 5" (Nose and back of
 head) into a 36" Diamond Clear and pushing into position before deflating
 the 36" to form the "Skin". Add hair of black 260Q balloons and features
 painted on with paint pens. Attach head to top of pole when all else is
 complete.

 Add bow tie of Ribbon and silk or fantasy flower buttonhole.

 Balloon Requirements:

 68 x11" Onyx Black.
 96 x 5" Onyx Black.
 20 x 260Q Black.
 4 x 11" White.
 14 x 5" White.
 6 x 11" Pink.
 4 x 5" Pink.
 1 x 36" Diamond Clear.
 



 Recipe for "Bride"

 Create on a 5' pole, in clusters of 5 balloons.  From the feet up:

 Cluster No: Colour(s): Size(s):

 1: Pearl White 14.0"
 2: Pearl White 12.5"
 3: Pearl White 11.0"
 4: Pearl White 8.0"
 5: Pearl White 6.0"
 6: Pearl White 3.5"
 7: Pearl White 4.0"
 8: Pearl White 6.0"
 9: Pearl White 3 to 6.0", 2 to 9.0" (9" to Front)
 10: 4 Pearl White, 1 Peach 6.0" (Peach to Front)
 11: Peach 2.0"

 Additional Instructions:

 Build arms, on line, in clusters of 5 balloons, as follows, per arm:
 3 clusters, all Pearl White, sized to 3.0"
 3 clusters, all Pearl White, sized to 2.5"
 3 clusters, all Pearl White, sized to 2.0"
 1 single Peach sized to 4.5" for hand.
 Tie into Body.

 Make Head by stuffing 1 x 11" Peach to 11"(Forehead), 2 x 11" Peach to 6"
 (Cheeks) 1 x 11" Peach to 7" (Chin) and 2 x 5" peach to 5" (Nose and back
of
 head) into a 36" Diamond Clear and pushing into position before deflating
 the 36" to form the "Skin". Add hair of Black or Brown 260Q balloons and
 features painted on with paint pens. Attach head to top of pole when all
 else is complete.

 Balloon Requirements:

 15 x16" Pearl White.
 22 x 11" Pearl White
 100 x 5" Pearl White.
 20 x 260Q Black or Brown.
 5 x 11" Pearl Peach.
 9 x 5" Pearl Peach.
 1 x 36" Diamond Clear.
 

                          RECIPE GIVEN BY RAY & JACKIE
 Bride:    (Starting from the bottom and going up )
 Latex Color                    # in cluster                    #on slide
and
 size

 White                                     5
   15.5
 White                                     5
     13
 White                                     5
     11
 White                                     5
     7.5
 White                                     5
     5.5(waist is smaller)
 White                                     5
     6.0
 White                                     5
     7.25(Busty Gal)
 Clear                                       5
        2.0
 Clear (I use P Peach)           1                                       11
 Accessories:  Tulle for veil  cold glued to head
 Two small water balloons tied together& hung over knot of second cluster
or
 balance and weight.
 *** We add arms in clusters of 3 at 2.0 setting then tie together and add

 bouquet of silk flowers and flowing satin ribbons.  We also add matching
 silk
 flowers to the head to enhance the veil.

 Groom: ( starting at bottom and working up to head)
 Latex Color                     # in cluster                     # on
slide
 and Size
 Black                                       5
          7.0
 Black                                       5
          7.0
 Black                                       5
          7.0
 Black                                       5
          7.0
 Silver                                       5
           7.0
 Silver                                       5
           7.0
 Silver                                       5
            7.0
 Clear                                        5
            2.0
 Clear ( or P Peach)                1
    11
 Accessories: Cold glue a Black Top hat of light weight.
 Bow Tie- Fabric can be used or we do two 6 inch hearts tied together.
 Two small water balloons tied together and hung over knot of second
cluster
 (
 2nd from the bottom )
 *** We often add arms here as well and a paper or 260Q moustache turns him
 into a "Butler" to greet guests at door to any function. When you add the
 arms..tied them together and add a towel or a sign that says welcome or
 "Michael's Bar Mitzvah."
 --
 Balloons by Ray & Jackie
 Calaveras County, CA



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