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I built this balloon kit today for a mermaid tail that I saw online. I was curious how it would go together because for less than £15 I can understand why you would be tempted. I don’t love the finished result, I’d give it a 5.5...

It was a double birthday celebration yesterday for Martin and Carli so personalised bubble balloons went out. Happy birthdays all round.  ...

A gift for Gemma on her baby shower. There are various printed bubble designs available, like this baby feet one, and I can then personalised and customise it with your choice of feathers or coloured mini balloons plus a message, name or event details. ...

Harry's Christening gift was this lovely blue bear in a balloon. It was embellished with a pretty organza bow. All wrapped up for the Christening. ...

A gorgeous pink “8” for Alice celebrating her birthday today at Hollies Barn. This went along with some separately weighted pink and gold balloons so her party guests can have a balloon to take home. Happy Birthday and have a great day! ...

Jack's personalised graduation bubble balloon with black and gold mini balloons inside. ...

You might be wondering why I've included a photo of a not so great balloon arch. If you go back a bit to here you'll discover this arch was installed on 22nd May for the new office headquarters of Signature Finance and this was me...

I only had an hour to get this balloon garland assembled around the princess drape so a very quick photo! The cake table was laden with 9 cakes for this princess party at Worleston Village Hall. ...

My husband very kindly delivered these for me as I had another big booking the same day. A lovely setup with baby table centrepieces holding 3 balloon bouquets and a crescent moon with a baby under a blanket to Aston Marina in Stone. Crescent MoonTable CentrepiecesFeedback ...

Photo Backdrop All dressed up for the NetworkIn Summer Ball. A creative, unconstrained arch behind the podium in the logo colours of teal, white and a touch of orange. A customised backdrop for photos wrapped in a garland of balloons in the same colours. The room has a...

My clients take better photos than I do! One of the bubble balloons I delivered yesterday, the photo came with a lovely review too. A personalised bubble balloon with rose gold mini balloons inside. ...

I made this helium filled design with my step-daughter for a new family member. She chose the very pretty hot air balloon and we decided to add the balloon cloud underneath. It could have been air filled to sit on a table but she wanted...

The Qualatex Chrome balloons don't come in a huge range of colours but those that they do come in are totally stunning like this mauve and silver bouquet for Leah's birthday. Talk to me about custom colours too, I can do some amazing things mixing up...

I love doing bubble balloons and making each one different, these are £22 with personalisation and little balloons inside. ...

Dad loves his cricket. There weren't any "off the shelf" cricket themed balloons available at short notice so I twisted this batsman for the family for their birthday celebration dinner. ...

With the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity taking part in the NHS Big Tea I was happy to donate these two giant tea pot columns for a photo spot to support the event. ...

In a previous chapter in my life I ran a pub and in July one year I was asked if we were doing Christmas Day lunch so now we are in July I’m posting this. People do plan really far ahead so if you’ve got...

This character has gone to a birthday party in Nantwich for Laura who loves Lalaoopsy so it’s inspired by this tv show. Some bright colourful bouquets in Caribbean Blue, Lime Green and White are really going to brighten the room up. ...

Lucas' personalised number 1 balloon which was accompanied by a colourful bouquet. ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyzoNF0AO8E I had no idea you could do this with a balloon, what a stunning idea. Search for "Balloon Art" on YouTube and you'll find loads more. ...

Click here for more information on this product. The environmental impact of balloons can't be escaped and we are forever advocating the pop it and bin it policy.  If you're looking for balloon giveaways for promotion, take a look at this link below for cardboard balloon...

Sam and Terry got married on Saturday and we did the balloons! A great setup with a bride and groom sculpture, a single pearl arch with customised heart centrepiece over the top table and then bouquets as table centrepieces in the silver and royal blue theme. The...

Kirsten's baby is a surprise so we went for neutral golds and ivory to decorate this bubble balloon. ...

A Captain America layered bouquet. A lovely gift for birthday boy, Josh, and the latex balloons underneath could be separated off for the party guests. I love the emoticon head, it made me smile! ...

This is a rose gold orb rather than a bubble and super shiny which is what I'm blaming for my not so great photo! The orbz (their spelling, not mine!) come in gorgeous colours so make great room decor too. This was personalised with baby Sienna's...

A lovely wedding reception at Crewe Vagrants with table bouquets in metallic gold, greige and ivory plus the pair of huge "Mr" and "Mrs" balloons with grey print which co-ordinated together beautifully. ...

It's a casino themed birthday party tonight with table bouquets in red black and gold consisting of one foil shape and two latex balloons plus a load of latex balloons floating above the dance floor. Looking like a great night ahead. ...

We made this today on a training course, a rainbow made out of Qualatex Chrome balloons and then dressed up with some unicorns. It's stunning, a real focal piece for a party. ...

This wall made a great backdrop for photos at a baby shower but would work equally well for a christening or other celebrations. Everything can always be customised to match your event, theme or colour scheme. ...

The tropical theme is very much en vogue in the run up to Summer and this beautiful arch makes a real focal piece for a party and the spot to get your photos taken! ...

These are something new I've learned to make, they're totally stunning and unlike real flowers they will last for ages! Imagine how gorgeous a whole bouquet of these would look or using them incorporated into table centrepieces. ...

A birthday balloon for Sophie at Blonde Hair Salon with Pearl Teal and Spring Lilac mini balloons inside. ...

We dropped some super sized 80 numbers and these personalised balloon bouquets at the Leopard, Nantwich, Cheshire. The bouquets were unique and quirky being multi generational with a message to Dad, Grandad and Gread Grandad, ...

Sarah's baby shower at the beautiful Upper House at Barlaston has been decorated with a personalised backdrop wrapped in a pink balloon garland and then mini baby balloon sculptures for table centrepieces. Each of the centrepieces holds a customised balloon with the event details on....

Lift off for Ellis’ christening today! This separates into two sections for easy delivery and can be reassembled on site in minutes. Teddy is taking off along with some table top bouquets to decorate the venue. ...

Balloon decor is generally classified as 'classic' or 'organic'. Classic finds all the balloons a uniform size where as organic has varying sizes and today I've been on a course in Leeds working on some organic designs. All of these things can be replicated to...

https://www.facebook.com/balloonsbymichelleshipman/videos/569094813494390/ I am so proud of this design and so are the clients, Signature Financial Services in Newcastle Under Lyme. They're celebrating their new headquarters and commissioned a free flowing organic balloon demi arch to go up and over the reception desk in their teal, black and...

It was a great day at the Best Western Moat House in Stoke on Trent today for the Baby, Toddler and Beyond baby show. We decorate a corner of the ballroom with loads of different ideas for balloon decor catering to all budgets. Loads of...

This little character with his balloon went off to a birthday party today. His belly has little balloons in but there is space in these to put a small gift or stuffed toy. ...

As Karis heads off to Ibiza this is a lovely gift with the colours of sea, sand, sky and sunshine! ...

Ashley's 30th birthday was at the Hollies Barn near Nantwich and we delivered a beautiful, personalised bubble and some decor for the main room. A lovely venue and it looked so pretty for the birthday girl! ...

A helium filled 25 gone to a special wedding anniversary celebration. Hope you have a lovely party ...

Rose gold vinyl, filling and ribbons for this personalised bubble balloon for Maddie's birthday. ...

A giant balloon went off to Nantwich this afternoon with bouquets in silver, white and black for this young gentleman’s christening celebrations. Lovely day for it ...

For Georgia's 18th birthday I delivered a huge silver number and a layered bouquet to the White Bear, Middlewich, Cheshire. The birthday girl loves purple so all the embellishments were purple, it made for a stunning colour combination. ...

Beer, bubbles, unicorns and a lot of personalised balloons for a joint birthday party at a brewery! ...

For Jo's birthday celebrations at the Weaver Stadium in Nantwich the birthday girl had a gold and purple colour scheme. The venue was decorated in chrome gold and purple bouquets with some confetti balloons mixed in. ...

Jamie's christening hoop has gone for decoration at the venue function room with some coordinating bouquets of balloons. ...

All prepped up for a unicorn themed joint birthday party for best friends. Lots of vinyl cutting and the silver stars are like mirrors so difficult to get a great photo of! Really pleased with the result plus 4 table bouquets of 3 balloons on curling...

I had a great time doing the balloons for Berries Beans & Beer #bbbCrewe #Crewe. Along with the photo frame I made a flat pack arch, letters for the stage and decor for each bar. It really brightened the place! Flat pack archColumns#balloondog Flash...

This was lovely to find in the post today from theOakman with my logo on it made from a recycled oak table top! ...

It was GG's birthday party and I was commissioned to make a free flowing arch to dress the patio doors for the party. Such a pretty colour scheme with ivory and different pinks. ...

The Swan at Marbury celebrate their first birthday and I decorated it with some bouquets and a personalised bubble balloon which was a huge hit! The Swan at Marbury ...

Being well prepared for #bbbCrewe I ordered the balloons in early and checked them today. Good job I did too as it seems I missed the ‘w’ off the order! Two weeks to go and I’ll be adding stunning balloon decor to Berries Beans...

We've launched our Easter bunnies today which have stuffed bellies! Get in touch to get yours ordered up! They start from £12 with various sweets and chocolates inside or a cuddly toy. We donated the models to the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity raffle. ...

I was asked to supply table bouquets on long ribbons so they didn't obstruct people's view of the stage for the birthday celebrations. All in red and white in honour of the host's favourite football team! ...

Lauren's had a personalised big pink number 4 and a Hello Kitty bubble balloon. She was truly delighted on delivery! ...

An unusual Mother’s Day gift for a mum who gave two sausage dogs their #furever home recently. Me with the sausage dog! ...

I've not added anything to my blog in a while, business has taken a bit of a change in direction and moving forward I'm really focusing on the balloon decor. Pardon the pun but it's really taking off for me and I'm loving doing the balloons...

I was asked to supply some blue and white balloon bouquets to style a photo shoot for a young man's cake smash with Jemma Hancock Photography. Sounds like a messy business to me! ...

I have to confess this is my first attempt at making this and I've gone back and edited this post! If you want a better idea about baby crescents have a look here instead. ...

No time to edit this photo any or find a nice place for a backdrop as rushing out the house to get it delivered for a special birthday party! ...

These are a gift for a first birthday party in Alsager. A helium filled balloon bouquet in pretty pastels. ...

A commission for a balloon hoop to decorate a front door to show where the party is at. ...

After Blackpool Balloon Bash I've been inspired to twist some more balloons. I'm not sure my unicorn is going to win any prizes! ...

I've been massively way out of my depth at the Blackpool Balloon Bash but such an amazing group of people to be surrounded by who have helped me out hugely. I'm not a balloon twister and I've no designs on becoming an entertainer but I can...

Frogs All setup for Chloe and James’ wedding reception. The grey and sparkling burgundy balloons looked gorgeous together with the flowers, the chair sashes and all the other decor touches.The giant #personalisedballoon is stunning, the photograph doesn’t do it justice! ...

It’s been one helluva practice #balloontwisting session for an amateur like me. What would have taken other people ten minutes has taken me hours! Faces still to be drawn in and might add some stubble to the groom as he looks a bit effeminate with...

I'm always keen to learn new things and balloon twisting is on my list to enhance my decor in little ways. I need to practice tons if I'm ever going to make anything that anyone can identify! The twisters are such a supportive bunch of...

It’s a busy Sunday afternoon, this rose gold 5 may be taller than the birthday girl celebrating tomorrow! ...

All the lovely llamas dropped off with Crafty Little Lotty at #HopleyHouse for a birthday crafting party. Have a lovely day! The bouquet of pink and orange are on separate weights to be taken home with the party bags. ...

While having a few days away in the New Forest I've been on this course today, so many great new designs learned and excited to get started making bubble balloons. ...

No prizes for guessing what song has been stuck going through my head this morning! This ice princess is unsurprisingly off to a Frozen theme party for Maisie. Have a lovely birthday  ...

This has been a tough training course for someone like me who really doesn't twist that much but great practice and new techniques learned. Guess which is my vase and which is the instructor's from the photos below! ...

Not all balloon numbers have to be huge and that was the request for this birthday table top centrepiece. These are 16 inches tall so perfect to mark the celebration dinner. I am waiting to find out if they are going huge with balloons next...

It was open day at Warmingham Village Hall with some bouquets to decorate. https://m.facebook.com/events/374159813169672 ...

I've had some lovely feedback from this year's Valentine's balloons. ...

Sarah from Ambiance Salons wanted a hoop in the salon window in the run up to Valentine's day. Having viewed the salon and discussed colour schemes this hoop was designed and constructed in gold and burgundy. ...

Grabbed a couple of very quick photos of these balloons for a wizard theme party. There was a personalised giant balloon, a personalised 4 on a small column, helium filled owl and table bouquets. Amelie was a very cute little wizard when I dropped them...

This was a cute decorative piece for the birthday cake table sent along with some balloon bouquets for a young lady's birthday. ...

It is #ChineseNewYear and #YearOfThePig. From chinesenewyear.net, people born in the year of the pig think logically and are able to fix whatever problem they're in. They aren't good communicators, but they're kind and able to provide for the family. Most of them are wealthy. Their only...

This was the big surprise! A stuffed balloon full of Caribbean blue balloons, the same colour as a certain jeweller for this #BreakfastAtTiffanys and #AudreyHepburn fan. Hidden inside is a birthday card with a surprise trip to New York!⁣ ...

RedShift asked us to decorate the community stage they were running at the Battle Of Nantwich. Inspiration came from the logo for their open week is happening next week so a stuffed heart was suspended between earphones. You can see some more photos on So Cheshire here;...

A colourful arch headed off to an 80s theme roller disco. ...

Why not hire out our balloon wrapped heart frame? Don't think it just has to be in red, there's a rainbow of different coloured balloons to choose from, messages or names that could be added. Let your imagination and dreams run wild! ...

Giant BallonWaving Valentine Character3 Balloon Bouquet5 Balloon BouquetBear close upHeart Balloon It's been a fun afternoon with Jemma Hancock Photography shooting my designs for Valentine's Day 2019. ...

Happy New Year! Looking forward to lots more balloon decorating and twisting in 2019, thanks for your support for my fledgling business ...

Merry Christmas from me to all of my followers! Thank you for supporting my very new business, have a fabulous Christmas. ...

A festive column that was added to the decor at the Red Lion, Wybunbury. Fun, festive and eye catching column in red, green and white with a big Christmas topper! ...

I've been working on a design for a mortgage broker to deliver personalised balloons in her corporate colours when her clients move in. These cubez are perfect! ...

How pretty are rose gold balloons? A big birthday celebration and these columns as part of the decor with a mix of giant numbers, plain latex and confetti. ...

The Santa Dash in Nantwich has happened for a few years now raising funds for the Merry Mile. I've been delighted to be asked to do an arch for the finish line. With a Snowman on one side and Santa on the other and then a...

I’ve been desperate to share this! After I posted up about being able to do stuffed balloons I was messaged by a potential groom who thought it would be a great way to present his engagement ring to his fiancee-to-be on their anniversary on Saturday....

I put my twisting skills to the test to take part in the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity Trust Merry Mile in Queen's Park, Crewe. David's wings were in Chrome Blue and mine in Chrome Silver, I surprised myself with how well these turned out! ...

It’s been a great opportunity to make this Santa for the village school in Wybunbury. We smuggled him into the head teacher’s office before he is added to their Christmas display tomorrow in preparation for a visit from actual Santa  I left some of my cards...

For the North Staffordshire MIND charity ball I made a balloon wall which worked as a fabulous photo backdrop. All air filled in various shades of blue it was stunning! ...