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This was a special surprise balloon arch for the Brine Leas school sixth form leavers as it was dropped on them suddenly with the covid19 crisis and the schools closing. We had a last minute request for an arch and we offered it up free...

The room was just being setup when we delivered the balloons to The White Lion Hotel at Weston for a celebration meal tonight for all the volunteers who helped with Weston Christmas Light Display. It was a huge success last year raising over £32,000 for...

We delivered HoneyBlush in Nantwich with pink, gold and black helium filled balloons for ceiling decor for their makeup masterclass along with personalised orbz. ...

A pair of bubble balloons delivered this morning to Amy Louise Beauty, Shavington and Blonde hair salon. A Cinderella print and a gold confetti print with baby pink mini balloons inside. ...

A goodbye and good luck gold confetti bubble for Lydia leaving Amy Louise Beauty, Shavington. ...

It’s the Team Lewis Trust Valentine’s Ball tonight at the Bet 365 Stadium. Personalised bubbles and columns with toppers to go by the podium. Have a lovely, successful evening. ...

Chinese New Year celebrations at Richmond Villages Nantwich organised by Wych-Malbank Rotary - Nantwich. As we move in to the year of the rat these red and gold latex balloons are printed with logos and messages.  ...

Jenna’s 18th birthday at The Mill Hotel and Restaurant in Stone.  5 personalised bouquets with a black, white and rose gold colour scheme with a message for the birthday girl on the foil orbs. Plus a helium filled rose gold 18. ...

We are doing a cake hoop for a baby shower next weekend, this is going to be the perfect finishing touch. We can get these fully personalised, for example, “Baby Roberts” for you to keep after....

A birthday weekend at the beautiful Hollies Barn just outside Nantwich. We delivered of these huge pearl pink balloons with a matching 18 to decorate a bedroom....

In Hope House colours the Christmas gifts arch marked the finish for around 300 Santas on the fundraising fun run in Nantwich. It was an amazing turnout on a cold day! ...

A classic swirl balloon arch for the grand opening of Euro Garages Crewe by the Station Pilot. In Sainsbury's colours it was well weighted down to withstand the December weather! ...

Beautiful and elegant with white and lilac feathers for this helium filled bubble balloon. ...

For Haig’s birthday at Blonde hair salon we’ve delivered a helium filled bubble balloon with mini rose gold and midnight blue balloons inside and matching ribbon. Loving the colour combination! ...

We built a festive arch for Alice Charity and their Santa Dash in Hanley Park. Alice Charity do a huge amount in the local community to support disadvantaged and vulnerable families and we were happy to donate our time to support them. A Santa on either...

We added to the Christmas decor at Signature Financial Services with some jumbo balloon snowflakes, personalised baubles, a candy cane and Christmas gifts. These are all air filled items which should last longer than helium filled. The great thing about the Signature Financial Services office...

The second annual Merry Mile took place in Crewe's Queen's Park organised by the Mid Cheshire Hospitals Charity. Our balloon columns for the finish line were sponsored by Alpha Omega Securities. ...

Bakkavor, one of the sponsors of the fantastic Crewe Lumen, asked us for some balloons in their logo colours to decorate their stall at the event. ...

We worked with NetworkIn's corporate colours of teal, white and orange to decorate our backdrop with their logo and wrap it in a matching balloon garland for the festive party. We can customise this backdrop with logos or a message, have a look at our...

This black and gold balloon arch was built in an hour on tight setup times for Nantwich Town Wolves VIFC black tie ball. A classic swirl design makes a really great focal and photo point as well as framing the entertainment who were on stage for...

Personalised with their logo, this bubble balloon went to RedWillow Macclesfield for their #MBEx2019 event. Have a look at some of our other bubble balloons here. ...

All set for the relaunch celebration at Wychwood Park Hotel - managed by Legacy Hotels & Resorts with our elegant balloon columns marking the entrance and the stairs to the bar. We didn’t have time to see beyond the lobby and reception area but it’s looking great; a...

There was a sleepless night worrying about what to do for Amy Louise Beauty salon's 4th anniversary celebrations. The salon area is light, bright, very tidy, organised and minimalist and we didn't want the balloons to clutter that space up. In the end we suggested to...

I'm delighted to be working with three local charities on the balloon arch finish lines for their festive fun runs. I specialise in making each arch different and the great thing about these events is you don't have to run; dress up, run, jog or...

The Little Paper Shop in Nantwich commissioned us to decorate the front of their new premises for their invited guests preview evening to be followed by their grand opening the next day. We built an organic demi arch in pearl white and embellished it with flowers...

A balloon arch works so well to draw people in to your event plus it makes a great spot for photographs too. This star point arch was used at the entrance to a ball room leading people in down the red carpet to the drinks reception...

It was the Glitter Ball for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, also known as Dougie Mac, on Friday at the King's Hall in Stoke on Trent. We delivered an arch and 10 light up bubble balloons wrapped in fairy lights to the drinks reception area. These looked stunning....

Ambiance wanted something special to celebrate their 4th birthday and I suggested some balloon scissors for their window in Hartshill, Stoke on Trent.   They were built in chrome silver and rose gold balloons for a stunning impact in the salon window immediately drawing interest.   The response on...

All setup for the Charity Night at the stunning Wrenbury Hall raising funds for the The Wingate Centre and Bloodwise. Helium filled balloon bouquets in chrome silver and pearl onyx black on alternate tables look lovely in this gorgeous venue. ...

It was a balloon marathon decorating the 2M Holdings offices with helium filled balloon bouquets for their celebration at receiving the Queen's Award. 120 balloons arranged in to twenty bouquets of six to represent different flags of the world which really made this venue pop with...

TBM booked us for a graduated blue balloon wall for their 10 year anniversary. We went from light blue to dark blue through 5 layers for a backdrop for their photographs and finished it off with some large numbers. Read the full article on the Nantwich...

The Cancer Research Pink Tie Ball at the Moat House in Stoke on Trent is a huge event and it was a lovely opportunity to decorate the bar for the event. Two large personalised columns high lighted the entrance and the photographer adopted the helium...

The second #SmileySam in September sat quietly in the corner of the NetworkIn meeting this morning and then our winner, Josie, presented him to Josh as a thank you for making her feel so welcome and and for sorting out his mortgage with her. There were...

I was invited to take part in #SheCan365 which is focusing on inspirational female entrepreneurs and writing one of them up each day in 365 words. You can read my interview here. ...

In September you can take part in my draw to win some free balloons to #LiftUpSomebody at an organisation; whether you want to thank your hairdresser for a fab job, make your children’s teacher smile, show your boss, and colleagues how great they are etc. It’s simple to...

It was an early start to get setup for this wedding reception at Nantwich Civic Hall. The bridesmaid's dresses are lavender and the reception has a bohemian, rustic feel to it so I used a single pearl lavender 16" balloon on all the tables held...

We party bombed Matt's desk at KFH Network to celebrate his 40th birthday! A giant silver 40, lots of ribbons and balloons attached to the ceiling and a garland of balloons along the cubicle divider, it made a real impact! I turn up with these fully prepared...

I had a great chat with the birthday girl while delivering her fully laden llama balloon bouquet. Apparently having your birthday on a Monday in the school holidays is a good thing as you don’t have to wait until the weekend for your party but...

Another of my favourite bubbles for Jen on her birthday. With a mint green and spring lilac mini balloon filling and finished off with silver ribbon and a personalised silver vinyl message. ...

The Elephant of Surprise was the cutest, unique gender reveal delivered on Saturday afternoon. The belly of the elephant had coloured confetti in for the mum-to-be to pop to show the result. https://www.facebook.com/balloonsbymichelleshipman/videos/331243764496876/ There was a bit of a nail biting moment when we weren't sure it...

This bubble has gone as a surprise gift for the birthday girl. Sophisticated and elegant, the helium filled bubble balloon had rose gold and gold mini balloons inside. It was finished off with a personal message in gold with a gold satin ribbon. ...

Unfortunately I didn't get the chance to steam the creases out of my new sky photo backdrop before these balloons went out so apologies for the creases! These balloons were ordered for a baby shower and I was sent some photos of the sort of things...

The brief for this birthday girl's balloons was that she loved her new fish so the centrepiece was a helium filled supershape fish balloon which was attached to a seaweed island with an octopus climbing over it and air bubbles. This was accompanied by an air...

Qualatex and Sempertex are the two main brands of balloons I use and these are their 'main' ranges, there's some other great options that aren't on these sheets like Qualatex's Chrome and Semptex's Matte Pastels. Plus its possible to combine colours to make a custom...

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...

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. ...

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...

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

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...

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. ...

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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. ...

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! ...

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....

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...

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. ...

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...

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

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. ...

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...

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;...

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! ...

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! ...

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 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! ...

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! ...

I'm adding this post retrospectively on 8th August 2019 when these Mickey and Minnie characters were created on photographed on 14th October 2018. I didn't really know what I was doing but I wanted to do something to add to the decor of the Florida...

With the advent of GDPR we're all having to tighten up on how we handle and store data.  You can rest assured that I'm registered with the Information Commissioner's Office and have a Data Protection Licence. The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) states that all data controllers must register with...

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