Design Balloons

How To : Make a pinch twist for balloon designs

Watch this how to video to learn to make a pinch twist. A pinch twist is one of the fundamentals of balloon making and is used in most every balloon creation. This a very good tutorial for beginners.

How To : Design a sunflower with balloons

Balloons come in various shapes and sizes and if used properly, can be combined to create complex shapes that mimic real life objects. Choosing the correct color of balloons also adds to the realism in the completed object. In this video the presenter does exactly that and cr ...more

How To : Make a two-headed snake balloon animal

With this video how-to, you'll learn how to wow your friends with elaborate, geometrical balloon animal designs. In particular, you'll be taught a method for assembling a very sinister two-headed snake. Even better, because the technique outlined in the video is modular, it c ...more

How To : Tie and twist a balloon.

Watch this video to learn how to tie and twist a balloon. These are the two most basic steps of balloon tying and are used in all balloon designs. If your a beginner this is were you should start.

How To : Make a paper origami rocket ship

This tutorial will show you how to make a rocket ship using the ancient Japanese art form of origami. It's a rather complicated process for beginners, and it's a good idea to work your way up to this project by first making origami shapes that involve similar folds, such as th ...more

How To : Make a balloon version of Marge Simpson's hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a balloon version of Marge Simpson's hair. This will take around 7 blue or purple colored balloons (your choice of course) and you will be baking a tetrahedron design. You will have asterisk type shapes everywhere except on the bottom, wh ...more

How To : Make flowers out of balloons

Make flowers out of balloons There are three balloon flowers attached to a base at the bottom. The largest balloon is pink in the sunflower design. It has a green stem attached. There is the basic flower design with pentagon shaped balloons attached. There are two of these in ...more

How To : Sculpt an elephant balloon animal

Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon elephant. This tutorial will teach you a vary simple animal design thats great for beginners. This is another balloon animal that is based off the dog design.

How To : Twist a balloon octahedron

This video shows how to make a balloon octahedron. This easy to follow balloon twisting tutorial will show you what you need to do to make this polyhedra. A 350 balloon was used to make this balloon design, 260 balloons also work well.

How To : Sculpt a flower balloon

Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon flower. This tutorial will teach you a design thats great for beginners and you will use it many times.

How To : Sculpt a balloon animal mouse

Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon mouse. This tutorial will show you the steps to making this design. This is a great animal balloon for beginners. The mouse balloon is based off the dog.

How To : Twist a balloon pineapple

Watch this video to learn how to make a pineapple balloon. This tutorial uses one 160 balloon and a 260 balloon to make this design. This balloon is based off the octahedron.

How To : Twist a balloon flower

Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon flower. This tutorial will teach you to make a balloon flower based on the pentagonal anti-prism design.

How To : Twist a flower balloon

Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon flower. This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know to make this simple design.

How To : Make a balloon snowman

Watch this tutorial to learn how to make a snowman balloon. This is a great design for the holidays and it can also be used as a Christmas ornament.

How To : Make a balloon truncated octahedron

In this video we learn how to make a balloon truncated octahedron. This is a complex design for a balloon where you will use around three balloons and create squares and hexagons. This is a difficult type of balloon to create, so make sure you have experience before you begin. ...more

How To : Make a maple leaf with two balloons

This video shows viewers how to create a maple leaf using two long balloons which are used for making animal balloons. You will begin by inflating the first balloon, leaving a few inches of empty space at the end of the balloon. Begin by making two small bubbles by twisting th ...more

How To : Make a balloon sorcerer hat

In order to make a sorcerer hat out of balloons, you will need the following: six (6) balloons, which will need to be partially filled with air and two (2) uninflated balloons, which will be used as the straps, holding the hat onto your head. You will need to begin your hat b ...more

How To : Make a balloon flower vase

In this video you'll learn how to make a balloon vase. These are fun balloon vases to hold your balloon flowers. The design of the vase in the video is based on a truncated triangular prism, but with a few added bubbles to make your vase a bit more stable. You'll go step by st ...more

Solidoodle : Cheap 3D Printing at Home for Under $500!

The possibilities are endless for 3D printing. With your very own 3D printer, you can make spare parts, circuit boards, inflatable balloons, duplicate keys, Minecraft cities, and even tiny replicas of your face. From a more artsy standpoint, you can make complex sculptures, li ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (01/25 - 01/31)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. First off, thanks to all of our moderators ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/04 - 07/10)

First off—Happy Independence Day! Since it's the 4th of July, let's make this week's roundup short and sweet, so you can all get back to your holiday festivities. Things to Do on WonderHowTo WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with top ...more

News : Majestic Airship Needs Votes to Get Produced by LEGO

LEGO has not attempted a blimp, zeppelin, or similar airship since 1999, the 5956 Expedition Balloon which used highly specialized parts. This is unfortunate as these vessels are well and truly part of the pulpy adventure and steampunk scene. I think Ssorg's Majestic Airship ...more

How To : Make a Globe-Shaped Candle Lantern from Ice

If you've ever lived in an area that gets ridiculously cold during the winter, you know that it's not so much like this... But usually a little more like this. So...cold... And don't even get me started on digging your car out of the snow. Once you're past the age where snow ...more

How To : Make Water 'Bottles' You Can Eat

Bottled water is a rip-off. Not only is it pretty much the same stuff that comes out of your tap for free, but plastic bottles are rarely recycled and thus account for a huge amount of the waste that's overflowing our landfills. Next Up: Water Bottles You Can Eat Fortunately, ...more

Whisking : We're All Doing It Wrong

Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more

How To : Make a Super Cheap One-Way Check Valve

If you're going to build yourself a water gun to cool down this summer, or maybe just a useful water pump, you'll need some check valves. However, the most expensive parts of a water pump or DIY super soaker are usually the check valves. So, let's make some from scratch for as ...more

How To : Inflate Any Ball Without a Pump or Needle

What happens when you find your ball deflated and there's no pump or needle in sight? You could always cancel your plans of kicking around the soccer ball or starting that pickup football game in the park. Better yet, you could be terribly clever and find another way to get ai ...more

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