Generally people know what balloons are and what they are utilized 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, kids birthday parties and all sorts of parties.
Anywhere in the world, sitting at the gate of Zoos and Parks, you can get vendors selling those traditional helium inflated balloons that every child loves.
Special balloons made for the sole purpose to get filled up with water and smashed on the floor (or on some unsuspecting victim) are easy to discover in toy shops.
Designers create clothing made from balloons and top models carry out the catwalk with them, but usually only celebrities will wear the extravagant unpredictable balloon outfits inside their galas and parties.
Balloon artists twisting balloons can sometimes be observed in fairs, kids birthday parties, department store openings, malls, etc.Those balloon artists are used to live amongst these rubber devices and also have learned to use them for other needs. Like everything in life, necessity will be the mother of inventive, and balloons have amazing stretching properties. There is not any limit for the imagination.
Tie a few long un-inflated balloons together to make a long elastic string. You can use it 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.
I have seen the clown´s car´s mirror (that was somewhat wobbly) secured in position with a balloon.
If the clown´s pants aren’t tight enough, a handy balloon can be used as a belt.
Broken balloons are useful to become tied around a box with a lose cover, to close 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 (employed to paint faces on the animal balloons), the balloon pump, all of the precious tools the balloon artist uses continually, are safely attached with balloons to his odotcj or apron.
A lengthy balloon can be cut into a large number of slices and used to secure the multiple braids in special Afro hairdos, or even to fix your pony tail.
We have seen a second hand old plastic stool converted in a beautiful vase. The clown inflated several long balloons and tied them around the stool till it had been totally covered, then she turned it upside down and tried it being a vase to hold her balloon creations.
A brand new bouquet of wild flowers held combined with… a balloon of course.