Generally everyone knows 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.
Around the globe, sitting on the gate of Zoos and Parks, you can find vendors selling those traditional helium inflated balloons that each child loves.
Special balloons designed for the only purpose to become filled on top of water and smashed on the floor (or on some unsuspecting victim) are easy to see in toy shops.
Fashion designers create clothing made from balloons and top models do the catwalk together, but usually only celebrities will wear the extravagant unpredictable balloon outfits inside their galas and parties.
Balloon artists twisting balloons can sometimes be noticed in fairs, birthday parties, department store openings, malls, etc.Those balloon artists are utilized to live amongst these rubber devices and possess learned to utilize them for other needs. Like everything in life, necessity is the mother of inventive, and balloons have amazing stretching properties. There is absolutely no limit to the imagination.
Tie several long un-inflated balloons together to produce a long elastic string. It can be used to hang light clothing, signs, to wrap around a cart or box and display the freshly created balloons, to improvise a tent or parasol, etc.
I actually have seen the clown´s car´s mirror (which had been somewhat wobbly) secured in place having a balloon.
When the clown´s pants aren’t tight enough, a handy balloon can be used a belt.
Broken balloons are useful to become tied around a box with a lose cover, to seal a wide open bag of sugar, rice or any staple, basically the same uses being 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 (used to paint faces on the animal balloons), the balloon pump, all those precious tools the balloon artist uses continually, are safely attached with balloons to his odotcj or apron.
A long balloon could be cut into a large number of slices and used to secure the multiple braids in special Afro hairdos, or 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 was totally covered, then she turned it upside-down and tried it as being a vase to hold her balloon creations.
A fresh bouquet of wild flowers held along with… a balloon needless to say.