Thursday, December 31, 2015

"Bee Mine," an adorable design idea for Valentine's Day!

A few weeks ago I started working on some new designs for Valentine's 2016! There are so many wonderful new Qualatex® Valentine's balloons. If you have yet to see the full collection you can easily download the Valentine's Day 2016 Collection directly from To find out which balloons are available within your country, contact your local Qualatex distributor.

I love to create little characters, so it was no surprise that I instantly fell in love with the new "Bee Mine!" 18" Microfoil®.   This balloon is adorable, cute, and simply perfect for a design that I had in mind.

Bee Mine! #21836 - #21837
I would be lying if I told you that all my design ideas come to me in an instant. In fact, when I first created this design I used 11" latex for the body. I knew that there was something not quite right, so I recreated the design, switched out the 11" for 5" and voilà, I was instantly happier!

To make this design you will need the following balloons:
8 - 5" Onyx Black 
(I allow six of the 5" Onyx Black for the base so that I can double-stuff the balloons)
1 - 5" Yellow
2 - 6" Rose Hearts
1 - 11" Yellow
5 - 160Q Onyx Black 
2 - 160Q Rose
Latex glue such as Elmers® Rubber Cement
Vinyl stickers for the face or Sharpie®  Pens.

Bee Mine by Sue Bowler CBA

For step-by-step instructions watch the video below: (Watch carefully, as there is a slightly tricky section to attach the Bee's antennae.)

This little guy will make the perfect Valentine's delivery gift; just simply add a coordinating bouquet of balloons, such as the Big Hearts featured in the balloon bouquet above.

And don't forget to check out the Valentine's Business Booster that is packed with some great design ideas, sales tips, and the exclusive QBN® Members area!

I am looking forward to creating more new Valentine's designs... So watch this space, I'll be posting more Valentine's design blogs over the next few weeks!

Happy Ballooning!



Christine Maentz said...

I love it! Thanks for sharing "secret" techniques! Truly appreciated!

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Unknown said...

Cute idea Sue Thank you for sharing... live this aß a presente for spring birthdays too.

Unknown said...

Cute idea Sue Thank you for sharing... live this aß a presente for spring birthdays too.

Sue Bowler (Marston-Weston) said...

Thank you for the lovely comments, I am very happy that you like the design and the blog!

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lovely i just loved it

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Dress her in blue.Complete blue. Blue frock,Blue cap, Blue ribbons for the hair,Blue shoes, Blue socks,Blue gloves... And say she is a drop of water.

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