Tag: JustRouseIt


  Join me in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA June 14-15, 2016 for 14 hours of intense , hands-on training at the Balloon Training Institute. (1) Learn four unique and powerful skills direct from the inventor, hands-on. (2) Learn how to use these skills with the world’s most versatile and economical, professional balloon framing system. (3) Learn …

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Winners Circle Trade Show Booth made with sheets of latex balloons glued together

———————————————————————– “Even as good as this award winning trade show booth design is, it can be built easier, faster and stronger if we Just Rouse It” with these 4 tips. ———————————————————————- THIS DESIGN This booth won a top award for design at a large trade show some years ago. In fact, it is was so far …

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sailboat graphic MadeWithBalloons™ and Rouse-Expand-And-Load™ (R-E-A-L™) Rouse Matrix™ balloon grid frames

  INSPIRATION IN THE WIND MadeWithBalloons™ This delightful graphic MadeWithBalloons™ was inspired by a painting. The balloon graphic was originally designed by Graham and Mary Queen Rouse for the 2002 International Balloons Arts Convention (IBAC). IBAC was, for 20 years, the annual, premier international balloon convention and the precursor to the World Balloon Convention currently …

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Tiki Island Getaway MadeWithBalloons™ and Rokuse Matrix™ Expnd-And-Load™ balloon grid frames

TIKI ISLAND GETAWAY MadeWithBalloons™ This vignette of Tiki mask and palm trees was made with balloons and Rouse Matrix Expand-And-Load balloon grid frames. It was set at the entrance to greet guests for the Island Getaway party at a Qualatex Event in France some years back.  A larger stage setting inside the hall included a …

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“Whooo, Whooo, Toot, Toot” MadeWithBalloons™

    “Whooo, Whooo,  Toot, Toot” MadeWithBalloons™ It was a fantasy come alive for the children (and I think for the adults, too).  It was a University of South Carolina sponsored  event to celebrate children’s education. The Library Train brought in refreshments. Books were on display as well.  A lot of children wanted to play …

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A QUICK LOOK AT “FAST” MadeWithBalloons™

RE-A-L™ Balloon Art Is 'FAST" illustration / icon

. A QUICK LOOK AT “FAST” MadeWithBalloons™ —  by Graham Rouse  — . This is a quick look at how to decorate with balloons faster, A LOT FASTER! These tools and techniques do not apply to every job, of course. They do apply to many decorating projects . Once you start using the RE-A-L™ tools and techniques …

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WORLD FLAGS MadeWithBalloons™ For Profit & Practice

“FLAGS ARE A NATURAL WITH RMS™.”  by Mary Queen Rouse Flags MadeWithBalloons™ are a great way to work on your RMS balloon graphic design skills, to improve those skills and to enhance your balloon decorating profits.  Many flag designs are straight forward and quite simple. Customers love flags. A flag makes customers feel as if …

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WHAT A KICK! MadeWithBalloons™

Rouse Matrix™ Expand-And-Load™ donkey infographic

Rouse Matrix™ Expand-And-Load™ shapes like this donkey are easy and fun. You can even imagine them coming alive to play. You’ll get a KICK! out of it. Make your own donkey with balloons and an RMS™ Donkey frame from bvsmall.com/donkey. Check out dozens of other fun shapes you can make with balloons .   ——————————————————————————— YOU MAY ALSO …

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REAL™ icon for Rouse Matrix™ Expand-And-Load™ Balloon frame technology

SHOPPING CENTER SWIRL MadeWithBalloons™ This giant swirl was a marvelous design when we built it quite some years ago for North Hills Shopping Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. I think it is still a great concept. It produces sculptured bands of swirling color in the air. And, it does it with more variety of …

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“THE BIG SIX” – Tools & Techniques To Advance Your Art & Business MadeWithBalloons™

Animation of RIBS (Rouse Internal Balloon Structures) Examples

  ——  “JustRouseIt”  —— By Graham Rouse   SIX SETS OF ROUSE ORIGINAL TECHNOLOGIES For Things MadeWithBalloons™ You WILL advance your balloon art and your balloon business when you use these six sets of Rouse Original tools and techniques appropriately; in other words when you “JustRouseIt™”   (1)  Rouse Internal Balloon Structures – (RIBS)  – Rouse Internal Balloon Structures …

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