Illuminating Gothic Column

Designed By:

STEVEN MAYHEW, CBA

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About this Design:

Illuminate your Halloween parties with this eerie Gothic Column using Conwin’s Balloon Bulbs. This easy to make, air-filled design can be inflated prior to any event and transported to the venue.

MATERIALS:

• 20 – 11″ Onyx Black Balloons
• 16 – 11″ Metallic SIlver Balloons
• 1 – 3ft Yellow Balloon
• 4 Black Gothic Crescent Moon Foils
• 4 260Q Onyx Black
• 2 – 11″ Onyx Black Balloons

 

• 4 – 260Q Onyx Black Balloons
• 6ft – 1/2″ Conduit Pole
• Baseplate
• Glue Dots
• Cotton Spider Webbing

 

 CONWIN EQUIPMENT:

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STEP 1

Insert Balloon Bulb into 3ft Yellow balloon using Conwin’s Stretching Tool & C-Clamp.

STEP 2

Using the Air Pro Inflator, inflate the 3ft Yellow balloon through the air port on the Balloon Bulb. Gently pull the neck of the 3ft Yellow balloon down to the base of the Balloon Bulb.

STEP 3

Place the Balloon Bulb onto the 6ft Conduit Pole and tighten the wing nut.

STEP 4

Using the Precision Air Inflator, inflate 5 quads of 11″ Onyx Black balloons and 4 quads of 11″ Metallic Silver, per the size settings listed. Attach the quads onto the Conduit Pole.

STEP 5

Inflate four Black Gothic Crescent Moon foils with air or nitrogen using a Conwin Auto-Fill Foil Outlet. Note: Foil outlets are available on Conwin’s Precision PlusBubble InflatorDual Split-Second Sizer and Duplicator 2.

STEP 6

Wrap the 260Q from each Crescent Moon foil in between each 11″ Onyx Black balloon in the top quad on the top of the column.

STEP 7

Create an 11″ Spider and Glue Dot it to the top of the 3ft Yellow balloon and foils. Click Here to learn how to create an 11″ Spider. Place the spider webbing around the column to finish.