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Inflated Ideas offer Nabas approved Balloon Decoration Training Courses in the UK. Nabas Balloon Instructors offer Themed Balloon Courses. Balloon Decorations for Weddings & Parties.
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Awarded Winning Balloon Artists, Art Tutors, Event Decorating Specialists, Professional Face Painters and National Balloon Association Instructors!

Beginners & Advanced Balloon Training Courses, Certified Event Decorator Courses ,Floristry Courses, Face Painting Courses, Balloon Twisting Courses & Art & Design Courses taught to students of all ages & abilities.
Private 1-2-1 Balloon Artistry Classes & Small Group Classes taught by Award Winning Balloon Instructors

Balloon Decorating is a unique art form which can look stunning, inspiring and elegant if created by a professional. The key to creating professional balloon decoration is receiving the very best training & design knowledge to help set you apart from your competitors.

Balloon Training Academy Classes are primarily held in our Hertfordshire Training Centre but classes are also organised for London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Middlesex, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire, and accross the UK.
Taught by fully qualified award winning Industry and NABAS instructors. All balloons & materials provided along with comprehensive training guide, pricing guide, marketing and website info, portfolio ideas and more.....

Award Winning Instructors

Inflated Ideas Balloon Training Academy boasts one of the most creative teams of balloon artists in the Uk.

Jo Uddin, the leading tutor, is a highly successful industry instructor and NABAS Tutor. Jo Uddin is a member of the Qualatex Balloon Network, a Certified Balloon Artist, a City and Guild trained Balloon Artist and Teacher.
Jo's personal portfollio is definately worth looking at especially the large sculpture section which boasts a collection of her unique designs created for both competitions and corporate clients. With a string of industry awards Jo is not only a 1st class NABAS trainer but also currently holds the title of International Balloon Decorator and offers training for Inflated ideas, the Balloon Training Academy and NABAS - The National Balloon association.
Other teaching has included work for both Qualatex, Rouse Matrix & Amscan International. All our Balloon Decoration Training Course tutors are trained to the highest standards and have excelled themselves in the Balloon and Party Industry.

Fantastic Selection of Decorating Courses

We have a wide variety of courses on offer including all levels of the Balloon Training Academy Award, the  NABAS Balloon Training Programme,  Wedding Themed Balloon Training Courses,  Sculpture Classes, Event Decoration Courses, Face Painting Courses and more... All are very popular aspects of Balloon Artistry and we are sure that you will find a balloon or Event Training course here to suit your needs.

All Inflated Ideas balloon artistry tutors have worked for many years to become the best in the balloon training industry offering both a wealth of knowlege and practical training experience.

Balloon Artistry Training
is an art form that can only be measured by the success of the students taught, many students who have trained with us have gone on to build there own successful balloon companies both in the Uk and internationally. Check out our Balloon Decoration Training FaceBook page.

Private Balloon Decoration Training      Balloon Artistry Training Courses                                                    

Hands on Practical Learning

All Inflated Ideas, Decoration Training classes are taught as 'hands on' decoration training courses, with teacher demos and practical designs taught step by step to aid learning. Balloon Artistry course students are encouraged to take

photos of there work created in their training course in order to start building a portfolio. 
Throughout the party decoration training day your tutor will offer advice on costing designs, marketing your new venture and creating the best image for your balloon decor services.
Students studying either our NABAS basics Balloon training or NABAS Advanced  Balloon Training learn a variety of techniques and designs . NABAS Beginners training courses are designed with the beginner in mind and are taught step by step for easy learning. Students are taught to work safely and follow the NABAS code to ensure they are aware of health and safety issues. NABAS Advanced decoration training classes are taught to increase your design knowledge and offer a further insight into Balloon decorating for both wedding and corporate events.

All NABAS students are encouraged to take pictures of their work.
Some of these NABAS training course photos can be seen in our training gallery.
Within our 2 NABAS balloon training decoration courses you will learn balloon techniques needed and create designs such as:

Bouquet construction, Arches, Floating clouds, Topiaries, Decorative Columns, Themed centrepieces, Fantasy Flowers, Balloon Walls, Framed work, Marketing ideas, costing of designs and more.......

Your training course tutor will give you tips on Health and Safety, Starting your Business, Marketing, Pricing your Designs, Equipment and stock needed and recommended suppliers.
All designs taught within our balloon decoration training courses are included in our Professional Resources balloon training Guide which is yours to keep and use afer attending your training.

Inflated Ideas offers discounts for companies requiring training for more than one member of staff - email us for more details. If you would like to know more about this exciting profession and are interested in booking a place on one of our courses please contact our balloon training team.

If you are looking for NABAS balloon courses then visit our online gallery for a variety of balloon designs produced by our balloon training course students. Balloon courses are offered in both small groups and as one to one training.


Inflated Ideas Balloon Decoration Designers have created a variety of amazing balloon sculptures for clients throughout the UK. Sculptures can be small to fit a table top, or large enough to fit an exhibition. Inflated Ideas works closely with all clients to ensure the balloon designs are perfect for your event.

Balloon sculptures are a fun way of decorating and have become our speciality!

Many sculptures have been produced and you will find some of our  sculpture work in our gallery.
Balloon sculptures can be created for all occasions, wedding sculptures depicting the happy couple can be placed at the reception venue.
Giant balloon clowns or jesters can be used for fun days or to promote childrens activities or product launches, pirates and wenches, cartoon characters, Halloween witches, circus animals and many more have beed designed and created
. Our Balloon sculptures have won Inflated ideas many international awards and been used to promote many different companies throughout the UK.

These sculptures are uniquely made for you or your company.
Our balloon decorators at Inflated Ideas have been awarded the prestigious title of Balloon Decorators of the Year and are always looking for a new challenge!




Wedding Themed Decorations

Inflated Ideas design team  specialise in creating the perfect balloon decorations for your wedding. Balloons decorations can be created to match almost any colour scheme you desire and our range of themed wedding decor will create an elegant effect in any venue large or small.

Popular wedding decor includes balloon bouquets and centrepieces which once placed on your guest tables can instantly transform a venue. Themed centrepieces can range from elegant topiaries to sophisticated wired fantasy flowers or balloon bouquets can be added to your florists creations to create amazing decoration.
Larger balloon creations can look spectacular in the right size venue and include designs such as arches, floating clouds and dance floor canopies which create stunning back drops for top tables, amazing entrance decor and dance floor designs.Using balloons to create special effects can create an exciting atmosphere.
Expolding balloons are a great way to liven up a party or can be perfectly timed for the bride and grooms first dance. When the balloon bursts a stream of confetti is released alongside hundreds of tiny balloons that gently float down. Balloon drops create a great dance floor atmosphere and for the ultimate wow factor a balloon release in the grounds of your venue can look simply spectacular!


Christening Party Decorations


Christenings and Baby Showers can be brought to life using our adorable balloon decoration designs. Bouquets can include a variety of latex filled balloons in soft shades, with matching ribbons and bows or decorative table weights. Foil balloons can be decorated with babies name and date of birth or can be printed with your choice of words.  Our balloon decoration designs include floating topiary, baby arch, floating dummies, balloon rattles, latex balloon butterflies, balloon flowers and more. All designs can be created in any colours and can be created to suit any size venue be it a hall or your own home.









  Corporate Events 

Corporate Events are great for our design team who will be happy to discuss decoration ideas regarding your special event. Themes are varied but our more popular requests include hollywood, circus, stars and stripes, and hawaiian decor. 

If you have a company logo we can have this printed to create a strong corporate presence.  We also have an extensive range of themed props in our online party store.

We all love a good party and at Inflated Ideas we really know how to create the party atmosphere. Themed decorations can be used to create your chosen style whether it be a birthday, anniversary or just a group of friends having a good time we will transform your venue with our fun balloon decor. 

Childrens Themed Parties 

Children love a party and together we can create a truly magical atmosphere. Whether you are hosting a party in your own home or at  a local venue, we are here to help. Inflated Ideas can provide colourful helium filled balloons for you to decorate with yourself or we can attend your venue and do it all, giving you time to relax, the choice is yours!

Childrens parties can be themed to include a favourite character. There are so many favourites be it a Barbie party, High School Musical party, Pirates and Princesses party, winnie the pooh party, Lazy Town party, Spiderman party the list is endless but we have balloons and decorations for all. Foil balloon bouquets featuring popular characters, bright coloured latex balloons with matching ribbons and personalised foil balloons with a birthday message are all popular.
Girls love our butterfly and flower designs and for the boys we can create a wicked football or playstation themed party! We can also create a larger than life balloon sculpture such as a clown, mermaid or sporting character to greet your guests or maybe some dance floor balloon buddies for your disco.


 Balloon Printing  

Do you need to send out a message to your clients or promote an event?

Inflated ideas are pleased to offer you our superb balloon printing service. We are able to print on both latex and foil balloons in a variety of colours. Simply send your  printing requests and artwork to our balloon printing team and let us do the rest. We welcome both individuals and companies and we are able to print balloons in both large and small quantities.
Inflated Ideas can either have these sent to you or for an extra charge inflate the balloons, tie with ribbons and deliver to your venue.

If you have a website but are not getting the visitors or sales you need then check out the next Search Engine Optimisation course. These courses are a fantastic opportunity to learn how to raise your profile on the popular search engines such as Google.

Themed Party
Themed Adult Parties
Everyone loves a good party! If you have something to celebrate then why not let our balloon decoration design team take the stress out of organising the decorations by creating the perfect atmosphere. Theming your party is important, it might be the office christmas do or your best friends 40th birthday bash, a summer ball or a 70's revival night. Inflated Ideas can decorate your venue with balloon arrangements for any theme, balloons can be collected or delivered to your venue. Themed Party supplies can be found in our online store where we specialise in themed party supplies, tableware, and of course those all important costumes!

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