Q. How far will you go to perform ?
A.  Not that far, We do have standards you know!
We will travel to just about anywhere that
you need balloon entertainment, for making
your event special.  Some long
distant                             events will require a travel

Q.  At some places your balloons are
free,                            other times you sell them, and
sometimes you
only take tips, why is that ?
A.   It depends upon the event, that we
are                           working at the time.  

Q.  Do you do freebies or charity Work ?
A.  Yes and No, if you are a charity that has
hired us for work in the past, then probably
yes.  You generally have to hire us once, and
then you can call about freebies.  
Unfortunately no one gives us free supplies !

Q.  Do I have to provide anything, and how much
space do you require ?
A.  All you have to provide is a receptive,
fun,                      group of people who want balloons.
And we only take up about a  5 X 5 space.

Q.   What's your typical performance time ?
A.  One (1) hour minimum --- up to ????

Q.  How much do you cost ?
A.  Call for rate Quotes. We are very affordable
to meet your budget needs.

Q. Is there a travel fee?
A. Some locations do carry a small additional
travel fee to off set the distance.

Q.  When are you available ?
A. Generally, nights and weekends, but call
because you never know until you ask. Now with
our many associate artist's we are
always available during the  day.

Q.  Why won't you give my kid a Balloon ?
A.  This is one of the most common questions
that is asked of us.  The short answer is
"Safety First".   We don't do balloons for kids
under age 3, because of the hazards that
could happen.  Your child's safety is
 more important to us !
  The industry standard is 3 and older
  so if someone, is doing balloons for your
two year old, they aren't concerned at all
about your child's safety.

Q.  Do you use special balloons ?
A.  Nope, we only use the best -- Qualatex !

Q.  Can you teach a balloon class ?
A.  Why of course , call  for details.

Q.  Where is the most unusual place that
you have  done balloons ?
A.  On the back of a dive boat in the
South                           Pacific  ( ask me about the
details )

Q.   Do You do other cities and towns, in Central
Illinois,        other than Peoria, & Bloomington / Normal ?
A.   Why Yes We Do !  What city do you want us in?



Q. What else do you do while
making                   balloon Creations ?
A. We tell corny jokes that go
along                    with each animal, as well
as have                    audience participation
with sight                       gags, and props.

Q. What is your hardest
balloon                         creation to make ?
A.  It only depends on time,
because                   with enough time we can
make                       anything your heart

Q.  How long will my balloon
creations last ?
A. Until you pop them.  But seriously,
most of our creations are good
anywhere from 3 days to 2 weeks                   
or more, depending upon how you                    
play with them.

Q.  What's this warranty thing that you
offer ?
A. Where ever you see
"The Unique Twist",
We offer, to replace your balloon                   
creation, if you should suffer any
accidental breakage, at no extra                    
cost, as long as you bring us the
broken pieces.

Q.  Do you carry Insurance ?
A.  Of Course we do, and
remember                     whoever you hire,
they need to carry it too !     
Facts &
" Where Balloon Animals Are Not Just Dogs Anymore ! "
Call for information  on your questions, bookings, and rates.
309-685-3837 or 309-370-6811
Artwork by Donn Frizzi
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Your  Balloon Artist Needs
The Unique Twist & Twisting Crew !
Proudly Serving Peoria, East Peoria, Bloomington, Normal,
Galesburg, Morton, Pontiac, Springfield, Tremont,
Washington, Dunlap, Quad Cities, Burlington, Pekin, Lincoln,
Decatur, Chillicothe, Elmwood and your City !
Q. How did you Learn to do this?                
A.  Self Taught with a lot of trial
and error, and fun. All of our
associate artists have been fully
and personally trained by Doug.
Q. How long have you
been doing this?
A.  Since 1995.
Q. Why do you do this ?
A.  Because we enjoy making people smile,
and like to have fun doing it.
Q. What are the
most                                           popular
figures that you make
A. Our famous Monkey in a Banana Tree,
Way     Cool Alien Guy, Princess Hat, and the
popular, Sword w/belt.
Q. What is your most unusual Request?
A.  I can't say here. "LOL"  Actually  it's
George Washington crossing the
Delaware Either that, or a monkey on a
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Q. What events are you available for?
A. We are available for Kids Nights
@                       Restaurants, Birthday Parties,
Company Picnics,
School Carnivals, Grand Openings, Church Events,
Private Parties, Trade Shows, Festivals, and
Your                Unique Party Needs !