All Occasion Gifts: Custom gift baskets.  Balloons & Party Decor.  Personalized promotional packaging for candy bars and water bottles.  Terms: Gift baskets @ T$50.00 up to 4 baskets 100% trade.  Each additional requires 50% cash and 50% trade.   Must order before 12/15 for Christmas.  Candy wrappers and water bottle wrappers 100% trade.  Does not include candy or water bottles.  Delivery Area: Within approximately 20 miles from Shorewood.  Location: Shorewood, IL  Contact: Julia Kaleta  Telephone: 815-744-6004

All Occasions Balloons: Unique custom balloon decor for all special occasions.  Terms: Design and Creation is 100% Trade.  Materials, Delivery & Set up is cash.  Service Area: Chicago and Suburbs  Location: 1231 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, IL  Contact: Jane Prochnow  Telephone: 630-690-1144

Balloons & Parties Extraordinaire!: Professional entertainment for corporate or social events. We can provide Balloon Décor, Face Painting, Magic, Seasonal Characters, Puppets, Stilt Walking, Balloon Deliveries, and More. We perform silly magic. We can lead games including parachute games. We are balloon twisters as well as face painters and have been doing both for over 15 years. Balloon decorating for corporate and social events with columns, arches, balloon releases, walk thru hearts, as well as unusual balloon creations, such as pacifiers and balloon topiaries. We also can stuff balloons with presents. We also offer custom decorated 8’ tall yard signs - a Champaign bottle with 2 glasses and a baseball diamond with mitt, diamond, and bat.  Location: Elmhurst, IL  Contact: Suzanne Waite  Telephone: 630-993-9545

Balloon Animals Party: Balloon Creations, Balloon Decor, Balloon Twisting, Face Painting, Games, Basic Cheek Art, Costume Characters, Gift Stuffed Balloons, and More.  Holiday theme entertainment for Halloween and Christmas such as Mrs. Clause or Santa's helper elf.  Service  Area: West and Northwest Suburbs.  Ask about Chicago.  Terms: Services 100% Trade Materials are cash.  Some costumes require cash for rental.  Location: Naperville, IL  Contact: Heather Buchmeier  Telephone: 630-689-3573

Balloon Endeavor: Balloon decor, Arches, Columns, Centerpieces, Balloon Drops, Themes for all occasions.  Location: Montgomery, IL  Contact: David or Kimberly Bartlett  Telephone: 847-965-3790

Happy Balloomers: Balloon Decoration for all special occasions.  Drops, Arches, Columns, Sculptures, Centerpieces, Etc.  Terms: Larger jobs may require part cash for materials.  Delivery and set up is cash.  Service Area: Suburban North and Northwest, and West.  Far North Chicago.  No downtown Chicago.   Location: Lindenhurst, IL  Contact: Kathy Raimondi  Telephone: 847-356-6350

Funtime Services
:  Inflatable Bouncers/Moonwalks, Carnival Games, Inflatable Slide, Bungee Run available for rent.  Indoor inflatable play for your next birthday party, field trip or school event.  Balloon Decorations!  Popcorn, Cotton Candy, and Snow Cone machines available for rent.  In stock supplies available on trade.  More than 50 costumed characters available such as Spiderman, Santa, Easter Bunny, etc.  Contact: Stacie Welle Telephone: 630-922-6100


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