Smarty Pants Meets William Shatner of Star Trek!

Last week, Smarty Pants visited the set of WGN-TV’s morning news for a very special event – a guest apperance by Star Trek legend William Shatner on WGN’s morning news program! William Shatner, best known for his role as Captain …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants Balloon Car Ready to Roll Out!

This week, Smarty Pants and his crew of world class balloon artists worked at the Mount Prospect Public Library for nearly six hours to construct an amazing life-sized balloon car! The build started slowly at 11 am with Smarty and …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants Builds World’s Biggest Balloon Car in Chicago!

This May, Smarty Pants kicks off his new “Have Balloon, Will Travel” edition of the Big Balloon Show (coming to a public library near you this summer” with something truly amazing… A life sized Balloon Car!     Smarty Pants …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants & Robbie Furman Balloon Jam in Chicago!

The official Balloon Vault Balloon Twisting Jam  featuring Smarty Pants & Robbie Furman Coming to Chicago on May 22nd, 2013!   Do you know the true history of balloon twisting?  Who was the first performer to ever twist a balloon …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show Turns Japanese for Public Libraries!

This summer, Smarty Pants and the Lovely Miss Dena will present an all-new edition of our Big Balloon Show at public libraries in Illinois and Wisconsin for the upcoming 2013 summer reading season.  Throughout June, July and August, we’ll be …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants Disco Dance!

Smarty Pants recently teamed up with the ABC Dance Academy in Chicago IL to host the world-famous Smarty Pants Disco Dance!     The Smarty Pants Disco Dance features the most danceable hits of the ’70s and ’80s plus more …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants teams up with UIC to promote the UIC Flames Basketball Team!

Right here in Chicago, the University of Illinois – Chicago boasts an exciting, dynamic basketball team that always puts on a competitive game with their area opponents.  The UIC Flames and Smarty Pants recently teamed up to promote their home …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

Smarty Pants at the Chalet Nursery for Black Friday 2012!

This weekend, Smarty Pants and Miss Dena will be returning to the Chalet Nursery in Wilmette, IL to celebrate the start of the 2012 holiday season!  Smarty Pants will be creating his award-winning holiday themed balloon sculptures, while Miss Dena …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

The Muppets Animal Balloon Centerpiece – the Final Edition!

Shortly before Halloween, I was asked by a client to create a custom “Animal” balloon centerpiece for his Muppets themed party.   I put together a prototype for the client to approve – you can see all the details of how …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |

The Muppets Animal Balloon Centerpiece – an inside look!

In addition to balloon twisting, and the Big Balloon Show, Smarty Pants also offers custom made balloon decor and centerpieces to match any party theme.    From 1st birthday parties to weddings to bar mitzvahs, I’ve created custom balloon work for …
Read More »

Posted in Blog |