How to Make Love Bird Balloon Animals

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    Introduction to Love Bird Balloon Animals

    Introduction to Love Bird Balloon Animals.
    Here’s a cute pair of love bird balloon animals that’s made out of a single balloon that is perfect for Valentine’s Day or that special occasion. This balloon animal sculpture works great as something to hand out, as well as a decoration.

    For even more impressive balloon animals, you can combine the love birds with the heart balloon animals, which you can learn to make here.

    Materials:
    One 260 Balloon for the love birds (light colors usually work best)
    One 260 Balloon for the perch (optional, and...MORE not shown in the picture above - see the last picture in this set of instructions)

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Inflating the Balloon

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Inflating the Balloon.
    Inflate the balloon to about three inches from the end.
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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Start the First Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Start the First Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make one basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the tail of the first balloon animal bird.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Begin the Body of the First Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Begin the Body of the First Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make a second basic balloon twist about three inches long. This starts the body of the first balloon animal bird.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - The Body of the First Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - The Body of the First Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make another basic balloon twist about three inches long. This continues the body of the first balloon animal bird.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the Body of the First Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the Body of the First Balloon Animal Bird.
    Make a three-balloon push through. This completes the body of the first bird.
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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the First Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the First Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make one basic balloon twist between one-half and two-inches long. The longer the basic balloon twist, the longer the head of the first bird.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Start the Second Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Start the Second Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make a second basic balloon twist to match the last one. This forms the head of the second balloon animal bird. It generally looks best if you match the size of the birds’ heads as closely as possible.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Start the Body of the Second Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Start the Body of the Second Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make a second basic balloon twist about three inches long. This starts the body of the second balloon animal bird.

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    Love BBird Balloon Animals - Continue the Body of the Second Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Continue the Body of the Second Balloon Animal Bird.

    Make another basic balloon twist about three inches long. This continues the body of the second balloon animal bird.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the Body of the Second Balloon Animal Bird

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the Body of the Second Balloon Animal Bird.
    Make a three-balloon push through to complete the body of the second bird balloon animal. The remaining balloon forms the tail of the second balloon animal bird.
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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the Love Bird Balloon Animals

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - Finish the Love Bird Balloon Animals.

    You can finish the love bird balloon animals by simply twisting their tails together at their bases.

    Or if you like, you can make a simple perch from a balloon - the ninety degree bend comes via a pinch twist. After making the perch, simply attach the love birds by twisting the bases of their tails into the perch.

    Look to the next page for an impressive balloon animal that employs the heart balloon.

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    Love Bird Balloon Animals - A Heart and Love Bird Balloon Animals

    Love Bird Balloon Animals - A Heart and Love Bird Balloon Animals.
    For an even more impressive balloon animal, you can combine the love birds with the heart balloon animal. You’ll find the instructions here.