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Balloon Instructional CDs

Jeanine’s Stuff, Volume 1, Volume 2 , Volume 2.5, Volume 3, Volume 4, and Volume 5, Volume 6 and Volume 7 are currently available individually, or in any combination together.


These are step by step photo instructions with text. The instructions are available on CD, and are in pdf.doc format, they can be printed out to make into books, complete with cover, and table of contents, or simply viewed on your computer.

Volume 1 - Simple, but Impressive, Restaurant and Party Favorites 

Includes instructions for the Hound Dog, Poodle, Bulldog, Chihuahua, Princess, Princess Wand, Baby Sea Turtle, Baby Brontosaurus, and Camel. 46 Pages total, 10 pdf documents.

Volume 2 - Hula Girls, Fairies, and Frogs, and stuff.....

Includes instructions for the Hula Girl, Hula Girl Hat, Fairy, Fairy Hat, A single 160 Frog, a single 260 Frog, a Heart Bodied Frog, a Round Bodied Frog and a Monkey. 51 pages total, 10 pdf documents.

Volume 2.5 – The Bracelet Volume

There are 14 designs, plus a couple pages of ideas. Designs include a frog, mouse, worm, koala, fish, turtle, monkey, octopus, skunk, starfish, chicken, penguin, seal, and butterfly. 84 pages total, 17 pdf documents.

Volume 3 - "Down By and Under the Sea"

This is a collection of sea critters.  There are fish and seals and crabs.  There is a walrus and a lobster, and a whole lot more.  Over 100 pages in this volumes

Volume 4- "Four the Birds"

This is a collection of birds.  Chickens, rooster, turkey, peacock, hummingbird, flamingo, ostrich, owl, eagle and more.

Volume 5- "Merry Twistmas and Other POPular Occasions"

Holiday designs starting with Christmas and ending with Ground Hog's Day.  Reindeer, Santa, Angels, a turkey, witch, spider, skeleton, and much more.   19 designs and 117 pages.

Volume 6- "2008 Class Notes"

These are designs I taught at Twist & Shout 2008, and at the 2008 Golden Gate Clown Happening.  These are simple designs, most meant to be fast yet impressive.  Includes a Frog Wand, Lady Bug Wand, Duck Wand, 5 balloon Fruit Bowl Hat, Motorcycle, Gecko, Hobby Horse, Baby Circus Elephant and more.

Volume 7 -  "Creepy Crawlies and other Stuff"

These are designs I taught at the 2010 T-Jam on the Road.  These are some of my less cute designs (or I tried at least).  Designs include spiders, a fly, a shark, a big scorpion, skulls, and there are a couple fairies thrown in there too.


All eight volumes together on a single CD, $145.00. This includes postage and handling within the US, add $5.00 outside the US.

Volumes 1 and 2 together on one CD, $20.00 plus $2.50 postage and handling ($5.00 outside the US)

Volume 2.5, $30.00, this includes postage and handling within the US, add $5.00 outside the US.

Volume 3, $30.00, this includes postage and handling with the US, add $5.00 outside the US.

Volume 4, $25.00, this includes postage and handling with the US, add $5.00 outside the US.

Volume 5, $25.00, this includes postage and handling with the US, add $5.00 outside the US.

Volume 6, $25.00, this includes postage and handling with the US, add $5.00 outside the US.

Volume 7, $25.00, this includes postage and handling with the US, add $5.00 outside the US.


I accept cash, check, money orders, and credit cards.
Payment can be sent and made payable to:

Jeanine Von Essen
PO Box 10367
San Jose, CA  95157

Or Credit Card orders can be phoned in to 408-242-1739
or faxed to 1-408-796-5468.  (This is an e-fax, so the '1' is necessary no matter where you are faxing from)

I also accept PayPal to CroakDesigns@aol.com


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