Some of you may have received an envelope that contained a red balloon with instructions? This is my version. I liked how it turned out for the most part though I look more like a hunch-backed Freddy Krueger than I'd like. (My stylist gave me bad instructions.) Anyway, just before I got the assignment I had scanned this wonderful old illustration from a 1937 Popular Mechanic magazine. Suddenly it all clicked. However, in order to make the illustration come alive I had to invest $34 in a flashlight that I know I will cherish for the rest of my life or until I misplace it next Tuesday.

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Comment by Bonniediva on December 31, 2016 at 10:44pm

Amazing! Such fun! Please include me in your next project. I welcome a creative challenge! 

Hugs and kisses, Bonniediva, 1726 Lind Lane, Gurnee, IL 60031

Comment by David Stafford on October 12, 2016 at 9:27pm

Thank you, Katerina.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 12, 2016 at 7:19pm

It's enchanting: a red balloon "torch" :-)

Comment by David Stafford on October 12, 2016 at 5:09pm

Thanks.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on October 12, 2016 at 6:52am

love the photo!

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