Thursday, November 18, 2010

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

I love Christmas face painting!
"Y", it's all about fun!
Holiday bells and Jack Skellington (The Frightmere Before Christmas)....

Candy cane, holly and berries.....

Snowman and coal.....

Cute children and teens!

There will be snowflakes and Santa.....

Reindeer, and evergreen trees!

Family fun and activities.....

Here are some face painters....elfish I'd say......and the Grinch to boot!

So whatever you fancy at this time of year, Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

Lighting Of The Riverwoods

Face Painting Illusions & Balloon Art, LLC will provide face painters for this very special, exciting event! Here is what The Shops At Riverwoods has to say about the event:

"Come down to The Shops At Riverwoods for our Annual Street Lighting Festival -- The Lighting of Riverwoods!

On Friday, November 19 from 6 - 9 pm, visit The Shops At Riverwoods for an unbelievable evening of holiday entertainment. Enjoy live music from Cameron Rafati, BYUs Noteworthy, and The Utah Valley Handbell Ringers.

Stay for ice-sculpting, giveaways and chances to win FREE tickets to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Bring the whole family down for carriage rides "over the river, and through the woods." Don't miss out on a visit from our very special guest -- Santa Claus! Santa will be at The Shops At Riverwoods every day leading up until Christmas to take pictures and holiday requests.

Come down to the Shops At Riverwoods for holiday shopping with FREE gift wrapping and gifts with proof of purchase. You'll be shopping in a "Winter Wonderland" on our newly remodeled plaza."

Our face painters will be located in the North Pole by Blickenstaffs and The Veranda...the middle of the Shopping Center. We will be close to Santa!

So stop by and see us or book your own holiday - private party at 801-554-2364. Ask for Emily

Santa's Grand Event - Orem University Mall

University South Parking Lot.....Santa will make his grand entrance by flying in on Chopter 5 News. Dan Pope, Meteorologist, will MC the event.

Events start on November 26, 2010 at 9 a.m. Face Painting Illusions & Balloon Art, LLC will provide the balloonists for this event. There will be a variety of fun for the entire family. There will be Santa's workshop craft fair, Trees for charity,....concert by Alex Boye at the new Desert Book store at the University Mall in Orem, Utah

If you want your own holiday - Christmas party, contact us at 801-554-2364!

"Jump" on Black Friday Shopping!

Face Painting Illusions & Balloon Art, LLC will furnish the face painters for Black Friday "Kickoff" Kids Zone at Fashion Place Mall. Our face painters will be located in front of Dillards by Santa.

Shopping Starts at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving! Once you are full from turkey, come find fantastic deals "first" Fashion Place Mall will be open all night through 9 p.m. on Black Friday. There will be entertainment, relaxation and hot gift zones, and perks and surprises, plus spend $100 and receive $10 gift card (while supplies last).

Home Holiday Expo

About the ExpoWelcome to Utah’s all-new home, shopping and family fun event – the Utah Valley Home and Holiday Expo. It’s happening at UVU’s Events Center in Orem November 19th and 20th.

It’s an awesome jump on the fun of Black Friday (minus the 5 a.m. wake-up call) and provides an awesome family start to the holidays.

The Home and Holiday event has something for everyone. Check it out!

  • Nearly 150 great exhibiting businesses offering the best deals
  • Free gift wrapping
  • Silent auction of “Utah Valley Charity Trees” – Christmas trees created by businesses and benefiting the United Way of Utah
  • Family and children’s activities including:
    • Holiday treats and giveaways
    • Play areas
    • Children’s gift-making stations
    • Visits from Santa with a chance to take your own photo or enjoy a professional one
  • Stage events including:
    • Numerous regional choirs
    • Other special musical groups
    • How-to holiday crafts and ideas
    • Home improvement seminars
    • Seminars
  • Door prizes hourly
  • And much, much more.

Admission is only $5. Immediate families only $10.
Or as a great second option, bring in a can of food (per person) to be donated to the Food and Care Coalition to help needy families this season and get in FREE.

Expo hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The UCCU Events Center
at UVU in Orem, UT

Schedule of Events

The new Utah Valley Home and Holiday Expo is more than just a exhibit or driven expo, it’s a family holiday destination. Enjoy many extra scheduled activities including local chiors, musicians, dancers, speakers and holiday craft demonstrations on stage, a childrens area for fun and gift making, Santa visitswith photos and of course the Utah Valley Charity Trees, with dozens of beautiful trees to see and buy. You’ll also receive awesome Expo deals and gifts that can only be found at this unique event. You’re going to have a lot of fun.

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Sunday, November 7, 2010

Halloween Ghosts, Ghouls, Witches and such!

A tribal mask from Face Painting Illusions and Balloon Art! (by Emily)
I love the intense colors of these roses.....face painting by Emily
My dad truly is "Iron Man"!!
"Clowning" around in the maze.....

Awwww.... cute kitty!
Female vampire....
I have my "eyes" on you....
A face painted mask for a beautiful bumble bee :D
Here's the winning KISS team! You go!
I guess I wasn't done with "KISS" characters! Their group won first place at a company party. Way to go! Face Painting by Emily

Floral design.....I like it!
Scarecrow by Emily - adds a touch of fun to Cornbelly Maze and Face Painting Illusions!
"Iron Man" - Isn't he a cute boy?
A little tribal art, any one?
I really liked this beautiful facial design....the colors were awesome for a company party. Face painting by Emily.
"Jack Skellington.....and the 'dead' bride" :D Face Painting of bride by Emily

Face Design......
Candy corn cutie pie :D "Bar" none, the most fun - face painting by Emily

Even "witches" are in plentiful supply!
Corn maze stalker by Eric of Face Painting Illusions and Balloon Art.
A beautiful "webbed one".....I love the beauty mark!
A "deadly bride" ....face painting by Emily

"Skull" a stalking at Cornbelly's by Face Painting Illusions & Balloon Art, LLC.
"Here's Lookin' at ya, kid!" Where is the skull eye looking at? Face painting by Emily.
Brigham Young as a wicked pumpkin - he was such a great sport! Face Painting by Emily

Slitherin' snakes! Watch out Harry Potter - face painting by Emily.
Natalie as a tyrannosaurus rex.....bwahhaaa haaaa - by Emily
"We're coming to get you!" scary skeleton by Eric from Face Painting Illusions and Balloon Art.
An evil clown face painting by Emily would do the trick as well....
The "dead" walk slowly in the corn field maze - way to go Eric!
Natalie at Cornbelly Maze at Thanksgiving Point.....wicked pumpkin face painting by Emily.
Here is the premium night stalker at Cornbelly Maze, provided by Eric of Face Painting Illusions and Balloon Art, LLC. What an awesome job Eric!

"Participants, from young to old, enjoyed a two-hour dance lesson from Brooke Clawson and Jamyn Miller, of Precision Dance Camps, prior to the “official” Thriller Snow Dance. This year’s complimentary face painting (by Face Painting Illusions and Balloon Art, LLC), was a perfect addition to create a zombie-like atmosphere prior to the Halloween holiday." (Park City Mountain Resort)

Road kill for Becca.....the streets were full of scary ghouls!

Although Thriller Snow Festival was to be dark and dreary - this victim wanted a blue werewolf to match her outfit!
Look closely....the skull has eyes on the eyelids!

What a "Thriller" it was!