illooms are the perfect balloons for celebrating with and the LED light up feature gives them a gentle glow so that they shine right through the evening but equally look stunning in colour and design during daylight. Available in a variety of colours, designs and finishes we were delighted to try out the world’s first latex LED balloons for our combined New Year’s Eve and birthday celebrations for my daughter who turned 12 on New Year’s Day. A fantastic way to ‘Light up life’s special moments’.
The illooms are simple to use and come with guided instructions on how to inflate and deflate. There is a paper tab you need to pull from the end of each balloon to activate the LED light inside, then you simply pump the balloon up as you normally would. With a minimum glow time of the LED light for 15 hours, although this may last considerably longer until it fades away, this allows you time to set up your balloons before any event. Fortunately I had a group of helpers to get ours pumped up fairly quickly on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve.
There are some really fun and different designs of illooms to choose from, such as silver, gold, stars, marble, happy faces, aliens, special celebratory and themed designs for things like birthdays, halloween etc and even unicorns! We opted for silver and stars along with a special personalised balloon for the birthday girl. As you can see below they are quite pretty and vibrant in daylight.
When the lights go down, you get this really pretty glow…
They are so pretty close up.
The personalised balloons from illooms are foil and perfect for ‘Making moments more memorable’. Ideal for filling with helium and with a LED light that last for up to 24 hours they really do help to make a celebration special. They come with a large black sticker sheet full of letters, with duplicates for common letters that get repeated in names. You simply peel off the letters you want to use and then stick them to the balloon. I found this really easy to do and they stuck perfectly first time. They are available at Card Factory from £5.99.
Overall we are really pleased with the illooms and they certainly brightened up our evening with both adults and children enjoying the decor. I have to say also that a week later the balloons are still looking fantastic, although no longer glowing but have a great colour and fullness still to them so will make the perfect backdrop when my daughters school friends come to celebrate with her this weekend.
Stockists for illooms include: Card Factory, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda (selected stores) with an RRP from just £1
I’m pleased to say that I’ve teamed up with illooms to offer one of my readers to win both a Silver 5 pack & a Mixed colour 5 pack to use at their next celebration.
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All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions. We are not paid for reviews although we do receive the product to try out and enable us to write the review.