Hi! I'm Nancyfangles
I am a Mom, Wife,
Balloon Artist, Entertainer and
I live in the beautiful north Georgia mountains in Ellijay.
I have been an
Balloon Decorator/Designer since 1984.
I am a Lyricist and published writer of Poetry and Prose,
inspired by the Beauty and Wonder of Nature which surrounds me and inspirits me to create
The "Whimsical World" of Nancyfangles.
In 1998, I took my love for
Balloon Twisting and expanded it into Copper Wire.
Since then I have created
an amazing array
of delightful designs from custom wind chimes and mobiles
to a pair of spectacular 7 foot beaded
copper wire mermaids.
I also create unique one of a kind jewelry designs known as Funkyfangles Jewelry,
and up-cycle a wide variety of
clothing and furniture. into into
My balloon decorating and twisting abilities and designs are as limitless, and as "Colorful as my Imagination".
Nancy is available for private classes and seminars.
She has taught classes at seminars and conventions including:
~ Centerpiece Design~
~ Balloon Decor-
The Basics and Beyond
~ Custom Character Development~
~ Balloon Twisting~
~ Booking the Bridal Business~
~ Producing a Party Showcase~
Nancy entertains at schools and libraries, using "Balloons and Fun" to teach a wide array of subjects from Mathematics and the Arts, to the use of Balloons in Special Education.
Nancy is a co-founder of
"The Grand Stroll"
in Saint Petersburg, Florida's popular Grand Central District and Founder & Co-producer of The Spring into Arts Faire in Ellijay, Georgia.
Nancy is currently kicking off a new column "Handmade in Ellijay" in the Times Courier, Ellijay Georgia's hometown newspaper. She previously authored a
in a local bi-monthly publication, "The Best of the North Georgia Mountains"
Her Non-Balloon creations are currently showcased in
Jewelry Affaire magazine
(Issues: Winter 2016, Spring 2017 and Summer 2017.
and will be appearing in the Fall 2017 issue.
Her designs are also featured in the August 2017 issues of
Her Balloon Awards Include:
*2010 Recipient of the
Marvin Hardy Pioneer Visionary Scholarship to the 1st annual World Balloon Convention in Dallas, Texas
*First Place Seasonal Centerpiece NABA 1991
*First Place Centerpiece Design IBAC 1990
*Second Place Centerpiece Design NEBC 1989
*Second Place Delivery Contest NEBC 1989
*Third Place Delivery Contest NEBC 1988
*Certificate for Outstanding Achievement in the Balloon Industry NEBC 1989
*She also received a Certificate of Completion from Laugh Makers Variety Arts Conference 1989
Nancy was a featured, commissioned artist in both
Balloons and Parties Today
Party and Paper
She has also appeared in both Balloon Magic and Balloon Images Magazines