Owner Stephanie Cofield has customers ready for celebration.

UPLIFTING: The Balloon Boutique store owner Stephanie Cofield is prepared to fulfill the wants of any celebration the new year provides. All festive-minded bash hosts invited to desire big! (Images by Ryan Morrill)

There’s a new retail outlet in Manahawkin that inspires buyers to exclaim that they “feel like they walked into a get together.” Celebration Creations opened a retail balloon store, The Balloon Boutique, in the Youthful Plaza, 420 North Principal St. at the intersection of Cedar Bridge Street and Route 9.

The opening was observed Dec. 10, with the support of a lot of users of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Gregory Myhre and township officers, and a host of family members and good friends.

For around 20 many years, proprietor Stephanie Cofield has operated a residence-based enterprise providing smiles with about-the-top balloon decorations, themed celebration décor and all-occasion bouquet deliveries. Now the storefront exhibits off the astounding array of balloons and extras to commemorate just about every getaway and then some. Balloons marked “Thinking of You” and “You Are Primarily Awesome” make anybody’s day.

“Our motto is that each individual working day is a working day to rejoice, even if it is not a unique situation,” claimed Cofield. Conversely, she had just finished helping a shopper whose event was in point unique, a 5-year-old’s birthday.

The certified balloon artist features a large vary of expert services for any person from the non-public party host to the massive company celebration. In addition to typical balloon arches, cost-free-form garland and themed sculptures, The Balloon Boutique supplies distinctive consequences for the holidays, like its Pop Fall and Balloon Drops.

“The Balloon Boutique division of our corporation will be a position where inhabitants can come in to see how we generate fantastic arches, columns, centerpieces and area décor,” Cofield detailed. “Our Balloon Boutique wall will give a large assortment of latex and foil balloon designs for just about every occasion. We have layout guides both in-retailer and on the web to assist customers select trending décor to match their concept or occasion. Custom deals can be designed by session appointments.”

To rejoice the grand opening, distinctive promotions will run via Jan. 15. Anyone is invited to end in for the monthly photo backdrop photograph contest and a possibility to win a $50 bouquet. Visitors only acquire a photo in entrance of 1 of the shop’s cheerful backdrops and tag it on Facebook or Instagram. A current Cookies & Cocoa with Santa working day in entrance of the holiday getaway backdrop was a large strike. The store is also decked out for a celebratory Pleased New Year, with 22% off of the Balloon Drops, Pop Drop balloons and Ceiling Balloons.

Cofield’s periodic outreach to spot treatment properties, “Adopt a Grandparent,” has brightened the faces of lots of seniors.

The balloons are 100% biodegradable latex, a thought to the atmosphere. The organization discourages use of any helium balloons outside the house, to stay clear of accidental launch.

Holiday break hours are Monday to Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Supply is obtainable 7 times a 7 days by contacting 732-378-9922 or by using the online balloon store at celebrationcreations.biz.

— Maria Scandale 

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