Who We Are
Donna Milburn - Entertainer, Balloon Twister & Photographer
I truly enjoy the art of twisting balloons while kids of all ages see their special creation made specifically for them. Whether it is something simple as a flower or kitty cat balloon or something more elaborate such as a monkey in a tree or rainbow balloon, interacting with the audience as I make their personal creation is very rewarding and lots of fun.
As an impassioned photographer, I love to photograph all sorts of subjects. Taking photographs of moving children is a task not left to the meek. I have managed to learn, through my courses and experience, to capture those special moments. I have worked very hard at focussing my talents as an event photographer. Each birthday party and event presents its own unique challenges and I find it very inspiring to capture the excitement. Over the last four years, I have also been studying still life photography and enjoy my quiet studio time.
I look forward to meeting you and sharing my talents to help create memories for you, your families and your friends that will last a lifetime.
Jim Milburn - Entertainer, Puppeteer, Balloon Twister
aka Dilly the Clown
I have been a children's entertainer since working at BC Children's Hospital way back in the early 80's when they needed a clown for a hospital event. I entertained for a number of years doing only charity clown work. Over a long period of time, I researched and studied a lot of materials and resources for clowning.
My first paid gig was at the grand opening of the West Maple Ridge Dairy Queen store... some 25+ years ago... hence the name "Dilly". I went on to perform for a vast number of home birthday parties and many community, commercial and corporate events. I also entertained for the various children's festivals, schools, churches, Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, daycare centres and LOTS of parades.
A couple of years ago, I added my friendly puppets to the show. It is a lot of fun voicing them and giving them each a character of their own. Mango the Monkey is my best buddy. The puppets have become very popular with the kids as well as many adults.
I look forward to meeting you and having a spectacular fun time at your parties.