A personalised balloon for uplifting words
Over 220 years ago the first balloon flight took off on the 19 September 1783 from Versailles watched by King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette along with a large crowd of onlookers. The Montgolfier brothers who invented the balloon recruited a cockerel, a duck and a sheep for the inaugural flight which lasted about 8 minutes. They made a safe landing and were unharmed by their ordeal. The physicist Pilatre de Rozier and an infantry officer, Marquis d'Arlandes became the first humans to take to the skies on 21 November 1783. Their flight took them about 5 miles across Paris and it lasted about 25 minutes. Our design is inspired by these intrepid farm animals.
We have adapted the Life's Great adventure design to accommodate 11 or possibly 12 characters on the top bar and 11 characters on the lower bar.
Fixing Points: One hole: in the top area of the balloon
Dimensions: 9.4cm x 11.3cm
Characters Available for Personalised Tiles
This tile supports up to 22 characters comprising of the following:
Letters: A to Z in capital letters Numbers: 0 to 9
Additional Characters: ’ & - ! • (enter • using *)
Lower Case Letters: d, h, n, r, s, t, to make abbreviations such as 'st' 'nd' 'rd' and 'th'
Personalised Tiles Firing Schedule
Specially made tiles are added to firings as scheduled below. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for us to make your tile.
With the festive season nearly upon us, our firing schedules can be prone to moving a few days from the published firing date. Any personalised tiles ordered after 12 December will go in the first firing of January 2019.
Deadline: 12th December ~ Firing Scheduled: 3rd January
Firing closed to new orders
Deadline: 18th January ~ Firing Scheduled: 4th February
Lots of time to make your tile