MelRhea Balloon Creations is this region’s premier
balloon decorating company.
Based in Paducah, Kentucky, we serve Western Kentucky,
Northwest Tennessee, Southeast Missouri and Southern
Illinois…and beyond. We have the experience, creativity
and professionalism to make your event a spectacular
Melissa Vinson, CBA
In July 2000, Melissa Vinson was introduced to the world
of balloons and started her own décor business, MelRhea
Balloon Creations. After attaining the designation of
"Certified Balloon Artist" in 2002, Melissa has become
recognized as an emerging leader in the balloon decor
industry. Her stylish and elegant event designs have
been compared to some of the decor world's biggest
Melissa is a multi-award winning artist and instructor.
She was named “Designer of the Year” at both Summer
Balloon Camp (August 2008) and FLOAT the convention
(November 2008). Her international experience includes
the AEMI Balloon Fashion Show in Shanghai, China, and
Purim Festival in Holon, Israel.
Linda has had her hand in numerous
balloon creations since MelRhea Balloon Creations opened in 2000. Her
production expertise, creativity and technical eye are
valuable assets to MBC. She is an award winning artist,
co-producing a first place entrance and large sculpture
at FLOAT the convention in Cincinnati, OH.
Linda furthers her balloon expertise through various
balloon conventions and other educational opportunities.
Both Melissa and Linda were invited to join an
international team of balloon designers at the Fourth
Annual BalloonTown USA in 2007. Artists in attendance
were from the United States, Europe and Israel. Over
150,000 balloons were used to break the existing world
record for a balloon sculpture set in 2003 by an Italian
team of balloon designers. Their efforts
will be recognized in the Guinness Book of World