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An Alice in Wonderland themed float for the Sligo St.Patrick`s Day parade. Build for the pharmaceutical company Abbott Ireland.

A St. Patricks Day float build for Abbott Sligo featuring a giant dancing flamingo.

A 30ft wooden boat on the back of a trailer with Noah and his wife, their house, and all the animals on board. Build for Abbott Sligo to take part in the St. Patricks Day parade.

A huge giraffe with a 10 meter long neck used in parades in Sligo, Bundoran and Ballina. Originally built for St. Patricks Day and then adapted to be used for other events the giraffe was a great success with the audiences.

A St.Patrick`s Day float celebrating life on Mars... Weird but very funny aliens, a spaceship and lots more.

The 0.6 meter tall American Apple was part of a photo call for the National Lottery

A big and very detailed bonfire built for Carlisle City Council. The theme was the`Olympic Games`. We built a 30 meter wide stadium with lots of animated characters that performed before and during the burn. The event concluded in a huge fireworks display in front of 40 000 people.

Outdoor decorations for a bicycle themed pub in Germany. I also built two 5 meter penny-farthing bicycles for the roof of the pub.

The golden crocodile has been part of a `croc of gold` photo call for the National Lottery.

These costume characters were part of a St.Patricks Day float for Abbott Ireland in Sligo.

 A giant stack of coins used as a seat for a photo call.

These animated walk-about characters have performed during many parades and festivals. The Fiddle Player puppet and the Giant Druid represented Ireland in 2012 in an international giant puppet festival in Steenforde, France. 

The Phoenix rising out of the ashes was part of a sculpted bonfire build in Carlisle. The 15 meter wide Phoenix firedrawing was lifted by a crane and the moving wings operated by performers. The fire beneath it burned for about 30 minutes and was followed by a spectacular firework display.

The Taxi was used at Dublin Airport for a National Lottery promotion.

A tasty burger, 2 meter in height, created for the opening of a new burger restaurant in Dublin

The 0.6 meter tall golden piggy bank was created for a photo call for the National Lottery.

Three Skoda petrol pumps were designed and created as costumes for the launch of a new advertising campaign. They were lightweight and the performer could look through the 00.00 numbers and even had a little seat inside the costume.

This 0.6 meter tall seat was carved out of polystyrene for an advertising photo shot.

A brightly coloured bee mascot used for advertising.

  A very large bottle as promotional character costume for the launch of a new Flora product.

About 12  very colourful giant butterflies, from 1 meter to 1.5 meter wide were build to decorate St.Stevens Green Park in Dublin for a festival.

This 1.8 meter tall "broken" cigarette was built for an anti-smoking campaign.

These giant legs and feet were built for a restaurant named Gulliver. The legs were to look like they crashed through the ceiling with the body invisible in the upper floors. There are plenty of `Lilliputians` climbing onto the giant shoes.

Both these walk-about costumes were made for a water safety campaign.

Large polystyrene letters for an O2 advertisement.

Working with `The World Famous Firework Company` at the `Big Chill` festival in England we created a huge zombie bonfire using hundred of pallets and many many lengths of wood and thousands of nails.

These costumes were used for a gnome based St.Patricks Day float in Sligo, Bundoran and Cavan

A bright yellow Easter Bunny created to promote the National Lottery`s special Easter draw.

Two mascots built for advertising new products for Odlum.

Valli Schafer

Creator of nearly everything imaginable

A little about me

Working since 1988 on a large variety of projects we can create anything you can imagine from giant 3-d props for advertising to dazzling firesculptures, from unique parades to unusual children's costumes.

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    Sligo, Ireland

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