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10 pics of the Mission District’s 5,000-balloon art installation

Even Martha Stewart couldn’t resist posting a photo

If you’re wondering why pastel-colored balloon are saturating the building above Mi Ranchito Produce on Mission Street, wonder no more. It’s all a part of Oh Happy Day’s tenth anniversary. The party-centric site, headquartered at Mission and 21st, went all out for their birthday.

Hoodline has the full story:

For last night's anniversary bash, Oh Happy Day founder Jordan Ferney commissioned her friend Jihan Zencirli to create the balloon installation. Zencirli, an L.A.-based artist, is the founder of Geronimo Balloons, which has erected similar installations all over the country, from the Giants' dugout at AT&T Park to Los Angeles' Standard Hotel. Later this year, she'll bring them to France and Morocco as well.

The balloons, for the record, are all made with biodegradable and compostable latex.

What’s more, Martha Stewart took note of the balloon-strewn fun and posted a pic to her Instagram. Delightful.

Here are some festive shots of the 5,000-plus balloon installation.

A balloon a day keeps the blues away (Photo from @darcymiller via @ohhappyday) #colorinspo #balloons #balloonart

A photo posted by Martha Stewart (@marthastewart) on

#mission #missionsf #balloons #mytravelgram #street

A photo posted by Rona Lee (@ronalee8) on

Guess I've got to make friends with @ohhappyday so I can get invited to parties where this happens. W O W.

A photo posted by Kay Lastima (@ghostface_kayla) on

felt super down about the world this morning then saw THIS on my way to get donuts! #friyay #sanfrancisco

A photo posted by Dani Banta (@daaaandilion) on

What's got this Mission building exploding with 5,000 balloons today?

A photo posted by @hoodlinesf on

Somebody's having a party! #sanfrancisco #balloons

A photo posted by J Bueti (@jbueti) on

Friday calls for a shit-ton of balloons (this @geronimoballoons display is )

A photo posted by Liz V (@lizzz_vee) on