Once considered a tacky yard decoration of years past, the flamingo is making a stylish comeback in a BIG way. And since we are all about tropical-inspired trends, we are more than ready to embrace this pretty-in-pink birdie. From pillows to plates to wallpaper, the flamingo fad is a one-of-a-kind, statement-making addition to any space. See these flamingo-inspired picks below for more inspiration and ideas on how to bring this trendy bird motif home.
1. Polka Dot + Flamingo Print ($14): This trend isn’t limited to just flamingo motifs; it’s also the base for more modern prints and sophisticated color palettes with soft pink and gold tones.
2. Wall Candy ($37 per roll): This flamingo wallpaper feels both retro and fresh at the same time. The texture of the feathers adds an unexpected depth to any room.
3. Dessert Toppers: Make these DIY flamingo cake toppers as an on-trend accent for your wedding cake, or simply as the finishing touch to the dessert at your next party. We think they would also be adorable in your babe’s nursery post-dessert.
4. Pretty Pink Decals ($18 for 30): Speaking of nurseries — these flamingo decals feel so playful and fun. They would make the perfect choice for your brightly hued nursery. (via FairyDustDecals)
5. Flamingo on Canvas ($85): Bold and bright flamingos will make the perfect statement in any room. Rock this rad canvas in your dining room or above the bed for a pop of color.
6. Fancy Flamingo Plate Set ($55 for 1 set): We can’t get over this adorable dinner and bread plate set. A black and white color scheme brings this flamingo design to another of level of modern elegance.
7. Nursery Decor: A flamingo print definitely adds a touch of whimsy to a glamorous nursery, and ties in perfectly with the happy-modern vibe. This popular artwork designer creates adorable prints of all kinds of animals, so click on over to see what other little creatures you want to add to your decor. (via The Animal Print Shop)
8. Macarons: You know flamingos have become the new trend when their feathers are hand-painted onto baked goods. These unbelievably cool homemade macarons are *almost* too pretty to eat. (via Sugar & Cloth)
9. Flamingo Wall Clock ($24): If you’re looking for a fun new wall clock to brighten up your home office, this fab find is just the thing.
10. Gold Flamingo Print ($20): For an easy way to incorporate the trend into your space, just swap out your existing artwork with this adorable print.
11. Home Accents: Quirky paper mache flamingos ($170) bring a big dose of personality to this one-of-a-kind dining space. It’s an interesting, modern twist on traditional taxidermy or deer mounts. (via MyDomaine)
12. Gray + Pink: Keep it neutral with a flamingo motif in subdued tones, like this gray, off-white and light-pink pattern. (via House To Home)
13. Palm + Flamingos: A small flamingo boudoir pillow ($78) provides the perfect accent to a tropical-inspired palette. (via Anthropologie)
14. Flamingo Straw Printables (Free!): Find out how to make these cute straw flamingos for your next summer party and wow your friends. (via Design Is Yay!)
15. Throw Pillow ($20): Who said flamingos have to be just pink-ish and girly? Bring a little modern flamingo action to your living room with this fun and oh-so-bright pillow.
16. Pretty Print + Pink Accents: Delicate flamingo artwork ties in perfectly with the light and bright pink pillows in this beautiful space. If you’re still unsure about the bold bird, try adding pops of saturated pinks in varying shades for a subtle way to bring the flamingo look home. (via Apartment Therapy)
17. Pink Flamingo Area Rug: Great for home, office, boat,condo,office
My art is permanently pressed on this mat by the dye sublimation process. Completely washable..(via iflamingorug.com)
How are you going to add this fun decor trend to your space? Share your ideas in the comments!