Here at Glitzy Secrets we just can’t resist a good wedding theme. We’ve covered mesmerising mermaids and magical unicorns, so today we thought we’d offer you some fabulous inspiration for a flamingo wedding theme. From your stationery to your decorations, find out 15 tropical ways that you can add a flock of flamingo-fun to your big day!
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It goes without saying, get creative and give your guest a sneak peek of your theme by using flamingo illustrations on your invitations. Alternatively, you could give them a subtle clue by opting for a design with lots of splashes of hot pink and palm tree details.
We suggest using the same style of stationery throughout your wedding day, for instance use the same flamingo illustrations for your table numbers, seating plan and place names.
Flamingo-shaped balloons can be used in lots of lovely ways throughout your big day. They can be used along the aisle, dotted in the corners of your venue or they can be fun props for your wedding photographs. The choice is yours, but they’re a fab addition to your celebration.
Are you having a Summer cocktail station for your special day? If so, we love the idea of accessorising your drink station with bright pink flamingo straws. They’re guaranteed to add a special touch to your cocktail bar and your guests will feel like they’ve been transported to a tropical paradise.
Bright neon signs or flamingo-inspired backdrops are a gorgeous way of decorating your wedding venue, and they make an incredible DIY photo-booth for you and your guests to enjoy.
Fun flamingo statues are a wonderful choice if you’re graced with lots of outdoor space at your wedding venue.
If you’re having a chill-out lounge area at your wedding, mini neon flamingo signs would look ultra-stylish on coffee tables or next to your seating.
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Have you ever considered using flamingo decorations as alternative chair covers? A lovely twist on the traditional silk ribbon, a pink flamingo chair cover will help to add a pop of colour to your wedding venue.
You could use flamingo-style decorations to add the wow factor to your wedding ceremony – simply tie them to the end of your pews or wedding chairs.
A flamingo cake topper is all you need to transform a simple wedding cake! Plus, your guests will adore the unusual design. Alternatively, you could ask your cake maker to create subtle watercolour flamingo illustrations on your icing.
Stuck for ideas for your wedding favours? Flamingo-shaped cookies will not only look scrumptious, they’re the perfect way to tie your theme together.
If you don’t fancy traditional canapés, consider treating your guests to yummy cupcakes with pink flamingo-icing or a mini flamingo cake-topper.
If you’re thinking of ways to keep your guests entertained, we always recommend garden games. However, give your garden game a tropical twist by throwing hoops over the flamingo’s neck. You could create some cute signage and fun décor to make it stand out at your wedding venue.
A vibrant pink flamingo decorated with elaborate flowers and greenery would make the most incredible centrepiece for your wedding tables, don’t you think?
As you can see, there are heaps of fun and fabulous ways to give your wedding a flamingo feel!
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