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29.7.13

7 Ode to the Flamingo


A little ode to the flamingo today to kick off the week. An amazing bird with all it's beautiful hues of pinks from coral, to powder pink and a little fuschia –I've been loving seeing them popping up in interiors lately, have you? Brings the wild tropical influence indoors and I think it's the unique profile and natural muted colors that work well in creating a contrast to our indoor spaces. Above: A vignette from Mariapaviljoen, a newly opened restaurant in an old hospital in Den Bosch, Netherlands. Photo by Petite Passport


Second from top left: A portion of a beautiful photo by finnegan_ein. Check the full version hereAnd right: Flamingos wallpaper from Fabrics and Papers. Third from top: est magazine. Fourth: Flamingos wallpaper by Albany. Fifth: Alice Flynn via Sfgirlbybay.

7 comments:

lyndsay said...

oh i love flamingos! and they are certainly having their day in the (design) sun! the albany flamingos wallpaper isn't even that expensive (compared to usual wallpaper prices!)

great roundup, jan... ! you're always posting what i want to look at but didn't know it yet! ^__^

Jan Halvarson said...

Thanks Lyndsay - and yeah that wallpaper - flamingos make me so happy!

Becca said...

Oh my gosh, that wallpaper! Flamingos are so pretty.

-Becca
Ladyface Blog

hi my name is leaca said...

I would have never thought of flamingos like this. Very beautiful.

Jan Halvarson said...

Becca - I know i might have to get that wallpaper for something!

Hi Leaca! Me too actually - I'm surprised how well they fit into a space if done tastefully.

Lady Grey said...

I also would have never thought about putting up flamingo-anything as decor, but these all look amazing!
:)

Unknown said...

How I need to read on a canadian blog that there's a new restaurant in my home town, which looks very nice indeed. I love the internet.