I heart flamingos. And I don’t think I’m alone. These beautifully elegant birds also have a kitchy appeal. And I’ve seen them decorating everything from jewelry to wallpaper to drink ware. Maybe it’s their pretty pink shade, which is due to a diet rich in shrimp-like crustaceans. Or maybe we like that they’re unique, elegant creatures, that live in colonies populated by thousands. Whatever the reason, these iconic birds scream summer and party. Why not? Here’s a few of my favorite flamingo pieces. Click on the images to go to the original sources.