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Table decorations with a flamingo design

Design your own flamingo-themed table decorations with this colourful tray and place cards.

If you can’t make it to the Caribbean for your celebration, then why not bring a tropical Caribbean feeling into your home with this lovely flamingo table decor! This idea will be a hit not just with those who love flamingos, but with colouring enthusiasts as well. You can use the brush pens and the Brush Pen Colour Mixer provided in the Colour Happy Edition to draw flamingos in different shades of pink and red. The Colour Happy Boxes open up a seemingly endless array of colours for drawing, colouring and hand lettering, so you can produce your own works of art in any size and in gorgeous hues. It’s easy to conjure up beautiful pastel shades with the new edding Pastel Pen – Soft White. A vibrant red, for instance, can be instantly transformed into dusty pink, which in turn can be made even lighter by repeatedly applying the Pastel Pen. To prevent the flamingo motif on the tray getting dirty and scratched, protect it with a sheet of acrylic glass.

You will need:

  • 20 edding 1340 brush pens – included in the Colour Happy Box and the Colour Happy Big Box
  • Brush Pen Colour Mixer
  • edding 1500 Pastel Pen – Soft White (included in the Big Box)
  • White drawing paper the same size as the tray; watercolour paper for the place cards
  • edding 1800 profipen in black
  • A tray plus a sheet of acrylic glass
  • “Flamingo” template (you can find this on our website)
Step by step instructions:
  1. Place the provided template underneath the paper and draw the flamingos in pencil. 

  2. Colour in the flamingos any way you like with the brush pens. You can mix the colours to make any colour combination with the help of the Brush Pen Colour Mixer. For details, see below on our web page. 

  3. Use the Pastel Pen – Soft White to lighten individual sections; the more times you colour over an area, the more pastel the original shade becomes. 

  4. You can use the edding 1800 profipen to add extra touches to your motif. 

  5. The feathers on the place cards are also drawn with the edding 1340 brush pens. Paint over the colours with a damp brush dipped in water to achieve a fantastic watercolour effect, using the brush to spread and dilute the colours a little.

  6. The edding 1340 brush pen is also great for writing names on the place cards in stylish hand lettering.