FO: Flamingo Tote

Dave’s not the only one with a hot summer birthday. My best friend, Samantha, celebrates her special day just a few day before Dave.

As such, there’s now a package making it’s way to her by mail. There’s a few fun things in there, but I think the best of them is this:

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As you man recall, she’s a big fan of flamingos. I found this cute print online pre-covid and it’s been sitting around just waiting to be made into a tote for her.

It’s not a huge one – about 12″ square. But, it’s the perfect size to toss in a wallet, some sunscreen, and a drink bottle and head to the beach at the trailer park where she spends her summers.

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The handles and lining are a nice soft pink tie dye fabric I got in a “surprise” bundle. It was certainly a surprise that it was the perfect shade to go with those flamingos!

12 thoughts on “FO: Flamingo Tote

  1. Araignee

    It is just darling!! Who wouldn’t love a flamingo bag?
    True story: My neighbor on one side of my driveway pissed me off a few years ago when they built an addition imo too close to our property line so I bought a bunch of pink plastic flamingos and lined my driveway with them. I also hung a bunch of pirate and pot flags from my trees. Sadly no one seemed to care about my white trash display and over time I got used to seeing the new addition. In fact, they never even once have used the patio that they must have spent a fortune to build. They are actually adding onto it again right now with a huge ugly ramp that wraps around the whole damn house and I couldn’t care less. I’ve really mellowed with age. Lol..

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  2. Am sure your friend will love this tote!
    My niece just celebrated her 21st b’day, and her mom (my sis) decorated the front lawn with plastic and paper pink flamingos! Wish I could have seen it in person, but none of us are taking chances right now.

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  3. How perfect is that tote for summer? Our kids have a flamigo thing going on. Our daughter buys them for our middle son as a joke. He hates them. Then they give them to our friend who loves flamigoes.
    Your tote is such a perfect and happy bag. It makes me smile. 🙂
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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