Caitlin Flynn
Updated Dec 15, 2016 @ 4:52 pm
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As every hostess knows, decorations are the most important finishing touch to make a party fun, festive, and memorable. So, what type of party decoration won the Pinterest game this year?

One of the most pinned-trends of 2016 was a retro, classic standby — and, as proven by the enthusiasm of Pinterest users, pink flamingoes will never go out of style.

We defy you to look at a pink flamingo and not smile — they’re a cheery, adorable decoration at any time of the year –and now that the temperatures have dipped to below freezing — it’s the perfect time to throw a summer-themed party to take our minds off the cold.

They’re the perfect cake (and cupcake!) toppers

Pink flamingoes are super chic cookies

They’re the perfect theme for a bachelorette shindig — partying like a flamingo never looked so appealing

Pink flamingo floats are always a good idea

These cupcakes are almost too pretty to eat — but they look delicious, so we’ll take an Instagram photo and then dig in

For the super crafty hostess, this glorious flamingo refreshment stand will have guests talking for weeks

We know what the theme of our next party will be — because, as these posts show, pink flamingo decorations bring every party to the next level.