Pink Flamingo Party Cups

I’m loving the tropical trend of pineapples and pink flamingos.  This year I’ve decided to jump on the trend and design my birthday party with this tropical theme.  I’ve started collecting ideas for a festive pool party and I decided it’s never to early to start working on party decor. So today I’m sharing the first glimpse of Pink Flamingo Party Decor for my birthday celebration.

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We will definitely need a way to stay hydrated at our pool party, so of course I’ll be setting up a drink station.  I love having cute, custom cups that match the party theme. But, sometimes a celebration calls for something a little more fancy than colored paper cups.  One of my favorite ways to transform something quickly is with my Cricut and vinyl.  I love using vinyl, it’s fun and such an easy way to customize everything from home decor to party decor.

I used my Cricut to make some cute pink flamingo and gold polka dot cups.  This is such an easy way to customize your party decor and I love having fancy cups to sip signature drinks from.

Flamingo Cups

Here is what you will need to make your own pink flamingo party cups:

I wanted this to be an easy project so I used a fancy flamingo image already available in Cricut Design Space.  I love that you can choose from 1000 of images to create the perfect project or choose from one of the already designed Make It Now projects.  After choosing an image I sized it to fit my glasses, about 4 1/2″ tall.

Flamingo Vinyl

Use the Cricut transfer paper and gently adhere the vinyl flamingo to the glass.  Peel back the transfer paper to reveal your fancy flamingo party cups.

Pink Flamingo Party Glasses

Cut out 1/2″ circles in the gold vinyl and randomly place them on the glass for another festive party cup.

Gold Polka Dot Cups

Fill up your fancy flamingo party cups with a signature party drink and your all set for an extraordinary birthday celebration!

Pink Flamingo Party Drink

And if these pretty pink flamingo cups weren’t exciting enough, I’m thrilled to have teamed up with my friends at Cricut to give you a chance to win an amazing prize package!  One winner will receive: One (1) Cricut Explore One™ Machine, a Brights Cricut® Vinyl Sampler Pack, Cricut® Transfer Tape, a Cricut® Tools Weeder, and a $100 gift card from Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. (Approximate Retail Value: $377.96 USD) Winners will also receive a Cricut® Material Sampler Package (contents will vary; retail value will not exceed additional value of $50.00 USD).  Click here to see the Official Contest Rules.

The contest ends Friday, June 26 and the winner will be announced Monday, June 29 on the Cricut Facebook page.  To enter complete the official entry from found on the Official Cricut Facebook Page or and answer the question: What’s your best tip for working with vinyl?

Be sure to check out the Summer Love pink flamingo projects available now in Cricut Design Space for more pretty pink inspiration.



Mariah Leeson is the creative mind behind With a passion for celebrating, Mariah created Giggles Galore to inspire families to celebrate life’s little moments with creative, budget friendly ideas. She loves cooking, reading, crafting, hosting parties and most of all spending time giggling with her family.

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  1. Cute!

  2. These flamingo cups are the cutest!


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