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We Love Our Local Vendors!

Posted by Elizabeth Baxter on

We Love Our Local Vendors!

Come Shop Local With Us Here at Flamingo we think it’s so important to support local businesses, which is why we make a conscious effort to stock products made right here in Ottawa! Today we want to introduce you to a few of our favourites. Broken down by category, we'll talk about what makes each one so great!   Toiletries   Fizzy Cakes Bath Goods If bath products make your heart tick, you’ll love Fizzy Cakes Bath Goods! Amy, the owner makes sumptuous bath bombs, delicious smelling salts and amazing body sprays. We always look forward to trying her latest...

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Put Your Best Mask Forward

Posted by Nathalie Clement on

Put Your Best Mask Forward

Since the beginning of the pandemic we have been learning how to adjust to the new procedures, regulations and laws that have been put in place. We are following arrows in grocery stores, limiting our gatherings and, most visibly of all, we’ve been wearing masks. This new accessory/protective equipment has caused a lot of uproar in many communities so we at Flamingo Boutique have decided to take a closer look at what the masks do, and why it is so vital that they become a part of our daily practices. The first thing that has been determined about masks is...

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Flamingo Boutique's Link To Bali

Posted by Scarlett Arbuthnot on

Flamingo Boutique's Link To Bali

Whilst browsing our website, or visiting our store you may have realized that many of our products and all of our jewellery are handmade in Bali. Last year, I was lucky enough to go on the buying trip too and it was one of the coolest experiences I’ve ever had, so I thought I’d share a bit of insight into what Bali and these buying trips are like.

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Putting Together A Spring Picnic

Posted by Elizabeth Baxter on

Putting Together A Spring Picnic

The hot weather has officially arrived and everyone has the same thing on their mind; getting outside to enjoy the sun! And what better way to take advantage of the warm weather than by putting together a spring picnic.  Normally I would call up friends to get together but of course that hasn’t been an option lately. Lucky for my family that means they’re getting the cooking, planning and effort I usually reserve for guests.  I wanted the menu to pick up on a lot of the things we’ve been missing for so long now. I’m focusing on fresh bright...

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Trying Trendy Photography Hacks

Posted by Elizabeth Baxter on

Trying Trendy Photography Hacks

I like to think I’m not the only who’s been spending excessive amounts of time on social media lately. Okay, not just social media, but TikTok. If you’re not familiar with the app, it’s a video sharing platform that’s great for finding hacks or DIYs for any topic, from fashion to cooking.

What caught my eye however, was the photography tips and tricks that seemed to constantly be infiltrating my For You page. Video after video promised flawless pictures and easy ways to up your photography game. This got me thinking, ‘Do these ideas work? Do you need to have great photography skills to begin with?’ I decided to give a few of them a go, and see whether any of these trends were as simple as they seemed.

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