Perky, Pink and Perfectly Poised…
The famous poised pair of flamboyant fuchsia flamingo’s that adorned many a lawn in the late 50’s and onwards has had a sad day indeed, as its ingenious inventor Mr Donald Featherstone has passed away due to illness.
Making Marvellous Mingoes…
Curios yet canny, the bandy legged birds were Created in 1957.
The pink flamingo was just one of 750 crafty creations made by Featherstone for the company Union Products, of which he worked.
He was also appointed president of the company until the year 2000.
During his time as an avid creator and inventor, Donald was awarded the the Ig Nobel prize in art, the prize being a parody of the Nobel prizes given to honour the unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research.
Folly has just perfect way to celebrate these cleverly plastic clad pirouetting all weather creations….
Go pick up a pair today…. Get flocked and adorn your lawn!
Join me later on a vivid voyage full of flocking fun!!
When I feature all things fabulously flamingo around Folly’s fortress in memory of Mr Featherstone and the famous fifties fun-time flamingo!!