With the recent annoying gravel art fiasco of 2015 I went searching online to see if I could find any tiki themed gravel art to purchase.
Came across this unique piece that appears to be a one-off and made to resemble the tiki/Papua New Guinea logo that the Trader Vic's restaurants uses.
It features gravel and semi precious stones all glued to a wooden base and honestly is pretty amazing!
I found these 3 tiny Westwood tiki mugs
A Kon Tiki creamer to add to my Kon Tiki sake cup :This amazingly rare beautiful menu from the
Ale Ale Kai Hawaiian Village Hotel from the 1960s. This menu is used as the cover art for Sven Kirsten's Tiki Modern coffee table book. A friend of mine had just scored this same menu the week before I did so when I came across it I was even more stoked!
In 1960 MGM did a tv show called "The Islands", These salt and pepper shakers were promotional items from that show.
The show had a whole slew of items that ranged from pitchers to mugs to canisters . Here are just a few other items I saw when I Googled.
A few weeks ago I came across a bamboo/rattan shelving unit at a thrift and went home without it. My only justification for leaving it behind was I had planned to hit a few more stores and wanted to make sure I still had room in my hatchback to do more shopping. Cue me not sleeping that night kicking myself for leaving it behind when I could most definatly had used it in my apartment..esp since I needed more storage.
Good thing I was the 2nd person in the thrift when they opened at 9:00am the next day, My receipt said 9:02 because I don't mess around!
Even though I had to drive with my steering wheel in my stomach and with no ability to even use my mirrors (yay for having a hatchback!) because it fit perfectly in the spot I wanted it to:
And it didn't take very long for me to fill it up either!