Little known fact: some of the best tropical drinks weren’t actually designated to be served in tiki mugs (gasp). Donn the Beachcomber’s Zombie, for example, is meant to be served in a Collins glass. It’s easy to remember whose drink is whose when each person has a distinctive ceramic mug, but things get murky when [...]
Disney artists Kevin Kidney and Jody Daily have been creating incredible collectibles for The Enchanted Tiki Room (and Disneyland in general) for the past couple of years. For the Tiki Room’s 45th Anniversary merchandise event, which will be held in June, they’ve pulled out all the stops again.
Rongo tiki mug (pictured), LE 500, [...]
Disney merchandise artist Dave Avanzino, whose tiki themed checks were featured last week, also has a lovely series of checks, a leather check cover, and address labels in a tropical flower motif at Checks in the Mail. Personally, I like these a little better — the colors and imagery are clean, simple, and very appealing. [...]
For the past couple of years, the arrival of Spring has also meant the arrival of cheap but attractively-styled tiki merchandise at Big Lots! stores. This year’s crop has arrived, and what it lacks in quantity over previous years, it makes up in quality.
The biggest (literally) item is the return of last year’s plaster garden [...]
Back again for 2008 and 2009 are pin up calendars from Pacific USA, which feature Asian and Asian-American beauties exotic locales.
12 x 24 inches. $12.99
Pacific USA 2008 Wall Calendar |
Pacific USA 2009 Wall Calendar |
Link to photo previews | Link to Pacific USA website (not safe for work)
Disney merchandise artist Dave Avanzino, whose work for the 40th anniversary of the Enchanted Tiki Room at Disneyland has been featured here before, recently came out with a series of tiki-themed checks, a leather check cover, and address labels at Checks in the Mail.
$13.99 per box for checks, $16.99 for the leather check cover, and [...]
Sticker Giant carries around 40 different tiki related vinyl sticker designs, including some designed by Shag and Von Franco