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135 photos of tiki bar decor in readers’ homes

tiki decor imageSo why is it that we all love tiki bar decor so much? It’s really quite ridiculous. I think it’s because we Americans just lurve to dress up. Halloween, for example, seems to be so much more popular here in the U.S. than anywhere else. The rest of the world watches our Halloween craziness and just scratches its much-more-restrained head. We are an exuberant nation. And maybe there was no single time more exuberant that post-World War II America. Heck yeah, I’ll have an umbrella in that mai tai. Life is good!  Above: Brad’s “Junglero Room” — his own in-house tiki paradise. Yes, you can tuck a touch of tiki bar decor in most any mid century house. Our previous photo:  Chad sells his Witco tiki bar and reader Ghost of Elvis buys it.

Readers, do you have some tiki going on in your house? Let’s see it! It’s easier than pouring some pineapple over some rum, get yer cameras started –>

Did you know we have a complete category called “Tiki and Bars”?

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  1. oohlalacosette says:

    I celebrated my 21st birthday at the Kahiki – oooohhhhh so many years ago and then took my daughter there for her 21st…..

    Growing up in the sixties in West Virginia, going to the Kahiki was like Disney or Epcot!! Aquariums and fish on one side, rain forests on the other and a Tiki God as tall as the roof with fire in his mouth?!??!?!!!! We’d never seen anything like it!!

    Yes, I’m the girl with the Kahiki Memorial Tiki Room on the SW coast of Florida – Long Live TIKI !!!

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