This week I have been fixated on the color combination: Coral + chartreuse + teal + black. The Retro Decorating Gods approved, because I went poking around the Goodwill, feeling very lucky, turned a corner, and sure enough, there it was: A vintage Turner art print, in my fixation colors, perfect for my Mahalo Lounge, for $5.99. TGIF, everyone!
In yesterday’s story about sarong dresses, rompers and cabana sets ala Alfred Shaheen for Unique Vintage, a reader commented that famed pattern designer Gertie also has a sarong dress pattern — so if you have the skills, you can sew your own. That’s Gertie, above, I think — she’s pretty darned famous for her vintage dress patterns!Heck yeah there is more →
Kate knows I am all about the tiki so sent me this heads up the minute the word was out: Unique Vintage, the clothing company, has just come out with a new collection — Alfred Shaheen for Unique Vintage — Heck yeah there is more →
You only get one chance to make a good first impression. So the entry way into the Mahalo Lounge has been draped in beaded curtains. Entry ways into the heart of tiki bars are important, too. You want to set the mood even before your visitors get inside.Heck yeah there is more →