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These were sold at the last show, but I’m excited to see all the beautifully glazed mugs Alene has been working on come out of the kiln. Toucans $120. Puffer $70. Pink Elephant $70. Chirp Chirps $80. #tiki #tikimug #tikimugs #maitai #aloha #cute #pinkelephant #pinup #retro #modern #palmsprings #puffer #blowfish #toucan #chirpchirp #disney #disneyland #tikiroom #tradersams #tikitony #handmade #ventura #california #tikiart #art #sculpture #slipcast #ceramics

Got my rubber stamp in the mail, Aloha Toucan. Gonna have a Menehune stamping tattoos at Tiki Oasis if u want one. (Menehune = drunk adult or sober kid willing to walk around and offer Aloha Toucan Tattoos)

When you’ve been eyeing that $2.99 rubber snake for weeks at the local trader depot, it’s time to just bring it home. I offered the trader behind the counter a bundle of driftwood, a cork float, and a tin can, but she said no. Dug deep in my sand filled pockets and pulled out enough clams to take home the rare spear snake. #tiki #trader #tikihut #shack #beachcomber #beach #hut #disney #disneyland #tikiroom #tikibird #snake #adventureland #ventura #california #beachcomberstyle #tikitony

Here was a Toucan Sam glazed version that Alene glazed for a custom order, last year. As we’re gearing up for Tiki Oasis, we have over 100 of our 5 new mugs awaiting glazing. You’ll see a little less of our old mugs as we make new ones. We already have 5 new ideas we want to do by the end of fall. When I first met @_charlesphoenix at Hukilau many years ago, he saw my driftwood toucans, and pulled out a small box of frootloops and held it next to my toucan and said “Brilliant!” I still have that frootloops box, he signed for me. #tiki #tikimug #toucan #toucansam #frootloops #tikibar #tikiart #handmade #ventura #california #disney #tikiroom #disneyland #tikibird #ceramic #sculpture #slipcast #aloha #hawaii #tikitony

For a brief moment I was talking to my two Tiki idols, Leroy Schmaltz, carving tikis at Oceanic Arts since the 50’s and Sven Kirsten, author of The Book of Tiki and the newest book is Tiki Pop, which is amazing!!! Thanks to these two dudes who showed me how tikis and tiki culture can be so much richer than known before. #thanksdudes! #svenkirsten #leroyschmaltz #donthebeachcombers #oceanicarts #tiki #tikiidols

Making cute little pineapple ceramic necklaces for Tiki Oasis! $10 for hand painted ones or just $5 for the green stained. Most of these are still unfired clay. Poor little guys will be at 1500 degrees in the kiln tomorrow! #tiki #tikinecklace #pineapple #pineapplenecklace #cute #cutepineapple #retro #rockabilly #pinup #dole #dolewhip #disney #disneyland #tikiroom #tikitony

I must be dreaming of the Jungle Cruise, because that’s all I can paint right now. Still adding details to the bottom painting but top one is finished and available at Tiki Oasis, it’s 14.5”x7.5 - $200 and $150 bottom. #disney #disneyland #junglecruise #tiki #tikiroom #tradersams #tikiart #art #painting #retro #modern #pinup #palmsprings #monkey #monkeypainting #cutemonkey #safari #tikitony

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