Articles for tag: Men's Shirts, Sarongs

Shopping for Hawaiian Clothing

On a recent trip to Kauai, I wanted to find a shop to purchase good quality Hawaiian clothing. Visiting any of the Hawaiian Islands will get you searching for Hawaiian clothing quickly as tropical clothing is the norm. Hawaii is like visiting a huge English garden with tropical flowers and the show is fantastic. The ...

Hilo Hattie’s Store in Hawaii: A Review

Hilo Hattie got its name from a stage name of a very popular entertainer in Hawaii during the 1950’s and 1960’s. “Hilo Hattie” passed in 1979 her name carried on by a quality company that continued to generate Aloha spirit just as the entertainer had done while she was alive and thriving. Hilo Hattie’s carries ...

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Hawaii: Different Customs for Tourists

Planning to visit soon? Hawaii is an incredibly beautiful place, with daily rainbows, all types of weather and ecosystems, and an astounding variety of flowers. It’s also got its own culture. Visitors who try to learn a little about what to expect will always have a better overall experience. 1. All the streets have the ...

Where to Find Cheap Draperies and Window Coverings

For a homeowner on a budget, draperies can be terribly expensive. So expensive that most of us resign ourselves to using our kid’s old Barney sheets or a Confederate flag until we can save up the thousands of dollars we need for a set of custom drapes. There are better alternatives to cheap window coverings ...

Easy Makeovers for an Acoustical Tile Ceiling

If your home is older than 50 years or more, chances are that somewhere you have a room or two with an acoustical tile ceiling. These thick paper-like tiles first hit the scene in the late 1950s and were touted as a way to baffle noise, beautify the home, and cut the cold draft coming ...

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Seven Uses for a Pashmina Shawl or Scarf

Pashmina scarves and shawls are very popular, but often someone will see a woman wearing one and think, “that looks great, but I wouldn’t know how to wear one!” There are lots of ways to wear a Pashmina shawl, and lots of reasons to wear one, or give one to someone as a gift. Here ...

Fabric Craft: Making Batik Fabric

Batik dyed fabric is a fabric, usually cotton, that is dyed using a wax resist method. That means you use wax to draw your design then you dye the fabric. The areas that have wax will resist the dye. After you remove the wax, the fabric under the wax will stay the original color of ...