Hippie Island Tiki Dude Swag Gifts

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If you’re looking for the perfect Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Chrismukkah/Festivus gift for that person in your life who is a bit hippie or all about that salt life, look no further! Our mascot, “H.I.M. Tiki Dude” aka Him, is now gracing a variety of swaggy products for you to purchase. It might just be the holiday miracle you were counting on.

Hippie Island Tiki Dude Beach Towel
My personal favorite is the Him beach towel. The beach and Him make perfect sense as a pair. You can purchase the towel and more on our good ol’ Society6 page — Right here. 

Happy Holidays my hippie dudes and dudettes!

Hippie Island Tiki Dude Travel Mug
Hippie Island Tiki Dude iPhone Case

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Pattern Design : Free Tibet Party

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Making patterns is a fun side project. We call this one “Free Tibet Party.” Its inspired by the brightly painted Om Mani Padme Hum inscriptions on the rocks outside of the Tibetan government in exile in Dharamsala, India. You can get this pattern printed on a variety of products on our Society 6 page (https://society6.com/hippieisland or search Free Tibet Party on Society6.com).


I happen to love the leggings!


Saying or seeing “Om Mani Pande Hum” invokes the powerful benevolent attention and blessings of Chenrezig, the embodiment of compassion. Though it’s hard to translate, I was taught that it loosely means “Love and compassion for all sentient beings.” I have often meditated with this or chanted it in my head when I know I need to love my fellow man a little more. What a great sentiment to wear on your body while practicing yoga!

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A Custom Charleston Christmas Card

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This past May, my parents moved from Long Island, NY to Charleston, SC. While I’m sad to lose my childhood home, I’m excited for their new adventure. To make sure their friends have their new address, we put together this adorable Charleston greeting / new address card. 

First, I drew a classic Charleston home. When that was perfected, I scanned my drawing into my computer where I digitally colored it and created the card layout and typography. The original front of the card design is below.


When my mom decided she’d like all of the address information on the front of the card so she would have room for personalization on the back, we updated the design slightly and added a cute line – “We have a new door to hang our wreath on” and their address. I love this cute and festive finished product! 

Contact us directly at Info@hippieislandmedia.com or go to our Etsy store to order your own custom new address cards. 

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