MeshuggaMel
MeshuggaMel

Co-founder of kookykitsch.com and leader of the World's Premier Jewish Surf Music Band, Meshugga Beach Party

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The Jungle Room

NOTE: My grandparents built their house in the mid 1960s. They decorated it well, then pretty much kept it as is. So, my grandmother, now 94...

The powder rooms

A few pictures from my grandmother’s house. Her house is so groovy even the bathrooms are cool! First, the master bath. Note the silve...

Candle holder lions!

On the bric-a-brac shelf in my parents kitchen there has always been a plump ceramic lion candle holder. I never really paid much attention ...

Owls on high…. shelf

Have you ever noticed that if you spend so much time around someplace it becomes normal? And then only later do you realize how offbeat it i...

70s triptych

This triptych came from my grandmother’s apartment in Florida. It’s about 7′ square, with wood panels, and it’s heav...

“The Florida Room”

My grandparents, being proper New York Jews, started wintering in Florida in the early 1970s. By 1973, they decided to set down some roots a...

Ring-a-ding ding…

Having problems reading the subtle hints towards passion from your lover? Your problems are solved! With these Bedtime Bells, there will be ...

Swagtastic lamps

Ah, swag lamps. There’s just something inherently sophisticated about a lamp on the end of a chain, especially one that extends lazily...

Employee of the Month

The summer between high school and college, I was looking for a job – and through pure ignorance of the system, went to the local post...

Mad Maoris!

This is a postcard from New Zealand of Maori “warriors” ready for battle. For those who aren’t familiar with Polynesian hi...

People of the Orient

Nothing adds flair to a pedestrian home like the ceramic figurine. Delicate and painted in rich colors, they lend an air of sophistication t...

Fortress pay phone

Ever notice all those sad, forlorn, used-to-be-a-pay-phone locations? You know, in bus stations, or restaurants, or casinos, near the restro...

Wall Owls in 3-D!!!

How wise the owl. How stately in demeanor. How awesome in ceramic 3-D! These fine fowl sit regally on a burlap board, and are enhanced by th...