Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Personalized Tiny Prints I-phone Cases Holiday Gift

Here's an idea for an awesome Christmas or Chanukah gift for someone else or even yourself.  A customized phone case like this one:
Simply Snapped iPhone Cases
Or the literally hundreds of designs you can choose from for your iPhone or Samsung phone at Tiny Prints. You can also design one from scratch.
And today only, Tiny Prints is offering these cases for 50% off! Are you flabbergated? 

Here's how to get this offer:

1. Check out Tiny Prints phone cases and choose from iPhone or Samsung and if you want photos or not.
2. Add photos if you want, select your fonts, type in your message, choose your colors. Make it personal. Make it uniquely you (or whoever you are getting it for).
3. When you checkout, use the code EARLYBIRD1210 to save 50%.
It's that simple.
Also, check out all their other gifts and cards and use the code SWDEAL30 to save up to 30% on your order. And code FREESHIP49 will get you free shipping if your order is more than $49.
Pretty awesome...so check it out today.




Thursday, December 4, 2014

BLOG TOUR CALI AT WEST EDGE DESIGN FAIR 2014


Santa Monica Barker Hangar -West Edge Design Fair


On Modenus Blog Tour Cali we celebrated West coast design at the West Edge Design fair, located at the Santa Monica Barker Hangar. West Edge was one of the Tour's sponsors so it was great to connect at the October fest party! Here's who puts the Design fair all together.  The fair had a progressive vibe with more than 150 inspiring exhibitors displaying contemporary furniture, lighting, accessories, kitchen and bath products and outdoor furnishings. At night the Hangar transformed into a night clubby feel with edgy music and celebs abound like Ty Pennington, Martyn Lawrence Bullard and Kathryn Ireland. Even got a pic with Kathryn!! So much fun!

Fave highlights:



Caba- Bark and mirror




DXV by American Standard


Kelly Lamb - metal inlays



 Forbes and Lomax - invisible light switch



Jennair - black interior


Some of my lighting faves were Elish Warlop, Pelle's blown glass orbs, wood patterned fixtures by David Trubridge and mini rain sculptures by Blackbody. Furniture faves were Moore + Friesel's wood beauty and Kelly Lamb's geometric metal inlays. Accessory fave was the invisible light switch by Forbes and Lomax, SunValley bronze hardware and organic bark material by Caba. Kitchen fave was Jennair with the black refrigerator interior.  Bath fave was DXV by American Standard's mix of styles. Wall covering fave was Black Crow Studio's beautiful watercolor inspired textile and pillows. And much more....


Check out the slideshow and see what the show is all about:
(some images included by Chasen West)




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Monday, December 1, 2014

Can a DXV Tub make you happy?


The right tub can turn an average bath into something amazing ....


Carrie of CarrieDesign Musings, Brandon of Dcoopmedia, Kim of DesignThoughtsInteriors, Michele (me) of MoDDesignGuru


BlogTourCali designers at the West Edge Design Fair couldn't help jumping inside of the DXV tubs...it makes us happy! So, What is it about DXV Tubs?



To start off, DXV stands for Decade 15. Clever, right?  American Standard brand celebrates its fifteenth decade of business with the launch of DXV, luxurious fixtures inspired by significant eras in history. DXV breaks down four periods of design history to make it easier for the consumer to connect to what their own personal style is....For example, if you're a classicist, the St. George is perfect. If you are more a modernist, the Lyndon is a beautiful choice. So jump right in and feel them out like BlogTourCali designers. Its a win-win and makes everybody smile! 


THE CLASSICAL MOVEMENT (1890-1920)
Sculptural and flowing lines like the St. George below

St. George
image: Chasen West



THE GOLDEN ERA(1920-1950)
Simplified geometries and a reductive approach to decoration as seen in the Fitzgerald collection below





Fitzgerald collection


THE CONTEMPORARY MOVEMENT (1990-PRESENT)
Pure forms that emphasize geometry and precision as seen in the Lyndon tub below


Lyndon tub
Image: Chasen West


Lyndon tub

As a modernist, I connect to the Contemporary collection with its clean lines and flowing corner detailing. I'm loving the depth; allows you to really soak and immerse yourself in the water while bathing. Ahh, spa like. Tubs today equate to luxury and taking time for yourself. Bathing in the DXV Lyndon will make you feel like a million bucks.



DXV , thankyou. You were an awesome sponsor of Blog Tour Cali!



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