A Bolt of Blue - Street Art Seattle

Street art – Seattle

In the last six months, I’ve been getting to know Seattle all over again. Each weekend is an adventure, rediscovering one neighborhood after another,...
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The Willard Suitcases

In 1995 the Willard Psychiatric center in upstate New York closed it’s doors.  As rooms were being locked and closets cleaned out, a worker...
A Bolt of Blue - Cool Nails!

Cool nails!

One thing about having a ten year old daughter is that I’ve been buying A LOT of nail polish.  It’s my go-to gift for...
A Bolt of Blue - Spring Fashion: Black + White

Spring Fashion : Black + White

Spring is upon us and it’s time to put away the boots and coats and switch it up a bit. Whenever your fashion sense is...
A Bolt of Blue - Boho Pretty

Boho-Pretty Decor

Wouldn’t you love to have a little play house like Marie Antoinette? Where you could indulge your romantic-feminine-boho-pretty side? With velvets cushions, and soft...
A Bolt of Blue -Distressed Denim

Distressed Denim

When I was twenty I studied in Paris for a semester. I had to pack five months worth of clothes into one suitcase. I...
A Bolt of Blue - Egg decorating!

DIY Easter Eggs

There are so many things to LOVE about Easter…the chocolate bunnies, the egg hunts, and of course…dying eggs!  Nowadays there are lots of different...
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Cool idea – Jewelry storage!

The older I get, the more jewelry I seem to acquire (need).  I used to just throw all my jewelry in a jewelry box...
A Bolt of Blue - Dining Room Art Walls

Dining room gallery walls

Oh…how I LOVE a gallery wall! There’s nothing better than a thoughtfully constructed gallery wall of landscapes, vintage portraits, abstract drawings, and Instagram shots adorning the dining room wall to...
A Bolt of Blue - Recycled Sweaters!

Cool Idea – Recycled Sweaters!

Think twice before donating your old sweaters to charity. They can have second lives! That’s right…they can turn into lamp shade covers, purses, scarves,...