A Bolt of Blue - Yellow accents

Decorating with YELLOW accents

I have spent the last two years re-painting each room in my house. Somehow I thought it would be a brilliant idea to go in...
A Bolt of Blue - Dream Chambers

Dream chambers

Bedrooms are retreats…retreats from your kids, retreats from the outside world and retreats from stress.  Once you shut that door behind you, you should...
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Cool idea – LEAVES!

I have a thing for leaves…every autumn, I run around like a squirrel, collecting unique specimens. I have a huge bowl in my living...
A Bolt of Blue - PLAID!

Fall Fashion – Plaid 2017!

I always associate plaid with autumn. Plaid also reminds me of private school uniforms, horse carriage rides, hot cocoa, and Outlander! Here’s my annual...
A Bolt of Blue - Mintkarla Instagram

Instagram darling Mintkarla…

I just stumbled upon the Instagram account of Karla Jean Davis, AKA Mintkarla. She is a mom/photographer/filmmaker and storyteller. She has two adorable daughters,...
A Bolt of Blue - Spotted in Seattle

Spotted in Seattle…

I can’t believe I’ve now lived in Seattle for two years.  We’re finally past the two year hump and everything is starting to fall...
A Bolt of Blue - Half Painted Walls

Half painted walls

I love the idea of half painted walls, especially if you’re weary of applying a darker, bolder color, you can just go half way,...
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Where the magic happens!

As I mentioned in my first “Where the magic happens…” post, it’s not the bedroom I’m talking about!  I love photos of home offices!...
A Bolt of Blue - Fall Street Style!

Fall Street Style

The kids have returned to school…Halloween candy has hit the stores…and the morning temps have dropped. It’s that time of year where it’s all...
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Exclusive Interview with Lucy Baldock Sacchi of Lucy B’s Apothecary

In a stressful world full of taxes, housework and parenthood, there are some companies in this world, trying their best to heal and improve...