A Bolt of Blue - Summery Bedrooms

Summery bedrooms

I don’t know about you, but I’ve come to the conclusion that I need a summer house. I’d decorate it in whites adding splashes of...
A Bolt of Blue - Five Cool Ideas!

Five Cool Ideas!

All five of the ideas below are created from paint or found objects. It’s all about transformation…free of charge! Paint the night sky in...
A Bolt of Blue - Summer Uniform

Summer Uniform

In case you didn’t get the memo, there’s a 2018 summer uniform.  It consists of denim shorts and a white top. The beauty is...
A Bolt of Blue - Outdoor Dining!

Outdoor dining

There’s nothing better than dining en plein air…the tinkling of wind chimes, the clinking of wine glasses, the twinkling of the stars above! 11, 2, 3,...
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...