A Bolt of Blue - DIY Bottle Brush Christmas Trees!

DIY – Bottle Brush Christmas Trees!

I am completely smitten with the idea of bottle brush Christmas trees. You just go to the grocery store, buy a few bottle brushes,...
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...
A Bolt of Blue - Christmas gift wrap ideas!

Cool idea – DIY Christmas gift wrap

Yeah…I know…this is the month that everyone runs around like chickens with their heads cut off all the while muttering and trying to remember...
A Bolt of Blue - Family Game Suggestions

Family Game Suggestions

Every weekend my house transforms into a gaming palace.  I sit at my computer desk just outside of the gamer-bubble and watch as my...
A Bolt of Blue - Five Cool Ideas

Five Cool Ideas!

As winter approaches (a bit too quickly for my tastes) I’ve been looking around for some interesting DIY projects. Check out the cool ideas… I LOVE...
A Bolt of Blue - Teen Rooms

Teen rooms

As you know by now, we just moved, and the kids (my daughter especially) were very anxious to design their new rooms. As hard as...
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Cool idea – Pine cone decor!

Did you know you can either spell pine cone with or without (pinecone) the space?  Everyday is a learning day!  I am lucky enough...
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Fall Fashion!

It’s getting chilly here in New York…and that means that autumn is in the air! I’m excited to retire my summer sandals for boots,...
A Bolt of Blue - Houssein Jarouche's Chelsea Loft

Apartment envy: Houssein Jarouche’s Chelsea Loft!

Houssein Jarouche lives in Brazil and owns MiCasa, a furniture/housewares store in São Paulo, Brazil. He comes to NYC four times a year to...
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The one accessory you need to have…a SCARF!

Scarves have become VERY big in the last few years. Most are thin cotton allowing you to create multiple looks, and some are thickly...

Sneaker Style!

Why worry about your leather heals slipping on wet cobblestones, or your stilettos getting...
A Bolt of Blue - Sneaker Style!