A Bolt of Blue - Energizing your home

How to create a ZEN home…

We just returned to our house after ten years of renting it. The minute we opened the front door, a stale musty smell wafted past. We...
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Alphabet Bags

I’ve been seeing the totes from Alphabet bags floating around the internet for the last year, and they always make me SMILE.  They are...
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 - Spring Beauty Inspiration!

Spring Beauty Inspiration!

This spring metallics seem to be BIG…metallic nail polish, metallic eye liners and metallic hair clips. I love how creative beauty can be, from...
A Bolt of Blue - ACCESSORIES!!

It’s all in the details…

What makes an outfit interesting?  Hmmm, it’s all in the details…like a painted purse, butterfly shirt collars, images of Ziggy Stardust on a blouse,...
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The sketching backpacker

I am very excited to introduce you to the sketching backpacker.  I’m completely in LOVE with him.  His real name is, Robert Alejandro, he’s Filipino and he...
A Bolt of Blue - Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

In my old neighborhood in Seattle, there were purple houses, hand painted mail boxes and COLORFUL doors decorated with hand welded house numbers.  In...
A Bolt of Blue - Fashionista Couples

Fashionista Couples!

Some couples…just look great together! Separately they are unique, but together they are the perfect fashion union…and…isn’t it funny how some couples even start...
A Bolt of Blue - Artist: Miso

Tattoo artist – MISO

Artist Stanislava Pinchuk AKA Miso hails from the Ukraine but currently lives between Tokyo and Australia. She specializes in a form of pointillism…her art work...
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...