A Bolt of Blue - Spring Fashion: Flower Power

Spring Fashion – Flower Power

Now that spring has officially sprung, it’s time to switch fashion modes…discard those drab wool sweaters and replace them with FLOWERS!  If you haven’t...
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Katy Smail – Illustrator

I stumbled upon the work of Katy Smail on Pinterest last night and spent most of the morning familiarizing myself with her amazing illustrations....
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 - When in doubt...wear BLACK!

When in doubt…wear BLACK!

“Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy – but mysterious. But above all black says this –...
A Bolt of Blue - Dining Rooms

Dining rooms = Food and LOVE!

During my teenaged years, I lived in Coronado, California.  My father was in the Navy and we lived in Officer’s quarters on the base....
A Bolt of Blue - Five cool ideas!

Five Cool Ideas!

Check out these cool DIY ideas I found floating around the web. I love them all…especially turning wooden hangers into antlers! Turn your wooden...
A Bolt of Blue - Mimi Kirchner Tattoo dolls

Mimi Kirchner – Tattoo Dolls!

Mimi Kirchner is a Boston area fiber artist who makes THE coolest dolls you’ve ever seen!  Through the years she’s experimented with different genres,...
A Bolt of Blue - COOL nails!

COOL nails!

Winter is a GREAT time to work on your nails…with dry air and cold temps, nails are in major need of moisturizer and care....
A Bolt of Blue - Botanical decor

Botanical decor

I happen to be a plant lover. I love big bushy ferns, trailing down over the edges of my book cases tickling and tempting...
A Bolt of Blue - Photo walls

Photo walls

In this era with camera phones and Instagram, photos document EVERYTHING, and what better way to enjoy your photos then by sticking them on...