Meet The Colortopia® Team

Stefanie Schiada

Author of Brooklyn Limestone

Stefanie's Inspiration

A Blue Morpho butterfly in Costa Rica

Stefanie's Latest Post

How to DIY a Fall Centerpiece With Leftover Paint

Confession time. I have a thing for leftover paint. I can’t seem to throw it away and my collection appears to get bigger and bigger. What to do? So… Read more »

Justina Blakeney

Author of The Jungalow

Justina's Inspiration

Creativity and color, patterns and plants

Justina's Latest Post

Modern Chic Bathroom Inspiration

Photo by Dabito for my book, The New Bohemians. Since I recently bought my first home, all I can do is think about how I’m going to update my bathrooms… Read more »

Diane Henkler

Author of In My Own Style

Diane's Inspiration

A happy mix of color & style

Diane's Latest Post

6 Steps for Painting Over Mildew

This is a photo of the back door of my house. Look closely….do you see it? I know I need to paint the trim, but that is not what I want you to see…. Read more »

Eduardo Rodriguez

Author of The Designer Pad

Eduardo's Inspiration

The vibrant yet serene colors of Venice

Eduardo's Latest Post

The Easiest Design Plan for Your Project

Putting together a design plan for your next decorating project might sound harder than it actually is. You just need a small dose of confidence and a… Read more »

Nicole Balch

Author of Making It Lovely

Nicole's Inspiration

My vintage teacups & saucers

Nicole's Latest Post

How to Paint Small Spaces

If you have a small entryway, bathroom, powder room, or other small area to makeover, you may be wondering how to paint small spaces. The basics are the… Read more »

Jennifer Hadfield

Author of Tatertots & Jello

Jennifer's Inspiration

Bright, cheery hues in my cottage kitchen

Jennifer's Latest Post

7 Tips for Painting Wood Furniture

One of my favorite things to do is scouring garage sales and thrift stores for furniture. I love restoring something old and imagining the stories it… Read more »

Kate Riley

Author of Centsational Girl

Kate's Inspiration

Nature, like this gorgeous Ginkgo

Kate's Latest Post

How to Decorate with Complementary Colors

Rooms decorated with complementary colors definitely attract attention because of their energy. To decorate with complementary colors you need know only… Read more »

Lindsay Ballard

Author of Makely Home

Lindsay's Inspiration

An unexpected color combination

Lindsay's Latest Post

How Long Does Paint Take to Dry & Cure?

Often times, the hardest part of any transformation project is waiting for the paint to dry. After you’ve spent your time and elbow grease on a great… Read more »

Melissa Michaels

Author of The Inspired Room

Melissa's Inspiration

A pop of color in a neutral setting

Melissa's Latest Post

5 Smart Living Room Decorating Ideas

A well-designed room should be a beautiful reflection of your lifestyle and family. But there is no need to settle for a matched set of furniture, you… Read more »

Color Inspiration

Color my room

Want to see what the colors you’re considering will look like in your home?
Upload a photo of your room to our tool and paint it!

  • 1 Get your colors

  • 2 Choose a photo

  • 3 Prep it

  • 4 Paint it

Try It Out
See Other Color Tools

Color 101

Learn how to choose the shade that’s right for your project with tips from the Colortopia Team—broken down by color family.

Get Started

Get Advice

Sandra Writes: I am not quite ready to replace my kitchen cabinets, so I have decided to paint them. I have black appliances, a dark terra cotta colored tile floor and a neutral granite countertop. Not sure what color would work best. What would you suggest?

Read Stefanie's Advice