The Colortopia Blog

September 19th, 2014

How To Prep & Paint Indoor Furniture for Outdoor Use

One often overlooked way to outfit a beautiful exterior space is to add pieces of old or unwanted indoor furniture outdoors – you simply have to know… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

September 16th, 2014

How to Understand Room Boards

Inquiring minds want to know how room boards translate into beautiful spaces. For those who are creatively challenged it is a struggle to visualize a… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Planning Your Project

September 11th, 2014

Tips on Choosing Grey Paint

I think grey is one of the most versatile and beautiful neutrals for the home. But choosing grey paint can be a little overwhelming because there are so… Read more »

Categories: Color, Planning Your Project

September 9th, 2014

How to Paint a Perfect Line Between Wall and Ceiling

If you have painted a room in the past, I am sure you may have run into the ceiling line painting blues. No matter how hard you try to paint a perfect… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

September 4th, 2014

The Rule for Using Accent Colors

Sometimes I think that when it comes to rules in decorating, it’s helpful to know them and completely acceptable to break them! So if you’re looking for… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, Planning Your Project

September 2nd, 2014

How To Makeover a Vintage Piece of Furniture

I’m a sucker for old pieces of furniture in need of some TLC. I don’t know what it is, but I just get a high by the challenge of giving them a new lease… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration

August 26th, 2014

How to Use Paint Chips to Make Color Choices Easier

Believe it or not, all of those little rectangle paint chips on a paint store’s wall serve more purpose than to just to make your paint color choices… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint

August 20th, 2014

Choosing the Best Colors for Bedrooms

In a previous life (actually just a couple years ago), I ran a bed and breakfast. Choosing the best colors for bedrooms was actually part of my job…. Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color

August 5th, 2014

Painting a Ceiling

Painting a ceiling is a project many homeowners take on after a renovation or simply refreshing a space. It’s a process that requires only a few hours… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

July 31st, 2014

The Best Paint Colors for a White Kitchen

Picking a wall color for a white kitchen may seem simple, it’s easily one of the most popular questions I get about paint color selection. Perhaps… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Kitchens, Planning Your Project