The Colortopia Blog

April 23rd, 2015

How to Bring Some Spring Cheer into Your Decor

Finally!! The temperature in New York City has been surpassing the 50° mark and I can’t be any happier after the long and lousy WInter we’ve had — now I… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

April 21st, 2015

Update Your Home Using a Modern, Graphic Stencil

Long gone are the days of decorating your kitchen with a stenciled country duck or grapevine border! As decorating styles have become more modern, we… Read more »

Categories: Examples, Inspiration

April 6th, 2015

Painting a Playful Pink Dresser

  Nicole wanted to do something special with this old dresser. It had good bones, but the original wood finish was in rough shape. When the time came to decorate… Read more »

Categories: Color, Nurseries, Painting Tips

March 12th, 2015

7 Ways to Spring Forward This March

Spring hasn’t officially sprung, but what better way to prep for warmer weather than with a few fresh DIYs? Here are a few of our favorite past projects and color… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

February 26th, 2015

Flat, Gloss or Satin Paint: How Do You Choose?

Confused about how to choose the right paint finish for your project? Flat, eggshell, and satin paint are best for walls, whereas semi-gloss and gloss… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

February 17th, 2015

Dining Room Side Table Decor

Today I thought it would be fun to talk about side table decor in the dining room. This room can be a very active place, so coming up with functional… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms, Inspiration

February 12th, 2015

Easy Fixes for Ceiling Design Dilemmas

Do you have a ceiling design dilemma such as too short or too tall ceilings, lack of crown molding or just plain unattractive ceilings in your home?… Read more »

Categories: Examples, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

February 10th, 2015

Need Baby Boy Nursery Ideas? Get Inspired by Zebras!

I’m planning a nursery for my son right now, so I have plenty of baby boy nursery ideas swirling around in my head lately. One fun one that I didn’t go… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Nurseries, Planning Your Project

February 5th, 2015

Video: Painting a Colorblock Dining Room

  Megan and her family spend a lot of time in their dining room, which is in need of an update. The solution: Colorblock walls. They’re trendy, timesaving and the… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Videos

February 3rd, 2015

Painting a Cement Floor

Many a basement or commercial space possesses cement as flooring, but rather than carpeting it, covering it, or leaving it a dull gray there is a way to… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint