The Colortopia® Blog

June 24th, 2016

Classically Modern Wall Art Inspired by Dorothy Draper

Bold colors mixed classic design are two of my favorite elements to combine in a room’s interior. Wall art is like a magic fairy dust in a room,… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

June 22nd, 2016

Garage Makeover: Adding Elegant Curb Appeal

This has been a project in the making for the longest time. This lackluster detached garage has been in desperate need of a makeover ever since we… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Inspiration

June 16th, 2016

How to Choose an Exterior Paint Color for Your Home

When painting a home, we often think of neutral as the perfect exterior paint color because neutral is safe. Neutral exterior paint colors are good… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

June 14th, 2016

My Hand-Painted Open Concept Home

When we were looking a floor plans to build, my husband and I were really drawn to open concept homes. Not only did we love the openness and bright… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration

June 10th, 2016

Stylize Your Stairs With Paint

If you haven’t heard it before, paint is the most affordable way to transform a space. With a little paint and a little patience, you can add character… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dens, Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

June 8th, 2016

Small Room Ideas From a Manhattan Designer

Living in small space can be tough—and decorating even more so. But, in all honesty, living in Manhattan has taught me a little creativity can go a long… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Planning Your Project

June 2nd, 2016

5 Tips for Scoring Interesting Flea Market Finds

I am always on the hunt for new and interesting flea market finds. It’s a fun hobby! My home offers a mix of new and old furnishings and accessories,… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration

June 1st, 2016

How I Painted a Minecraft-Themed Wall Mural

Making a wall mural makes me happy, but there also are two semi-practical reasons for this project: 1) My 7-year-old Jack is obsessed with Minecraft. 2)… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

May 26th, 2016

Tips on Choosing the Right Paint Brush

Just when you thought you had your paint project figured out, you head to the home improvement store to buy your supplies and are faced with a decision… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

May 19th, 2016

4 Easy Steps to Plan a Project

Often, the hardest part of figuring out how to plan a project is knowing where to start. Even with all the years of projects under my belt, I… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project