The Colortopia Blog

October 16th, 2014

5 Lighting Tips for the Home

Lighting is often the forgotten child of decorating, when in reality is a key element that needs to be part of the overall project from the get go. But… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration

October 14th, 2014

Bold Paint Colors for Fall

My favorite season is fall (Summer is a close second.). One of the reasons I love fall so much is the fabulous color show that mother natures puts on…. Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

October 9th, 2014

Colorful, Affordable Options for Home & Office Organization

Over many years of working from home and dealing with office clutter and disorganization that kept me from working efficiently, I came up with a few… Read more »

Categories: Offices

October 8th, 2014

6 Unexpected & Inviting Front Door Colors

Want to give your exterior an instant makeover with minimal effort? A fresh color on your front door can update the personality of your whole home. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Planning Your Project

October 3rd, 2014

Paint Color Ideas for an Untraditional Nursery

Putting together paint color ideas for expecting clients is one of my favorite parts of my job. The parents-to-be are always so excited to welcome their… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Nurseries

September 30th, 2014

Tips for Painting Baseboards and Trim

Painting baseboards and trim is a great way to update your home. Whether you’re going from one color to another, bare wood to painted, or just putting a… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

September 26th, 2014

Find Fall Color Inspiration on Polyvore

  Have you ever used Polyvore? It’s a tool that helps you create mood boards—called “sets” on the site—with clothing, beauty products or home décor items. If you’re decorating, creating… Read more »

Categories: Announcements, Inspiration

September 23rd, 2014

Choosing a White Paint Color

Choosing a white paint color is not as easy as simply selecting a shade of white from a swatch, but it’s not an impossible task either. Paint formulas… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started

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