How to Choose Fabric and Paint to Update Your Traditional Home

by Erika Ward on July 24th, 2014

In my meeting with clients, I’m often asked how to choose fabric and paint to modernize the traditional design of their home. Traditional design is…

Categories: Color, Inspiration


Using Travel Pictures As Color Palette Inspiration

by Eduardo Rodriguez on July 22nd, 2014

You’ll be surprised how everything around us can inspire the look and feel of our home, especially when it comes to choosing its color palette. We often…

Categories: Color, Inspiration


Two-Tone Kitchen Cabinets

by Melissa Michaels on July 18th, 2014

I’ve always loved the look of two tone kitchen cabinets. I’ve remodeled two kitchens in the past ten years and both times I opted for mixing cabinet…

Categories: Color, Kitchens


How to Paint an Open Concept Space More Than One Color

by Diane Henkler on July 15th, 2014

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from home owners is how should they paint an open concept space? They love the spacious and open…

Categories: Color, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project


Looking for Baby Room Ideas

by Nicole Balch on July 10th, 2014

My third baby is due soon, which means I get to work on my third nursery! I’ve been on the lookout for baby room ideas, as I’m looking to do something a…

Categories: Color, Examples, Nurseries, Planning Your Project


Let’s Talk Dining Room Paint Colors

by Michael Wurm Jr on July 8th, 2014

Today I want to discuss dining room paint colors. During the five years I’ve owned my home, I’ve changed my dining room color twice. I thought it would…

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms


Video: Bonnie’s Bold Bedroom

by Colortopia™ Team on July 2nd, 2014

Bonnie’s boyfriend is moving in. Follow her as she transforms her bedroom from a simple sleeping space into a cozy haven for two with guidance from Apartment Therapy’s Maxwell Ryan….. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Videos


Video: Priya and Jamie’s Warm Living Room

by Colortopia™ Team on June 19th, 2014

See how Priya and Jamie took bold inspiration from their world travels and transformed their open living space with a new color—and a little help from Maxwell of Apartment Therapy….. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Videos


Using Graphic Paint Patterns As Contemporary Art

by Lindsay Ballard on June 17th, 2014

One of the things that I hear a lot from my blog readers is that they are scared to hang artwork after they give their walls a fresh coat of paint. The…

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration


How to Paint a Metal Exterior Door

by Diane Henkler on June 12th, 2014

I have painted quite a lot in my life – from rooms, to furniture, and everything in between. I have had great success with everything except for one…

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Painting Tips

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