The Colortopia® Blog

September 3rd, 2015

How to DIY a Fall Centerpiece With Leftover Paint

Confession time. I have a thing for leftover paint. I can’t seem to throw it away and my collection appears to get bigger and bigger. What to do? So… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips

September 1st, 2015

Modern Chic Bathroom Inspiration

Photo by Dabito for my book, The New Bohemians. Since I recently bought my first home, all I can do is think about how I’m going to update my bathrooms… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Color, Inspiration

August 27th, 2015

6 Steps for Painting Over Mildew

This is a photo of the back door of my house. Look closely….do you see it? I know I need to paint the trim, but that is not what I want you to see…. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Painting Tips

August 25th, 2015

The Easiest Design Plan for Your Project

Putting together a design plan for your next decorating project might sound harder than it actually is. You just need a small dose of confidence and a… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Planning Your Project

August 20th, 2015

How to Decorate With Paint Color Trios

On the fence about what colors or color scheme to use in a room or your entire home? Have you considered using a color scheme that combines three… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

August 18th, 2015

How to Paint Small Spaces

If you have a small entryway, bathroom, powder room, or other small area to makeover, you may be wondering how to paint small spaces. The basics are the… Read more »

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

August 13th, 2015

7 Tips for Painting Wood Furniture

One of my favorite things to do is scouring garage sales and thrift stores for furniture. I love restoring something old and imagining the stories it… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

August 11th, 2015

How to Decorate with Complementary Colors

Rooms decorated with complementary colors definitely attract attention because of their energy. To decorate with complementary colors you need know only… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration

August 6th, 2015

How to Deal with Leftover Paint

You just finished painting the final wall in your painting project. You step back to take a look proud of your accomplishments. As you start the process… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips

August 4th, 2015

Dos and Don’ts for Decorating a Man Cave

Those lucky enough to have space for a man cave can sometimes get tripped up on just how to outfit it properly. Follow these simple tips for creating a… Read more »

Categories: Dens, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project