The Colortopia® Blog

December 1st, 2016

How to Create the Coziest Winter Bedroom

The time has come again to deck the halls for the Holidays. But this year let’s think beyond the living and dining rooms and extend the decorating… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, Inspiration

December 1st, 2016

Use neutral colors to create a restful child’s bedroom

There are 2 types of people in this world. Those that find a riot of color energizing and those that find it aggravating. Count me in the second camp… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration, Nurseries, Painting Tips

August 26th, 2016

Pro Tip: Create Your Own Curtains (No Sewing Needed)

Window treatments are one of the best ways to soften the sharp angles of windows in a room, but curtain panels can be really expensive. Luckily, it’s… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

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

February 2nd, 2016

A Bedroom Inspired by HGTV Dream Home 2016

Have you taken the online tour of the HGTV Dream Home 2016 yet? If not, you are in for a colorful treat. I was lucky enough to be invited by Glidden to… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Before & Afters, Inspiration

January 7th, 2016

How to Decorate a Bedroom in Calm Colors

I love a bold color palette, but when it comes to bedrooms, I’m more drawn to calm colors. Creamy neutrals, soft grays, and quiet blues are my go to… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

December 7th, 2015

6 Easy Ways to Get Your Home Guest-Ready for the Holidays

The holidays are here and with it come making merry with overnight guests. Making those guests feel as comfortable as possible in your home is the best… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Examples, Inspiration

January 1st, 2015

4 Ways to Build an Easy DIY Padded Headboard

One of the first projects I ever attempted for our home was a DIY padded headboard. My husband thought I was losing my mind, but I marched us to the… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms

November 18th, 2014

How Long Does It Take to Paint a Bedroom?

I have painted quite a few bedrooms in my life. Having lived in 6 homes where I painted and repainted all the bedroom in each home at least once and in… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Getting Started, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

October 23rd, 2014

Toddler Bedroom Ideas for the Whole Family

As a mother of five kids under 7, I have a wealth of toddler bedroom ideas to share. Designing with kids in mind always takes me back to the basics of… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Nurseries, Planning Your Project