The Colortopia® Blog

December 7th, 2016

2 DIY projects from 1 set of dining room chairs

Hers & His pallet DIY projects: We upcycled old dining room chairs into benches Theresa’s pallet ideas are always more awesome than I think they’ll be…. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration

December 7th, 2016

Tips for adding a light paint on dark color wall.

It is easier than you might think to acheive a favorite light paint on a dark color wall. We love strong, bold, confident colors and the statement they… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dining Rooms, How to Paint

December 5th, 2016

Hallway Before and After Paint Makeover

Images via The Inspired Room Do you need inspiration for how to refresh a dreary hallway? If you think white paint might be too boring for a hallway,… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters

September 1st, 2016

Before & After: Defeat Dark Colors with Glidden Complete

Do you have dark walls, dated woodwork or cabinets you’d like to freshen up? Well, a fresh coat of paint might be all you need. If you’re concerned that… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Examples, How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

August 12th, 2016

DIY Trick: Painting Brick and Stone

Painting brick or stone can seem challenging, but it’s an easy-ish DIY project if you have the right paint and tools. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, How to Paint, Living & Family Rooms

July 28th, 2016

Pro Tip: Painting Over Wallpaper

Not long ago, I gave my bathroom and powder room a style update. Both rooms had the same peach and scallop-shell wallpaper and I found out the hard way… Read more »

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

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 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

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

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