The Colortopia® Blog

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

July 21st, 2015

DIY: Giving Garage Sale Finds New Life

One of my guilty pleasures is visiting flea markets, garage sales and vintage furniture stores on the weekends. I’m always in the lookout for unique… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration

May 26th, 2015

5 Laundry Room Ideas to Refresh Your Space

If you have a weekend to spare, why not refresh your laundry room to be a cleaner, tidier, more inspiring place to do laundry? Here are five laundry… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters

May 6th, 2015

How to Brighten Your Bathroom with Grey

Is your bathroom loaded with white tile and fixtures but you’re struggling with a paint choice? Looking for a way to brighten your bathroom without a… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Before & Afters, Painting Tips