The Colortopia Blog

October 21st, 2014

Decorating Rooms with Custom Built-Ins

My home is a Victorian with unpainted oak trim throughout the first floor, so when my husband and I had custom built ins created to house our book… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dens, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

October 14th, 2014

Bold Paint Colors for Fall

My favorite season is fall (Summer is a close second.). One of the reasons I love fall so much is the fabulous color show that mother natures puts on…. Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

October 8th, 2014

6 Unexpected & Inviting Front Door Colors

Want to give your exterior an instant makeover with minimal effort? A fresh color on your front door can update the personality of your whole home. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Planning Your Project

October 3rd, 2014

Paint Color Ideas for an Untraditional Nursery

Putting together paint color ideas for expecting clients is one of my favorite parts of my job. The parents-to-be are always so excited to welcome their… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Nurseries

September 16th, 2014

How to Understand Room Boards

Inquiring minds want to know how room boards translate into beautiful spaces. For those who are creatively challenged it is a struggle to visualize a… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Planning Your Project

September 11th, 2014

Tips on Choosing Grey Paint

I think grey is one of the most versatile and beautiful neutrals for the home. But choosing grey paint can be a little overwhelming because there are so… Read more »

Categories: Color, Planning Your Project

September 4th, 2014

The Rule for Using Accent Colors

Sometimes I think that when it comes to rules in decorating, it’s helpful to know them and completely acceptable to break them! So if you’re looking for… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, Planning Your Project

August 26th, 2014

How to Use Paint Chips to Make Color Choices Easier

Believe it or not, all of those little rectangle paint chips on a paint store’s wall serve more purpose than to just to make your paint color choices… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint

August 20th, 2014

Choosing the Best Colors for Bedrooms

In a previous life (actually just a couple years ago), I ran a bed and breakfast. Choosing the best colors for bedrooms was actually part of my job…. Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color

July 29th, 2014

Designing a Color Palette Inspired by Caribbean Colors

My husband and I recently returned from a dream trip to the Southern Caribbean, complete with the absence of the Internet, cell phones and our children…. Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration