The Colortopia Blog

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

July 24th, 2014

How to Choose Fabric and Paint to Update Your Traditional Home

In my meeting with clients, I’m often asked how to choose fabric and paint to modernize the traditional design of their home. Traditional design is… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

July 22nd, 2014

Using Travel Pictures As Color Palette Inspiration

You’ll be surprised how everything around us can inspire the look and feel of our home, especially when it comes to choosing its color palette. We often… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

July 18th, 2014

Two-Tone Kitchen Cabinets

I’ve always loved the look of two tone kitchen cabinets. I’ve remodeled two kitchens in the past ten years and both times I opted for mixing cabinet… Read more »

Categories: Color, Kitchens

July 15th, 2014

How to Paint an Open Concept Space More Than One Color

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from home owners is how should they paint an open concept space? They love the spacious and open… Read more »

Categories: Color, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project