The Colortopia® Blog

April 17th, 2012

Decorating a Girl’s Nursery

We’ll be featuring nurseries this month on the Colortopia blog and it’s a subject I love! My own children are babies no more (they’re in elementary school now), but I… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Inspiration, Nurseries

March 14th, 2012

My Bedroom Makeover

When I think of makeover, I tend to hear cash register cha-chings and envision months of slow progress. Thankfully there is one kind of makeover that is perfect for budget-conscious… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples

February 24th, 2012

Pick a Palette, Any Palette

Much like people, homes can have personalities and stereotypes. Just as you might expect a New York socialite to wear black or a Texan cowboy to wear denim, certain styles… Read more »

Categories: Color, Planning Your Project

February 22nd, 2012

When Is a Project Done?

I took this bedside table (above), handmade of course and gave it what “the Ram” (my husband) would call the most hideous paint job I’ve ever seen.     Today, I’m… Read more »

Categories: Color, Painting Tips

February 15th, 2012

Painting Over a Long Weekend

Need to paint a room or two? Do you keep putting it off because you have never done it or would rather go to the dentist than have to get… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

February 13th, 2012

3 Steps to Choosing the Right Paint Color

Choosing a new paint color for your walls is an exciting feeling. There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely change the mood of a room. Exciting… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, Inspiration

February 9th, 2012

Don’t Panic!

Last year I decided I wanted to add a bolder punch of color in my home with wall paint. I usually keep my walls safe and neutral. However, I think… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Color, Examples

January 23rd, 2012

7 Steps to Color Harmony in Your Home

With today’s open floor plans, it has become more difficult to give separate spaces their own personality, yet still blend with adjoining rooms harmoniously. Use these seven tips to blend… Read more »

Categories: Color, Planning Your Project

January 19th, 2012

Paint Color and Sheen 101

No note taking required for this class and there won’t be a test at the end either—just some color and sheen basics that will boost your paint buying confidence.  … Read more »

Categories: Color, Planning Your Project

January 16th, 2012

Ignore the Little Voice Inside Your Head

Admit it. The best part about a fresh paint job is the rush you feel when you walk into the room. You want to spend time staring at your new… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples