The Colortopia® Blog

January 12th, 2012

Choosing Exterior Paint Colors

The question of what color to paint your home can be daunting for so many people. Unless you’re building a home from the ground up, most homes come with a… Read more »

Categories: Color

January 10th, 2012

Creating a Mood with Paint Colors

Photo from The Inspired Room     I had a bit of a mood crisis when we bought our brand new house. I didn’t wake up on the wrong side… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

January 6th, 2012

Consider Your Lighting

When you decide that it’s time to choose a new paint color for your room, you have more to think about than just deciding on blue versus green. Instead of… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Painting Tips

January 4th, 2012

A Project that Makes Me Smile

My friends John and Sherry over at Young House Love painted their front door a bold yellow and wrote that they feel like their house is smiling at them each time… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples

December 28th, 2011

It’s Okay to Be Beige

There is no question that a room painted with the right risky, vibrant shade can be just stunning. Many a homeowner has mastered the art of blending the most unlikely… Read more »

Categories: Color, Painting Tips

December 19th, 2011

What’s Hot Now?

Photo from Making it Lovely   Did you hear? The color of the year for 2012 is orange! A fiery hot red-orange. So how do you work color trends like… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Color, Dining Rooms

December 12th, 2011

Tackling an Unfinished Room

Deciding what to do with an empty or unfinished room is often daunting and sometimes overwhelming. While I’m still very far from mastering the skill, I do have a few… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

December 6th, 2011

Creating the Perfect Color Scheme

As a decorator the one thing that most homeowners have asked my help with is choosing their colors. No decision seems to strike greater fear for them—besides having to pay… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

December 1st, 2011

Christmas Colors: There Are No Rules

Ask anyone what the colors of Christmas are and they’ll likely tell you red and green. ‘Tis true, the holiday décor we’ve mostly seen year after year has been red… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

November 30th, 2011

Small Projects with Big Impact

Have you ever noticed how a pair of red heels can make a boring outfit stylish? How a bright scarf can make weekend simplicity appear ultra chic? Or how a… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Painting Tips