The Colortopia® Blog

December 5th, 2016

Painting soffits and other necessary evils

Struggling to decide how to paint soffits, uneven ceilings and other necessary evils in your home? Use a few tricks of the trade to make your paint… Read more »

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

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

August 4th, 2015

Dos and Don’ts for Decorating a Man Cave

Those lucky enough to have space for a man cave can sometimes get tripped up on just how to outfit it properly. Follow these simple tips for creating a… Read more »

Categories: Dens, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

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

June 3rd, 2014

Secrets to Incorporating Craft into Contemporary Design

Want to know the secrets to incorporating craft into contemporary design? One-of-a-kind objects bring so much character into your living space. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dens, Inspiration

February 12th, 2014

5 Tips for Decorating a Spring Mantel

Are you ready to decorate a spring mantel? While I don’t always use the traditional or expected holiday themed decor, I do enjoy evolving my home… Read more »

Categories: Dens, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

December 13th, 2012

Decorating a Low Ceiling Basement

My husband claimed this as “his space” so we both knew there would be no bright colors or frou-frou allowed. He wanted cool colors and dark, manly furnishings. Harumph.  … Read more »

Categories: Dens, Painting Tips