The Colortopia® Blog

May 9th, 2013

Colorful Cottage Chic

In recent years, the Cottage Chic style has changed a bit, moving to a fresher, more modern appeal. It is still inviting and comfortable with bright and… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms

January 2nd, 2013

The Right Neutral for My Dining Room

I have been working hard on our dining room—the ultimate goal being beauty and functionality. A space that you love to be in, and that you love to use.  … Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms

November 27th, 2012

My Dining Room’s Evolution

My dining room has been slowly changing, bit by bit, layer by layer. When my husband and I first moved in, it was all white.     So we painted.… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dining Rooms

November 20th, 2012

Why I Love Neutral Dining Room Walls

I love colorful walls in a dining room.   I’ve seen dining rooms in colors from Azalea Blue to Zucchini Green and everything in between. And there is no wrong… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms

November 15th, 2012

Setting a Festive Fall Table

Once you’ve established a good foundation in your dining room, it’s time to talk about setting an attractive table for entertaining. Setting a pretty table is one of my favorite… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms, Inspiration

November 13th, 2012

My Dining Room’s “Baby Steps” Makeover

My dining room has been a work in progress for quite some time. Some people go from before to after in one project, but this room has been a work… Read more »

Categories: Dining Rooms, Getting Started

November 6th, 2012

My Dining Room, Finally Done Right

I have lived in my house for 18 years. In this time, my dining room has gone through 3 wall color transformations. It has been builder beige, persimmon, and currently,… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dining Rooms

November 1st, 2012

A Dining Room Fit for Entertaining

I just love to host parties, so when we were looking for a new house, a large dining room space was a must. Not so easy to find in my… Read more »

Categories: Dining Rooms, Inspiration

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

November 28th, 2011

Tips for Choosing Paint Colors

Photo from Making it Lovely   Sometimes choosing a paint color can seem a little overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be though! Let me share a few tricks with you… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Dining Rooms