The Colortopia Blog

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

July 10th, 2014

Looking for Baby Room Ideas

My third baby is due soon, which means I get to work on my third nursery! I’ve been on the lookout for baby room ideas, as I’m looking to do something a… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Nurseries, Planning Your Project

June 17th, 2014

Using Graphic Paint Patterns As Contemporary Art

One of the things that I hear a lot from my blog readers is that they are scared to hang artwork after they give their walls a fresh coat of paint. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration

April 30th, 2014

Want to Update Glass? Spray Paint to the Rescue!

There’s a little joke in my family that I will paint anything that stands still. The sad thing is that it’s a pretty true statement. There is really no… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Examples, Painting Tips

April 17th, 2014

Easy DIY: Striped Painted Planters

Spring has arrived which means it’s time to start thinking about sprucing your home’s exterior. Brightly colored flowers always increase curb appeal…. Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint

February 20th, 2014

Interior Design Magazines: 5 Styling Tricks You Can Use Today

What isn’t there to love about cozying up to your favorite glossy interior design magazines? Page after page of inspiring spaces become the catalyst for… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, Inspiration

January 2nd, 2014

4 Ways To Include a Statement Piece In Your D├ęcor

The key to successful decorating is to make your space feel personal and welcoming. By incorporating statement pieces in your decor not only will help… Read more »

Categories: Examples, Inspiration

October 4th, 2013

Color Inspiration: Fifty Shades of Beige

If you’ve rented a home at one point in your life, chances are you came across rental properties painted in some shade of beige. Right? Well, that’s not… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration

August 20th, 2013

How to Paint a Mural on a Child’s Bedroom Walls

Are you wondering how to paint a mural on your son’s or daughter’s walls? I’ve walked in your shoes! Back when my now 7-year old son was just two, we… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips

May 2nd, 2013

How to Create an Inspiration Board for Your Room Makeover

Creating an online inspiration board is one of the best ways to keep myself on track during a room makeover. I have a really eclectic, funky style, whic… Read more »

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