The Colortopia Blog

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

November 9th, 2012

Transforming your Home for the Holidays

The holidays are synonymous with getting together with your loved ones and celebrating the joy of being together. However, in the age of the Internet and sites like Pinterest, they… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Examples, Inspiration

October 18th, 2012

Autumn Color Palettes From Nature

I pull so much color inspiration from nature, because nature just never gets it wrong! With autumn’s bounty on full display this month, there is abundant color inspiration everywhere you… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration

October 3rd, 2012

Small Projects That Make a Big Impact

We are all aware of the dramatic effects painting your interior can have on a space. But at Apartment Therapy, some of our favorite paint projects are more limited splashes… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Before & Afters, Color, Examples, Getting Started, How to Paint, Inspiration, Kitchens, Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

May 30th, 2012

Thinking Beyond White for Ceilings

When you think of painting a room, you think about choosing a color for the walls. Maybe you even think about choosing more than one. But do you think about… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples

May 24th, 2012

5 Steps for Painting Outdoor Furniture

Has this ever happened to you?   You spent an entire weekend last year building and painting outdoor furniture. You spent hours picking out the perfect color, you meticulously brushed… Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Painting Tips

May 22nd, 2012

How to Transform Furniture with Color

It’s often been said that paint is the easiest and cheapest way to transform any room. The old adage is often true but doesn’t end with just the walls. With… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Painting Tips

May 11th, 2012

Moving Beyond a Standard Wall Color

The first time my husband and I ever painted a room, we decided we should tackle our unfinished garage as a test of our abilities. We went to the home… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, How to Paint

May 10th, 2012

How To Paint an Interior Door

Freshly-painted doors and trim can make a huge difference in bringing your home’s color scheme together. I know this for a fact since I have been living with two different… Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project