The Colortopia® Blog

March 14th, 2012

My Bedroom Makeover

When I think of makeover, I tend to hear cash register cha-chings and envision months of slow progress. Thankfully there is one kind of makeover that is perfect for budget-conscious… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Color, Examples

February 28th, 2012

What to Do When Things Go Wrong

Let me start by telling you a little story. Years ago, before we bought the home we live in now, my husband and I lived on the main floor of… Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Painting Tips

February 13th, 2012

3 Steps to Choosing the Right Paint Color

Choosing a new paint color for your walls is an exciting feeling. There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely change the mood of a room. Exciting… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, Inspiration

February 9th, 2012

Don’t Panic!

Last year I decided I wanted to add a bolder punch of color in my home with wall paint. I usually keep my walls safe and neutral. However, I think… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Color, Examples

January 16th, 2012

Ignore the Little Voice Inside Your Head

Admit it. The best part about a fresh paint job is the rush you feel when you walk into the room. You want to spend time staring at your new… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples

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 30th, 2011

Painting Project: Stripes

Quite a few years ago, my husband and I painted stripes in two daughters’ bedrooms in our 1930′s cottage-style home. We wanted their tiny, newly-painted bedrooms to have a bit… Read more »

Categories: Examples, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

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