The Colortopia Blog

October 16th, 2014

5 Lighting Tips for the Home

Lighting is often the forgotten child of decorating, when in reality is a key element that needs to be part of the overall project from the get go. But… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration

September 23rd, 2014

Choosing a White Paint Color

Choosing a white paint color is not as easy as simply selecting a shade of white from a swatch, but it’s not an impossible task either. Paint formulas… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started

September 19th, 2014

How To Prep & Paint Indoor Furniture for Outdoor Use

One often overlooked way to outfit a beautiful exterior space is to add pieces of old or unwanted indoor furniture outdoors – you simply have to know… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

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

May 13th, 2014

3 Big Myths About Choosing the Right Paint Color

Choosing the right paint color can feel like daunting task but by avoiding these few simple pitfalls, you can make confident choices that you will love… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Planning Your Project

April 8th, 2014

Create an Inspiration Board to Help You Decorate

One of the best ways to get started on decorating a new room, or redecorating a space, is to create an inspiration board. You’ll be able to keep track… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

March 21st, 2014

Home Design Ideas: How to Get the Best Results From Your Web Search

There’s no shortage of home design ideas on the web, but you get the best results when you are specific in your search. When we first bought our house… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration

March 13th, 2014

5 Ways to Get Great Design on a Budget

Do you ever wonder how to put together a great room design on a budget? And when I say budget, I don’t mean the design show television budgets of… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration

March 11th, 2014

Do You Use a Brush or Roller to Paint Furniture?

Do you use a brush or roller to paint furniture? Tthis is a question I get asked oftern. I paint a lot of furniture – tables. chairs, hutches, cabinets,… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

February 25th, 2014

How Long Does Painting Take?

Maybe you’re looking around you, thinking you’d like to make some changes. Wouldn’t that room look better in a pretty shade of blue? Or maybe a sunny… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project