The Colortopia® Blog

July 21st, 2016

Your Guide to a Stylish Patio

The dog days of summer are upon us, which means everyone tends to move outdoors for some cool breezes. Whether you have a tiny patio or an expansive… Read more »

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

July 6th, 2016

Get Started With This Printable Painting Checklist

Are you ready for a color change? Are you thinking of doing a DIY paint job yourself, but don’t know where to start? If so, I can help… Read more »

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

June 10th, 2016

Stylize Your Stairs With Paint

If you haven’t heard it before, paint is the most affordable way to transform a space. With a little paint and a little patience, you can add character… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dens, Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

June 8th, 2016

Small Room Ideas From a Manhattan Designer

Living in small space can be tough—and decorating even more so. But, in all honesty, living in Manhattan has taught me a little creativity can go a long… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Planning Your Project

May 19th, 2016

4 Easy Steps to Plan a Project

Often, the hardest part of figuring out how to plan a project is knowing where to start. Even with all the years of projects under my belt, I… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

May 3rd, 2016

How to Set the Right Ambiance With Mood Colors

When selecting colors for a home, people often start out their search by considering what paint color they want. But as a professional decorator, I… Read more »

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

January 27th, 2016

Inspired By Tropical Paint Colors

In the midst of winter, the longing for warm weather brings to mind sandy beaches and blue waters. Interiors inspired by the same desire for a tropical… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration

October 6th, 2015

DIY Vintage Sign-Inspired Artwork

While I definitely appreciate the power of paint to makeover an entire room, one of my most favorite things to do with paint is transform scraps into… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips

October 1st, 2015

How to Paint Your Stairs

Interested in sprucing up a stairway? I have all the information you need on how to paint your stairs! Begin by prepping the stairs. If there was a… Read more »

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

September 24th, 2015

3 Fall Color Palettes With a Twist

I hope you all had a fantastic Summer packed with exiting adventures and relaxing moments. I certainly can’t complain. Although I worked on a handful of… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration