The Colortopia® Blog

June 24th, 2015

Choosing the Right Paint Product

When it comes to painting, choosing the right paint product can make your efforts not only easier but last for a very long time. I have been painting… Read more »

Categories: Examples, Getting Started, How to Paint

May 8th, 2015

Do This Test Before You Paint Over Oil Paint

If you bought a piece of painted furniture at an antique store or live in an older home, it is likely that your find or some of the woodwork, molding,… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Painting Tips

February 26th, 2015

Flat, Gloss or Satin Paint: How Do You Choose?

Confused about how to choose the right paint finish for your project? Flat, eggshell, and satin paint are best for walls, whereas semi-gloss and gloss… Read more »

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

January 13th, 2015

Small Areas That Maximize Space & Personality

Are you hoping to maximize space in your home? Even in a small house, there are usually little nooks and crannies that could be improved upon to bring… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

January 8th, 2015

Easy Tips for Choosing A Wall Color

Now that the Holidays Season is coming to an end and we’re about to welcome a new year, I think it’s the perfect time to give your home a small face… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Getting Started, Inspiration, Painting Tips

November 18th, 2014

How Long Does It Take to Paint a Bedroom?

I have painted quite a few bedrooms in my life. Having lived in 6 homes where I painted and repainted all the bedroom in each home at least once and in… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Getting Started, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

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