The Colortopia® Blog

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

August 25th, 2015

The Easiest Design Plan for Your Project

Putting together a design plan for your next decorating project might sound harder than it actually is. You just need a small dose of confidence and a… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Planning Your Project

August 18th, 2015

How to Paint Small Spaces

If you have a small entryway, bathroom, powder room, or other small area to makeover, you may be wondering how to paint small spaces. The basics are the… Read more »

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

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