The Colortopia® Blog

July 30th, 2015

How Long Does Paint Take to Dry & Cure?

Often times, the hardest part of any transformation project is waiting for the paint to dry. After you’ve spent your time and elbow grease on a great… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

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

June 16th, 2015

How to Paint Baseboards in Carpeted Rooms

Having to paint baseboards in your home is not a hard task when your flooring is wood, tile or vinyl, but when there is wall-to-wall carpeting right up… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

June 9th, 2015

Add Personality to Your Porch with a Painted Doormat

Let’s kick off the Spring with one of the easiest projects ever – a painted doormat! I literally made this at the kitchen table while my kids were… Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration

June 4th, 2015

How to DIY an Outdoor Magnetic Chalkboard

The Outdoor Magnetic Chalkboard I created earlier this year has been such a hit, it easily qualifies for the best thing I made this year! Not only does… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips

May 19th, 2015

Revamp Your Living Room With a Wall Mural

We’re always in search of fun and affordable ways of keeping our living room looking anew and stylish. As you know paint is a perfect resource to make… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint, Living & Family Rooms

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

February 3rd, 2015

Painting a Cement Floor

Many a basement or commercial space possesses cement as flooring, but rather than carpeting it, covering it, or leaving it a dull gray there is a way to… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

January 6th, 2015

Bright Stools For a Welcoming Kitchen

I am expecting lots of holiday guests this year and know that the saying…”No matter where I serve my guests, it seems they like my kitchen best” is… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips

December 11th, 2014

How to Make a DIY Stocking Hanger Box

When our family went from a twosome to a threesome last year, I couldn’t wait to get new stockings made but I couldn’t quite find stocking holders that… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms