The Colortopia® Blog

June 14th, 2016

My Hand-Painted Open Concept Home

When we were looking a floor plans to build, my husband and I were really drawn to open concept homes. Not only did we love the openness and bright… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration

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

May 17th, 2016

Neutral Paint Colors That Help Sell a Home

As homeowners, it’s fun to personalize our interiors with bright or bold colors in our preferred shades of paint, but when putting a home on the market… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Inspiration

May 12th, 2016

Make a Statement With Your Ceiling

If you are picking paint color for a room, it might feel like an impossible task to be both neutral and bold at the same time. The eternal struggle to… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

January 12th, 2016

Decorating Tips Stolen From Museums

The truth is, decorating can be overwhelming! Luckily, inspiration is everywhere and you can steal borrow ideas from places that have meaning to you…. Read more »

Categories: Examples, How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

November 23rd, 2015

How to Make One-of-a-Kind Thanksgiving Table Placemats

With Thanksgiving just around the corner what better way to give thanks in the company of family and friends than with a stylish and personalized… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dining Rooms, How to Paint, 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 29th, 2015

6 Tips on How to Paint Curtains (& Use Stencils)

I’ve painted many curtains over the years. I love to paint curtains to match the colors in the room, and my favorite is to use a stencil I’ve bought or… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

September 22nd, 2015

3 Tips for Painting Beadboard

Painting beadboard can be tricky. All those grooves! Nooks and crannies! Do you use a brush, or a roller? Both!? Fear not. I’ve done it. You can do it,… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Examples, How to Paint, Painting Tips