The Colortopia® Blog

September 22nd, 2016

Mystery Solved: Find out what these painting tools are for

If you’ve ever found yourself standing in the paint-tool aisle at your local paint store and wondered what the heck are some of these painting tools… Read more »

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

September 9th, 2016

These Tips Make Painting Ceilings and Walls Easy

Painting is so much easier if you know a few tricks. No matter what colors you choose for painting ceilings and walls, the biggest time saver—and mark… Read more »

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

September 1st, 2016

Before & After: Defeat Dark Colors with Glidden Complete

Do you have dark walls, dated woodwork or cabinets you’d like to freshen up? Well, a fresh coat of paint might be all you need. If you’re concerned that… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Examples, How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

August 12th, 2016

DIY Trick: Painting Brick and Stone

Painting brick or stone can seem challenging, but it’s an easy-ish DIY project if you have the right paint and tools. Read more »

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

July 28th, 2016

Pro Tip: Painting Over Wallpaper

Not long ago, I gave my bathroom and powder room a style update. Both rooms had the same peach and scallop-shell wallpaper and I found out the hard way… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Painting Tips, 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 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