The Colortopia® Blog

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

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

August 13th, 2015

7 Tips for Painting Wood Furniture

One of my favorite things to do is scouring garage sales and thrift stores for furniture. I love restoring something old and imagining the stories it… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

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