The Colortopia Blog

April 1st, 2014

How to Paint a Small Space a Dark Color without Making it Feel Smaller

Do you love the architectural interest of an old home’s molding but weren’t lucky enough to inherit it? Have you ever wanted to paint a small space a… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint

March 19th, 2014

How to Paint Patio Furniture

How to paint patio furniture is one question many homeowners ask every Spring. Painting outdoor furniture is one of the most popular DIY projects when… Read more »

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

March 11th, 2014

Do You Use a Brush or Roller to Paint Furniture?

Do you use a brush or roller to paint furniture? Tthis is a question I get asked oftern. I paint a lot of furniture – tables. chairs, hutches, cabinets,… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

March 6th, 2014

Upcycle an Old Window With a Little Paint

Want to add some vintage charm to your living space on a small budget? Want the artwork on your walls to reflect something personally important to you?… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

March 4th, 2014

Painting a Kitchen Table

Painting a kitchen table is a process that requires several steps, but it’s a great way to reinvent a hand me down or old wood table to give it a fresh… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

February 25th, 2014

How Long Does Painting Take?

Maybe you’re looking around you, thinking you’d like to make some changes. Wouldn’t that room look better in a pretty shade of blue? Or maybe a sunny… Read more »

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

January 28th, 2014

Choosing the Best Types of Wood For a Painted Project

I love painted wood furniture.  Whether it’s going bold with a bright accent piece, crisp and clean with a fresh white statement maker, or adding… Read more »

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

January 21st, 2014

Painting Old Furniture: Modernize with Bold Color

Repurposing second hand or vintage furniture is a concept welcomed by many and you can modernize by painting old furniture a bold color in a few simple… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

November 27th, 2013

Repainting Kitchen Cabinets in a Few Easy Steps

When you can’t afford a major kitchen remodel, paint is the most affordable and easiest way to change the look and feel of your kitchen cabinets. If… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips, Uncategorized

November 5th, 2013

Painting a Front Door

Painting a front door is an easy weekend project and one thing that will certainly cheer any entry is a fresh coat of paint. Gray, taupe, and black are… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint