The Colortopia® Blog

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

November 20th, 2014

How to Refresh Wood Mantels

Do you have wood mantels is your home? Are they stained a dark color? Do you desperately want to paint them white or a vibrant color to match your… Read more »

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

November 6th, 2014

Tips on Painting a Staircase

Painting a staircase is a project anyone can tackle in a weekend with patience and the right products. When faced with an old carpeted staircase down to… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint

September 30th, 2014

Tips for Painting Baseboards and Trim

Painting baseboards and trim is a great way to update your home. Whether you’re going from one color to another, bare wood to painted, or just putting a… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips