The Colortopia® Blog

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

June 16th, 2015

How to Paint Baseboards in Carpeted Rooms

Having to paint baseboards in your home is not a hard task when your flooring is wood, tile or vinyl, but when there is wall-to-wall carpeting right up… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

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