The Colortopia® Blog

July 26th, 2016

Summer Colors: Havana Style Edition

Cuba appears to be the ‘in’ place to see and recently my partner had the amazing opportunity to visit this colorful island. Besides an array of… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration

July 21st, 2016

Your Guide to a Stylish Patio

The dog days of summer are upon us, which means everyone tends to move outdoors for some cool breezes. Whether you have a tiny patio or an expansive… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

July 19th, 2016

Are Popular Colors for Kitchens Right for Your Home?

I am thrilled to say that one of the last remaining builder’s beige rooms in my home has finally been banished! Even though I’ve lived in my home for… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Kitchens

July 15th, 2016

Get Inspired by These Pretty Front Door Colors

Pretty front door colors and tidy landscapes make homes feel so much more inviting. And a careful selection of colors for the exterior of your home can… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

July 12th, 2016

8 Reasons to Create a White Living Room

Let’s be honest – white rooms can sometimes get a bad rap. “Uninspired”, “flat” and “boring” are three comments I’ve heard about white. Let’s dispel… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

July 8th, 2016

4 Coastal Living Trends That Capture the Sea Breeze

Coastal living decor goes way beyond gluing seashells to vases—it’s about capturing that seaside style where you can almost feel the salty breeze… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Nurseries

June 29th, 2016

Painted Bookcases: Function + Fashion

Most homes have built-in or freestanding bookcases and usually they’re wood or white. But with a little color, painted bookcases can go beyond… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Painting Tips

June 24th, 2016

Classically Modern Wall Art Inspired by Dorothy Draper

Bold colors mixed classic design are two of my favorite elements to combine in a room’s interior. Wall art is like a magic fairy dust in a room,… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

June 22nd, 2016

Garage Makeover: Adding Elegant Curb Appeal

This has been a project in the making for the longest time. This lackluster detached garage has been in desperate need of a makeover ever since we… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Inspiration

June 16th, 2016

How to Choose an Exterior Paint Color for Your Home

When painting a home, we often think of neutral as the perfect exterior paint color because neutral is safe. Neutral exterior paint colors are good… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Planning Your Project