The Colortopia Blog

September 2nd, 2014

How To Makeover a Vintage Piece of Furniture

I’m a sucker for old pieces of furniture in need of some TLC. I don’t know what it is, but I just get a high by the challenge of giving them a new lease… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration

July 31st, 2014

The Best Paint Colors for a White Kitchen

Picking a wall color for a white kitchen may seem simple, it’s easily one of the most popular questions I get about paint color selection. Perhaps… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Kitchens, Planning Your Project

July 29th, 2014

Designing a Color Palette Inspired by Caribbean Colors

My husband and I recently returned from a dream trip to the Southern Caribbean, complete with the absence of the Internet, cell phones and our children…. Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

July 24th, 2014

How to Choose Fabric and Paint to Update Your Traditional Home

In my meeting with clients, I’m often asked how to choose fabric and paint to modernize the traditional design of their home. Traditional design is… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

July 22nd, 2014

Using Travel Pictures As Color Palette Inspiration

You’ll be surprised how everything around us can inspire the look and feel of our home, especially when it comes to choosing its color palette. We often… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

July 2nd, 2014

Video: Bonnie’s Bold Bedroom

Bonnie’s boyfriend is moving in. Follow her as she transforms her bedroom from a simple sleeping space into a cozy haven for two with guidance from Apartment Therapy’s Maxwell Ryan.… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Videos

June 19th, 2014

Video: Priya and Jamie’s Warm Living Room

See how Priya and Jamie took bold inspiration from their world travels and transformed their open living space with a new color—and a little help from Maxwell of Apartment Therapy.… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Videos

June 17th, 2014

Using Graphic Paint Patterns As Contemporary Art

One of the things that I hear a lot from my blog readers is that they are scared to hang artwork after they give their walls a fresh coat of paint. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration

June 10th, 2014

Video: Sarah and Sam’s Modern Family Room

Sarah, Sam, and their kids are bursting with personality. Take a look at how they bring that charm into their family room with the help of Maxwell from Apartment Therapy.… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Videos

June 5th, 2014

Paint Colors Inspired by Summer Blooms

Summer is the season when we enjoy the prettiest flowers and gardens show off beautiful blooms year after year. Nature never gets it wrong when it comes… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration