The Colortopia Blog

October 28th, 2014

How to Pair Orange Decor with Neutral Colors

Orange is a great color to keep in mind when you are looking to add a pop of color to your room. Paired with neutrals, well placed shots of orange will… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

October 21st, 2014

Decorating Rooms with Custom Built-Ins

My home is a Victorian with unpainted oak trim throughout the first floor, so when my husband and I had custom built ins created to house our book… Read more »

Categories: Color, Dens, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

October 16th, 2014

5 Lighting Tips for the Home

Lighting is often the forgotten child of decorating, when in reality is a key element that needs to be part of the overall project from the get go. But… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration

October 14th, 2014

Bold Paint Colors for Fall

My favorite season is fall (Summer is a close second.). One of the reasons I love fall so much is the fabulous color show that mother natures puts on…. Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration

October 3rd, 2014

Paint Color Ideas for an Untraditional Nursery

Putting together paint color ideas for expecting clients is one of my favorite parts of my job. The parents-to-be are always so excited to welcome their… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Nurseries

September 26th, 2014

Find Fall Color Inspiration on Polyvore

  Have you ever used Polyvore? It’s a tool that helps you create mood boards—called “sets” on the site—with clothing, beauty products or home décor items. If you’re decorating, creating… Read more »

Categories: Announcements, Inspiration

September 16th, 2014

How to Understand Room Boards

Inquiring minds want to know how room boards translate into beautiful spaces. For those who are creatively challenged it is a struggle to visualize a… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Planning Your Project

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