The Colortopia Blog

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 18th, 2014

Two-Tone Kitchen Cabinets

I’ve always loved the look of two tone kitchen cabinets. I’ve remodeled two kitchens in the past ten years and both times I opted for mixing cabinet… Read more »

Categories: Color, Kitchens

November 27th, 2013

Repainting Kitchen Cabinets in a Few Easy Steps

When you can’t afford a major kitchen remodel, paint is the most affordable and easiest way to change the look and feel of your kitchen cabinets.┬áIf… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips, Uncategorized

September 27th, 2013

How to Determine Proper Room Layout in an Open Floor Plan

Open floor plans are enticing aren’t they? Wide, airy spaces provide versatility in determining room layout, the possibilities are infinite. While… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Kitchens, Uncategorized

September 5th, 2013

The Best Way To Paint Cabinet Shelves

If you are planning to paint your kitchen cabinets and want to paint the cabinet shelves so everything looks professionally painted when you open the… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips

August 13th, 2013

10 Creative Ways to Update Kitchen Cabinets

There are so many creative ways to update kitchen cabinets, even on a budget. I’ve remodeled two kitchens with a few simple techniques that saved… Read more »

Categories: Kitchens, Planning Your Project

May 14th, 2013

Decorating with Hot Pink and Red

I know what you’re thinking: “Hot pink and red? You’ve got to be kidding!” Hear me out on this one, though. I bought my house five years ago and it came… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Kitchens, Planning Your Project

March 5th, 2013

Playing with Kitchen Wall Colors

When I last shared my kitchen here, I mentioned that I liked yellow for kitchen wall colors, but after five years of it in my own home, I was ready… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Kitchens

October 3rd, 2012

Small Projects That Make a Big Impact

We are all aware of the dramatic effects painting your interior can have on a space. But at Apartment Therapy, some of our favorite paint projects are more limited splashes… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Bedrooms, Before & Afters, Color, Examples, Getting Started, How to Paint, Inspiration, Kitchens, Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

August 30th, 2012

Inspired By Grandma’s Kitchen

My husband and I completely redid our kitchen when we moved into our home five years ago. He and I ripped out the old cabinets and replaced them with new… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Kitchens, Painting Tips