The Colortopia Blog

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

April 3rd, 2014

Colorful Living Room Makeover

A little over a year ago, I decided a change of career was in order. I went from running a successful Bed & Breakfast and Gift Shoppe to becoming a… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Living & Family Rooms

February 12th, 2014

5 Tips for Decorating a Spring Mantel

Are you ready to decorate a spring mantel? While I don’t always use the traditional or expected holiday themed decor, I do enjoy evolving my home… Read more »

Categories: Dens, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

May 16th, 2013

Living Room Paint Schemes: A Fresh Modern Combination

When trying to select new living room paint schemes for our home, we were looking for neutral and up-to-date colors. We were hoping for living room pain… Read more »

Categories: Color, Living & Family Rooms

March 21st, 2013

Semi-DIY Shelves

The look of built-in bookcases is appealing in every home, not only for the valuable storage they provide, but also as an opportunity for display. Some talented people possess the… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

October 23rd, 2012

Bringing Bold Style to a Playroom

At the beginning of the summer, my kids’ playroom sat at the top of my list of bland, colorless rooms that I wanted to update.   Shortly after we moved… Read more »

Categories: Living & Family Rooms, Painting Tips

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

September 27th, 2012

Pink? In The Living Room?

Of course! Why not think pink? It isn’t a conventional choice, but it’s one that works well for me and my family. And yes, my husband is fine with it.… Read more »

Categories: Color, Living & Family Rooms

September 20th, 2012

Goodbye Builder-Beige Living Room!

When we first moved into our brand new house, one of the things I really wanted to change was the color of our walls. They were what many people call… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Living & Family Rooms

September 18th, 2012

My Evolving Family Room

Of all the rooms in my house, my family room has been the hardest to decorate. It is long and narrow, plus it’s open concept into the kitchen—so there are… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms