The Colortopia® Blog

November 3rd, 2016

How to Use Tangerine Paint in Various Decorating Styles

As a University of Texas alum and the daughter of a University of Tennessee alum, I have long joked that I have orange in my blood. But when faced with… Read more »

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

August 12th, 2016

DIY Trick: Painting Brick and Stone

Painting brick or stone can seem challenging, but it’s an easy-ish DIY project if you have the right paint and tools. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, How to Paint, Living & Family Rooms

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

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 8th, 2016

Small Room Ideas From a Manhattan Designer

Living in small space can be tough—and decorating even more so. But, in all honesty, living in Manhattan has taught me a little creativity can go a long… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms, Planning Your Project

December 10th, 2015

How to Get Your Living Room Christmas Tree Ready

Paint Color Inspiration: Try Glidden’s Nova White, Universal Gray or Charcoal Coast It’s that magical time of year when we pull out all of our holiday… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

September 15th, 2015

Creative Ideas for Choosing Living Room Paint Schemes

There’s no question that paint can completely change the feel of a room. But, did you realize that the ways in which you use paint can also change the… Read more »

Categories: Color, Inspiration, Living & Family Rooms

August 4th, 2015

Dos and Don’ts for Decorating a Man Cave

Those lucky enough to have space for a man cave can sometimes get tripped up on just how to outfit it properly. Follow these simple tips for creating a… Read more »

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

July 27th, 2015

5 Smart Living Room Decorating Ideas

A well-designed room should be a beautiful reflection of your lifestyle and family. But there is no need to settle for a matched set of furniture, you… Read more »

Categories: Living & Family Rooms

May 19th, 2015

Revamp Your Living Room With a Wall Mural

We’re always in search of fun and affordable ways of keeping our living room looking anew and stylish. As you know paint is a perfect resource to make… Read more »

Categories: Color, How to Paint, Living & Family Rooms