The Colortopia Blog

November 20th, 2014

How to Refresh Wood Mantels

Do you have wood mantels is your home? Are they stained a dark color? Do you desperately want to paint them white or a vibrant color to match your… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

November 18th, 2014

How Long Does It Take to Paint a Bedroom?

I have painted quite a few bedrooms in my life. Having lived in 6 homes where I painted and repainted all the bedroom in each home at least once and in… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Getting Started, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

September 30th, 2014

Tips for Painting Baseboards and Trim

Painting baseboards and trim is a great way to update your home. Whether you’re going from one color to another, bare wood to painted, or just putting a… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

September 19th, 2014

How To Prep & Paint Indoor Furniture for Outdoor Use

One often overlooked way to outfit a beautiful exterior space is to add pieces of old or unwanted indoor furniture outdoors – you simply have to know… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips

September 9th, 2014

How to Paint a Perfect Line Between Wall and Ceiling

If you have painted a room in the past, I am sure you may have run into the ceiling line painting blues. No matter how hard you try to paint a perfect… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

July 15th, 2014

How to Paint an Open Concept Space More Than One Color

One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from home owners is how should they paint an open concept space? They love the spacious and open… Read more »

Categories: Color, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

June 12th, 2014

How to Paint a Metal Exterior Door

I have painted quite a lot in my life – from rooms, to furniture, and everything in between. I have had great success with everything except for one… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Painting Tips

April 30th, 2014

Want to Update Glass? Spray Paint to the Rescue!

There’s a little joke in my family that I will paint anything that stands still. The sad thing is that it’s a pretty true statement. There is really no… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Color, Examples, Painting Tips

April 11th, 2014

Yes, You Can Paint Light Fixtures!

As a lover of interesting light fixtures, I’m a big believer that the right fixture can really change the feel of a room. I have purchased unique… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Inspiration, Painting Tips

March 19th, 2014

How to Paint Patio Furniture

How to paint patio furniture is one question many homeowners ask every Spring. Painting outdoor furniture is one of the most popular DIY projects when… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Painting Tips