The Colortopia® Blog

August 27th, 2015

6 Steps for Painting Over Mildew

This is a photo of the back door of my house. Look closely….do you see it? I know I need to paint the trim, but that is not what I want you to see…. Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Painting Tips

August 18th, 2015

How to Paint Small Spaces

If you have a small entryway, bathroom, powder room, or other small area to makeover, you may be wondering how to paint small spaces. The basics are the… Read more »

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

August 6th, 2015

How to Deal with Leftover Paint

You just finished painting the final wall in your painting project. You step back to take a look proud of your accomplishments. As you start the process… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips

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

June 16th, 2015

How to Paint Baseboards in Carpeted Rooms

Having to paint baseboards in your home is not a hard task when your flooring is wood, tile or vinyl, but when there is wall-to-wall carpeting right up… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Painting Tips

June 4th, 2015

How to DIY an Outdoor Magnetic Chalkboard

The Outdoor Magnetic Chalkboard I created earlier this year has been such a hit, it easily qualifies for the best thing I made this year! Not only does… Read more »

Categories: How to Paint, Inspiration, Painting Tips

May 8th, 2015

Do This Test Before You Paint Over Oil Paint

If you bought a piece of painted furniture at an antique store or live in an older home, it is likely that your find or some of the woodwork, molding,… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Painting Tips

May 6th, 2015

How to Brighten Your Bathroom with Grey

Is your bathroom loaded with white tile and fixtures but you’re struggling with a paint choice? Looking for a way to brighten your bathroom without a… Read more »

Categories: Bathrooms, Before & Afters, Painting Tips

April 6th, 2015

Painting a Playful Pink Dresser

  Nicole wanted to do something special with this old dresser. It had good bones, but the original wood finish was in rough shape. When the time came to decorate… Read more »

Categories: Color, Nurseries, Painting Tips

February 26th, 2015

Flat, Gloss or Satin Paint: How Do You Choose?

Confused about how to choose the right paint finish for your project? Flat, eggshell, and satin paint are best for walls, whereas semi-gloss and gloss… Read more »

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