The Colortopia® Blog

September 22nd, 2016

Mystery Solved: Find out what these painting tools are for

If you’ve ever found yourself standing in the paint-tool aisle at your local paint store and wondered what the heck are some of these painting tools… Read more »

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

September 9th, 2016

These Tips Make Painting Ceilings and Walls Easy

Painting is so much easier if you know a few tricks. No matter what colors you choose for painting ceilings and walls, the biggest time saver—and mark… Read more »

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

September 1st, 2016

Before & After: Defeat Dark Colors with Glidden Complete

Do you have dark walls, dated woodwork or cabinets you’d like to freshen up? Well, a fresh coat of paint might be all you need. If you’re concerned that… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Examples, How to Paint, Kitchens, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

July 28th, 2016

Pro Tip: Painting Over Wallpaper

Not long ago, I gave my bathroom and powder room a style update. Both rooms had the same peach and scallop-shell wallpaper and I found out the hard way… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

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

July 6th, 2016

Get Started With This Printable Painting Checklist

Are you ready for a color change? Are you thinking of doing a DIY paint job yourself, but don’t know where to start? If so, I can help… Read more »

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

June 29th, 2016

Painted Bookcases: Function + Fashion

Most homes have built-in or freestanding bookcases and usually they’re wood or white. But with a little color, painted bookcases can go beyond… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Painting Tips

June 10th, 2016

Stylize Your Stairs With Paint

If you haven’t heard it before, paint is the most affordable way to transform a space. With a little paint and a little patience, you can add character… Read more »

Categories: Before & Afters, Dens, Getting Started, How to Paint, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

May 26th, 2016

Tips on Choosing the Right Paint Brush

Just when you thought you had your paint project figured out, you head to the home improvement store to buy your supplies and are faced with a decision… Read more »

Categories: Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

May 12th, 2016

Make a Statement With Your Ceiling

If you are picking paint color for a room, it might feel like an impossible task to be both neutral and bold at the same time. The eternal struggle to… Read more »

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