The Colortopia Blog

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

February 12th, 2015

Easy Fixes for Ceiling Design Dilemmas

Do you have a ceiling design dilemma such as too short or too tall ceilings, lack of crown molding or just plain unattractive ceilings in your home?… Read more »

Categories: Examples, Painting Tips, Planning Your Project

February 10th, 2015

Need Baby Boy Nursery Ideas? Get Inspired by Zebras!

I’m planning a nursery for my son right now, so I have plenty of baby boy nursery ideas swirling around in my head lately. One fun one that I didn’t go… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Nurseries, Planning Your Project

January 26th, 2015

Home Office Inspiration

As a lifestyle blogger at Inspired by Charm, I am so thankful to have the opportunity to work out of my home. Many other people are able to work at home… Read more »

Categories: Color, Offices, Planning Your Project

January 13th, 2015

Small Areas That Maximize Space & Personality

Are you hoping to maximize space in your home? Even in a small house, there are usually little nooks and crannies that could be improved upon to bring… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

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

October 23rd, 2014

Toddler Bedroom Ideas for the Whole Family

As a mother of five kids under 7, I have a wealth of toddler bedroom ideas to share. Designing with kids in mind always takes me back to the basics of… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Nurseries, Planning Your Project

October 8th, 2014

6 Unexpected & Inviting Front Door Colors

Want to give your exterior an instant makeover with minimal effort? A fresh color on your front door can update the personality of your whole home. The… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Planning Your Project

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