The Colortopia® Blog

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 21st, 2016

Your Guide to a Stylish Patio

The dog days of summer are upon us, which means everyone tends to move outdoors for some cool breezes. Whether you have a tiny patio or an expansive… Read more »

Categories: Color, Getting Started, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

July 15th, 2016

Get Inspired by These Pretty Front Door Colors

Pretty front door colors and tidy landscapes make homes feel so much more inviting. And a careful selection of colors for the exterior of your home can… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, 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 16th, 2016

How to Choose an Exterior Paint Color for Your Home

When painting a home, we often think of neutral as the perfect exterior paint color because neutral is safe. Neutral exterior paint colors are good… Read more »

Categories: Color, Examples, Inspiration, Planning Your Project

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

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

June 1st, 2016

How I Painted a Minecraft-Themed Wall Mural

Making a wall mural makes me happy, but there also are two semi-practical reasons for this project: 1) My 7-year-old Jack is obsessed with Minecraft. 2)… Read more »

Categories: Bedrooms, Inspiration, 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