The Colortopia® Blog

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

May 19th, 2016

4 Easy Steps to Plan a Project

Often, the hardest part of figuring out how to plan a project is knowing where to start. Even with all the years of projects under my belt, I… Read more »

Categories: Getting Started, Inspiration, 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

May 3rd, 2016

How to Set the Right Ambiance With Mood Colors

When selecting colors for a home, people often start out their search by considering what paint color they want. But as a professional decorator, I… Read more »

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

March 23rd, 2016

Video: Home Office Room Recipe

  Your home office should motivate you to get things done. Watch this room recipe to see how the Apartment Therapy team put this inspiring room together.     Lemon… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Planning Your Project, Videos

March 8th, 2016

Video: Dining Room Recipe

  A well-designed dining room can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Use this room recipe from Apartment Therapy as a template for creating a dining room… Read more »

Categories: Inspiration, Planning Your Project, Videos