Author Archive for Angela


They say that we become two kinds of people as we age.  We can become grumpy and resentful, or filled with gratitude.  It’s not just about aging.  Life gives us all sorts opportunities to be resentful of everything, whereas gratitude seems to be a practice that we have to work at a bit harder.    It’s […]

The Poetry of Orange

The poetry of orange.  The colors are all ablaze.  This is Fall.  We are lucky to live here in New England where this season gives us the gift of inspiring and intensely deep colors.  Yellow, red, pale greens, crisp browns-these are popular autumnal colors, but do you ever think of the poetry of orange? Orange […]

Blue-Color and Mood

At The Larkin Painting Company, we believe your environment affects your well-being, your approach and outlook on the world, your sense of self, your Soul.  Because our environments fundamentally affect who we are, we find the study of color and mood is fascinating.  Simple changes to your home’s palette can make all the difference between […]

From Burden to Blessing

I can imagine what it’s like for a customer.  The place you live in needs painting.  You are more than ready for a makeover in a particular room, or perhaps even the whole house.  You dream of new colors and a refreshed look for your home.  You dream of floating from room to room surrounded […]

Mixing it Up-Palette and People

Anybody who does professional painting as a business is in the business of mixing colors.  It takes many different kinds of colorants to achieve particular color.  Nature provides us splendorous beauty (especially during the New England autumn), but no such color as “Grandma’s Sweater” or “Alligator Alley”.  The color that you see on your walls […]

The Larkin Painting Experience

What is the Larkin Painting experience?  For sure it is a high-quality, excellent paint job, but it is more!  It is the listening, caring, and service that underpins our work-answering your questions, addressing your concerns, and fulfilling your unique vision of excellence.  The people of Larkin Painting embody the values of servant leadership.  We understand […]

Time to Try Something New-Neiman Marcus Project

At The Larkin Painting Company, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality paint services for our customers.  We encourage our clients to be creative and explore different ways to make their homes truly theirs.  You can find inspiration anywhere.  Whether there are certain colors that strike your fancy or patterns that pique your interest, the ways […]

The Bee’s Knees

You should meet Christine DaSilva.  She is an extraordinary painter specializing in murals and custom wall design.  One of her latest projects was The Bee Wall as I like to call it.  Christine painstakingly taped the entire wall surface so that she could paint the bees and diagonal lines.  Of course, as can often happen, […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

On this snowy Thanksgiving, I am so very grateful for my family, friends and you!  Thank you for being an integral part The Larkin Painting Company community.  My family and everyone at Larkin Painting join me in wishing you and yours a wonderful and safe holiday!     Be well, Bill

Happy Veteran’s Day!

Happy Veteran’s Day!  I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of the veterans who have served and sacrificed for this country.  Wars and violence take a toll on all of us, but especially veterans and their families.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you. If you have a moment, please check out the […]