Inspire Confidence and Serenity with Navy

Dramatic navy blue has emerged as an extraordinarily popular color. Named for the dark blue uniforms of the British Royal Navy, this rich, dark blue is on trend. Navy belongs to the "cool" color families, but it can also be used as a neutral. Some hues look more black than blue. Regardless of whether your [...]

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Color Harmony: The Ping Pong Edition

  We recently helped our clients use color harmony to transform their neutral-hued basement into a colorful 'arena' and gathering place.  The family are great fans of ping pong tournaments played between father and son.  Unfortunately, the ping pong balls would get lost in play.  The cream-colored walls perfectly camouflaged the balls as they sailed [...]

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Box of Color: Color Consultation

Expert color consultation is one of the quality services we provide for our clients.  Recently, we discovered a new color consultation toolkit from Sherwin Williams.  It is an all-in-one box of color that we affectionately call "The Suitcase of Fun" because, after all, choosing colors for your home is fun.  The Suitcase of Fun includes [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Box of Color: Color Consultation

White-A Versatile Color

To celebrate snow finally making an appearance in Boston, The Larkin Painting Company is honoring the color white.  Are you thinking, "Wait a moment?  Isn't Larkin Painting, all about color?"  Yes, we are all about color, expressing your vision for your home, as well as your personality in your color choices.  It may be surprising, [...]

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The Art of Collaboration

How do you turn your vision for your home into reality?  Unfortunately, many people struggle alone.  At Larkin Painting we embrace the art of collaboration.  We recently had the privilege of collaborating on the design of two fun and unique rooms for two fun and unique little people.  The first room featured a Red Sox [...]

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Life in Color

Do you love color?  We, at Larkin Painting Company, love color because we know human beings are born to see life in color; our eyes, brains, and emotional receptivity are made for it.  From as early as two to three months old, babies are able to perceive color.  Emotion is color's companion.  Sixty-two to ninety [...]

By | December 20th, 2015|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Life in Color

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 [...]

By | November 16th, 2015|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Poetry of 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 [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue-Color and Mood

Needham Condo on boston.com

  Needham Condo Bedroom I hope everyone is set to have a glorious Columbus Day weekend! A condominium that we painted is being featured on boston.com and we are very excited!  The Needham home pops with color and wonderful brilliantly hued details; we had a blast painting it.  Click here to check it [...]

By | October 11th, 2014|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Needham Condo on boston.com

Fun with Glass or Color Consultations

Have you seen the glorious new Handcrafter Palette series made by YOLO Colorhouse?  I think my favorites are  Wool and Glass.  However, any of the colors in the Handcrafter Palette can make a home feel cozier, brighter and more inspired.   When faced with painting your home, the thousands of color choices can be overwhelming.  I [...]

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