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, [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on White-A Versatile Color

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|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|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|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|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|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on Blue-Color and Mood

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 [...]

By | October 29th, 2013|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on Fun with Glass or Color Consultations

Hello October!

  It's October, one of my favorite months of the year!  The days have yet to become hectic with holiday bustle and end-of-the-year busyness.  We usually haven't begun to shovel snow.  The air is fresh and clear.  The leaves have begun to put on their glorious, autumnal show.   This is the time when we [...]

By | October 2nd, 2013|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on Hello October!

Green and More Green

March is almost over.  Saint Patrick's Day has come and gone.  Spring is several days old, but I couldn't let the month go by without making what has become my annual pitch for the color green.  Kermit the Frog lamented that it wasn't easy being green.  However, when it comes to choosing a paint color [...]

By | March 23rd, 2013|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on Green and More Green

Color in Monet’s House

We have all heard of, and maybe you are even lucky enough to have visited Claude Monet's garden at Giverny.  While the gardens are indeed a splendid work of art, you don't hear as much about the interior of Monet's house.  That is a shame because the artist used color boldly and creatively in his [...]

By | June 8th, 2012|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on Color in Monet’s House

Color You Can Eat~Pantone Color Inspiration

  I am sure you have heard someone say, "That color looks good enough to eat!"  Maybe you have even said it yourself when looking at a particularly rich color of red or a sweet cotton candy pink.  Well a blogger has been playing around with Pantone colors and her food.  Pantone is [...]

By | May 18th, 2012|Color, Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor|Comments Off on Color You Can Eat~Pantone Color Inspiration