Metallics and Stripes: Painting Techniques

Warm metallic ceiling Recently, a client decided to use metallic colored paint and bold stripes in the bedrooms of their home. Over the years, we have found that many clients enjoy using bold patterns and unique colors. This approach to home design is a brilliant and singular way for clients to express their personalities. After a [...]

By | July 9th, 2017|Painting Projects|Comments Off on Metallics and Stripes: Painting Techniques

Faux Suede Technique

Have you ever wanted to try the faux suede technique for your walls? Many people use faux painting technique to express their personality or to enhance a theme of their home, life or the particular room in their home. This decorative technique has been used and treasured since antiquity. One of the most famous faux [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Painting Projects|Comments Off on Faux Suede Technique

Wet Work First-Jamaica Plain Project Reveal

It's Reveal Day! We have been working on a home in Jamaica Plain. Often when we take on a project, we focus on one room at a time applying the "wet materials" such as joint compound and other products that require drying time before we apply the paint. However on this project, we were able [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Painting Projects|Comments Off on Wet Work First-Jamaica Plain Project Reveal

Subtle Contrast

Recently the Larkin Painting Company transformed the look of a spectacular hallway in a Beacon Hill home.  Beautifully textured wall coverings adorned the hallway walls.  We wanted to make sure that the coverings were showcased.  We helped our client choose a neutral color palette that complimented this unique design element perfectly.  Quite often we use [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|House Painting, Painting Projects|Comments Off on Subtle Contrast

Surpass Expectations

It is our goal to surpass expectations.  Recently, we helped a Sudbury client save a unique and cherished piece of furniture.  She was not aware that we could help her as we were initially charged with repainting some areas and repairing water damaged surfaces.  As we were walking through her home noting the color changes [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, House Painting, Painting Projects|Comments Off on Surpass Expectations

Take Time with Home Improvement

The home improvement show, This Old House, is a good example of what it can mean to take time with your home improvement or remodel.  Home upgrades, improvements, and remodels don't happen overnight even though many people wish for a quick fix.  Sometimes projects are delayed for technical reasons such as drying time.  When the [...]

By | March 20th, 2016|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, House Painting, Painting Projects|Comments Off on Take Time with Home Improvement

A Nest for a Son

The Larkin Painting Company has completed another project.  Our client is ecstatic and so are we!  We used neutral colors in this upstairs nest.  It's  comfortable and relaxing.  Our clients' son can rest, play, and study in his renewed space.  We are always very happy when our clients send us thank you notes and pictures.  [...]

By | December 19th, 2013|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, Painting Projects|Comments Off on A Nest for a Son

Happy Summer!

It's unbelievable!  With the start of summer, 2013 is already halfway over.  It's a well-worn saying, but it's true: time does indeed fly.  With that thought in mind, I have two pieces of advice for you.  First, enjoy your summer.  Squeeze whatever vacation, beach, cookout, hiking and relaxing time you can out of the next [...]

By | June 27th, 2013|Greater Boston and Metrowest Painting Contractor, Painting Projects|Comments Off on Happy Summer!