An Eye for Detail

At Larkin Painting, we have an eye for detail.  Customers ask us to help bring their vision for their home into reality. To do that, we have to see the details.  We use the eye of a camera as one tool for evaluating what services our customers need for their homes.  However, our best seeing [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Painting Projects|Tags: , , |Comments Off on An Eye for Detail


As craftspeople, we have many skills, and invention is one of our most important.  We repair, prepare and paint many different types of surfaces.  Often, we find ourselves faced with a challenging project.  Other times we start a project that presents as straightforward at first, but then challenges develop as we work. Over the past [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Categories: Residential Interior Painting|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Invention

The Edited Palette of Farrow & Ball

Have you explored colors using an edited palette?  A few weeks ago, I attended a beautiful paint and wallcovering event hosted by Farrow & Ball, craftsmen in paint and paper.  We use their luxurious products and wanted to learn about their new offerings.  Farrow & Ball, an English company, have some higher price points than [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Categories: Wall Covering Removal & Installation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Edited Palette of Farrow & Ball

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|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on White-A Versatile Color

A Room is Not Just a Room

Your home is made up of many rooms-kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room, but a room is not just a room.  The poet, Richard Blanco, in his book: Looking for the Gulf Motel, wrote a poem entitled El Florida Room.  This poem perfectly describes the approach, attitude, and awareness that we bring to painting our customers' [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Categories: Residential Interior Painting|Tags: , , |Comments Off on A Room is Not Just a Room

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 [...]

By | January 4th, 2016|Categories: Color Consultation|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Art of Collaboration

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

Good Morning

Eight o’clock on any given morning, typically finds the Larkin Painting team in someone’s home.  It is early in the day yet, a time of new beginnings and new adventures out in the world.  It is a precious moment.  The first thing we like to say to each customer as we meet them in this [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Categories: Care of Soul|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Good Morning

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

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 [...]

By | April 10th, 2015|Categories: Commercial Interior Painting|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Time to Try Something New-Neiman Marcus Project