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Pro Painters: Save Time, Order Online, From John Boyle Decorating

November 13, 2019 2 min read

We think it’s time that Connecticut’s hardworking paint contractors got a break.

Whether you’re working on commercial, industrial, multi-residential or institutional properties, John Boyle Decorating Centers’ new online ordering system is a true time saver. And time, as they say, is money. 

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How to Tell your Designer What You Want (What you Really, Really Want!)

How to Tell your Designer What You Want (What you Really, Really Want!)

November 04, 2019 3 min read

Imagine sitting in your hairstylist’s chair. After asking for a trim, you notice that their snip-happy scissors have lopped off too much. Do you speak up and ask that they fix the mistake, or leave the salon a dissatisfied customer? These tips will help you communicate your vision and ensure the success of your project.

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Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2020 First Light 2102-70

Find yourself feeling “meh” about the 2020 Color of the Year? Cohabitating with the 2020 Color Trends Collection.

October 17, 2019 2 min read

Let’s address the pink elephant in the room: that the Color of the Year, First Light 2102-70 is, well, pink. Understandably, the choice is not sitting comfortably with everyone, especially homeowners resistant to putting a soft, rosy hue on the walls. As the much buzzed-about 2020 Color Trends palette from Benjamin Moore shows, there are more inspiring neutrals to explore!
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Benjamin Moore Color Trends 2020 First Light 2102-70

Love At First Light, 2020 Color Of The Year

October 11, 2019 2 min read

Everyone, and we mean everyone, looks next-level happy and healthy with a rosy glow. Slowly sip on that fact as we bask in Benjamin Moore’s choice for Color of the Year 2020: First Light – a fresh and luminous blush-pink stunner that is both flirty and flattering

 

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Norell Berlin

Norell Berlin

October 03, 2019 2 min read

Already a decade into the best career decision she ever made, Norell still finds the idea of a blank space filled with nothing but endless possibilities positively exhilarating.
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Why Winter Can Be the Best Time to Paint Your Home

Why Winter Can Be the Best Time to Paint Your Home

September 12, 2019 3 min read

 Winter is approaching and with friends and family coming over for the holidays it’s never too late to consider redecorating and painting. But can you paint your home in the cold winter months? While winter may not be the best time to paint the exterior of your home or business, it’s actually a good time to start painting the interior. Here are a few reasons to consider.
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Robin Weir Robinson

Robin Weir Robinson

August 06, 2019 2 min read

“Learning about my customers’ lifestyle, family, likes and dislikes helps me to create their finished space. Gathering customer input is the most important part of my job in helping to create and complete a project that is a true reflection of them.”

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Designer Profile: Lisa Hubina

Designer Profile: Lisa Hubina

July 16, 2019 2 min read

A coat of paint helps repurpose old treasures, but it can also give purpose to new designers. Just ask Lisa Hubina, whose love of paint recently inspired her to start a colorful career as a design consultant with John Boyle Decorating Centers.
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Designer Profile: Nancy Leonard

Designer Profile: Nancy Leonard

June 13, 2019 2 min read

Before joining our team, Nancy was a decorative painter with a renowned custom paint design shop specializing in furniture and other home accessories. “I wouldn’t say I chose this line of work, it feels more like a natural progression,” Nancy says. “I have always had a drive to be creative and one thing just seemed to flow into another.”
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Designer Profile: Brandon Snyder

Designer Profile: Brandon Snyder

May 16, 2019 2 min read

As the saying goes, kitchens and bathrooms sell homes – so it’s no coincidence that those two rooms happen to be designer Brandon Snyder’s favorite spaces to decorate. After all, it was through his own real estate dealings that Brandon got hooked on interior design. Since joining the design team at John Boyle Decorating Centers, Brandon has been able to lend that same expertise to helping customers create the homes of their dreams.
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Design Profile: Laurie Nilsen

Design Profile: Laurie Nilsen

April 29, 2019 2 min read

“After being a stay-at-home mom, I decided to make a career out of what I loved most about being a homemaker: creating a beautiful living space, gardening and entertaining,” she says. With little more than entrepreneurial spirit and a used sewing machine on her dining room table, Laurie started her own business specializing in custom window treatments and soft furnishings.
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Swipe Right on a Painting Contractor That’s Your Perfect Match

Swipe Right on a Painting Contractor That’s Your Perfect Match

October 27, 2018 3 min read

Finding a contractor to call your own isn’t always easy. You may be tempted to slip your digits to any eligible painting company.  We suggest following these tips for getting better acquainted before you’re ready to be exclusive.

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