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SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

SCHOOL’S OUT, BUT PAINTING THE KIDS’ ROOMS IS DEFINITELY IN

April 27, 2020 3 min read

We know you’ve got your hands full, juggling the demands of working from home while helping your kiddos get the hang of e-learning models. But here’s a fun project the whole family can get behind: painting the kids’ rooms. Consider it part of the real-world curriculum. And because it involves their own rooms, the kids will be genuinely invested in the outcome.
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Our Furry Friends by Laurie Nilsen

Our Furry Friends by Laurie Nilsen

April 14, 2020 2 min read

For our next Blog, we thought that we would just have some fun!  We thought we would focus on our beloved pets! Our “Fur Babies” offer us so much, comfort, companionship, laughter and unconditional love!  
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HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

HERE'S HOW YOU CAN SHOP FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

April 08, 2020 2 min read

While our stores are closed to the public, it’s not only possible but easy to shop for paint from the comfort of your home and without setting foot in our store.
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A message to John Boyle Decorating Centers' contractor customers in Connecticut, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Message to our Contractors: COVID-19 Relief Guide

April 08, 2020 1 min read

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Outdoor Spaces by Laurie Nilsen

Outdoor Spaces by Laurie Nilsen

March 28, 2020 2 min read

Whether you are decorating a patio, deck, porch or a balcony in a small apartment, what is the secret trick to making your outdoor space more enjoyable? It’s really nothing complicated or expensive! 

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John Boyle On-Line!  How does it work? by Laurie Nilsen

John Boyle On-Line! How does it work? by Laurie Nilsen

March 27, 2020 2 min read

John Boyle Decorating is offering a step by step how to order online! By our very own, Laurie Nilsen.
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We are in this together - Laurie Nilsen

We are in this together - Laurie Nilsen

March 25, 2020 1 min read

We are all working or studying from home, trying to keep busy and worrying about our family and friends.  John Boyle Decorating Centers has some additional services including blogs for home improvement, design inspiration and just plain fun distractions! 

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Design Profile: Laurie Nilsen

Design Profile: Laurie Nilsen

January 15, 2020 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

January 15, 2020 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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Finishing Powder: Go Bold in Your Home’s Smallest Room

Finishing Powder: Go Bold in Your Home’s Smallest Room

December 30, 2019 2 min read

As it turns out, the powder room was where one went to refresh their powdered wig and nose or to make a quick retreat from boorish conversation (yawn!). Typically, the powder room was a water closet near the formal entertaining room, making it convenient for guests needing a moment to themselves.

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John Boyle Decorating Centers Connecticut Blogs

Namaste in Bed: Soothing Shades for Your Sanctuary

December 13, 2019 2 min read

When it comes to serenity in your sleeping quarters, we’ll lay it down: the bedroom is meant to be a dreamy oasis; a calming and comfortable retreat; a relaxation station designed especially for you to unplug and power down. 

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A contractor ordering AquaLock Primer on their phone, using the John Boyle Decorating mobile website, with overlay text saying

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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