Lacquer paint products are the go-to when you want a glossy and durable finish on wooden surfaces like kitchen cabinets, doors, wooden furniture, and wooden panels. With that, you’re most likely choosing Boysen Clear Gloss Lacquer (if you want a glossy clear finish) or Boysen Automotive Lacquer (if you want a glossy colored finish). But, when painting on wooden surfaces, the possibility of problems arising from exposure to moisture can’t be overlooked. Get extra protection and make the effort you put into your paint project worth more with the addition of…

Are you one of those who want to create something with your own hands but have never tried it, or worse, seem to be all thumbs? Or are you super ambitious when looking for art projects and end up overthinking so nothing gets done? Well, if you’re any of those, you’ve come to the right place. This is a very easy artwork to attempt. Watch. Pick Your Color Palette Before you start your artwork, choose your colors first. For the artwork in the video, we’ve chosen a turquoise blue and lemon…

Have you heard of Boysen Bug Off? It’s an innovative anti-insect paint and here’s how it can be useful to pet owners too. Boysen Bug off for Pet Owners Unfortunately, spots at home where pets hang around can also be areas that are enticing to insects. Our beloved animal companions and their food and waste can attract all manner of bugs, particularly nasty pests. In situations like this, getting rid of the bugs can be trickier. Traditional pest control methods like spraying insecticide and poisoned bait can pose harm to furry…

Feeling the burnout at work? Can’t seem to get through your unending daily to-do list? Always remember that it’s important to schedule some much needed “me time.” It gives our mind, body, and soul the chance to recharge and bounce back with more vigor than ever. Don’t forget to clear out clutter in the home. Take the time to sweep and wipe down surfaces. A tidy space results in a tidy mind. Balance is key. Take it one step further by creating stability in your home and life with nourishing color…

Dear Lettie, I have a paint color swatch from a different brand but would like it as Boysen paint. Does Boysen do color matching? Thanks! From, Color Finder Hi, Color Finder. I’m glad to hear Boysen is your choice of paint! We have over a thousand colors to choose from so your options are far from limited. Sadly, however, we do not do close color matching. I can recommend something else instead—look through the Boysen color collection! See which is the most similar to the swatch you have or maybe you’ll…

Have you noticed how beautifying something seems to usually start with cleaning, curating, organizing? So if you want to organize your coffee corner, you’d get exactly that and more. After installing those floating shelves for all the coffee abubot, let’s move on to prettifying it even further by organizing it. Here are the things to do when you want to organize a coffee corner. These tips can also be used for other areas around the home. 1  Pick a color palette Choose a color palette that appeals to you. There are…

Missed the launch of our new exhibition booth Boysen Color Library last Worldbex 2022? No need to worry, we’ll be featuring the same exhibit during Philconstruct Manila 2022! So, if you’re looking into doing some home renovations or finding the perfect color palette for your living space, head on over to SMX to experience color like never before at the Boysen Color Library booth! Invitation to Philconstruct Manila 2022 Like most construction expos, Philconstruct Manila was on a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Now, with easing restrictions, Philconstruct Manila is…

Those famous blue stairs in Chefchaouen, Morocco? Practically everyone who has Instagram has come across a post of it already—with a fashionably dressed and perfectly posed influencer in the photo as well, of course. Set your sights on somewhere new. Add these colorful sites in Asia (and relatively near the Philippines!) to your travel bucket list. 1. Rainbow Village, Taiwan https://www.instagram.com/p/CFRNHsKpZ_9/ There’s a beautiful story behind the Rainbow Village in Taiching, Taiwan. It all started in 2007 when then-84-year-old Huang Yong-fu learned that his village was to be demolished and sold…

A lot of things happen when the clock strikes twelve. Are you still up working on a project? Or is there someone running through your mind, keeping you up at night? Whether it be heartbreaks or sweet nothings, we’re here to keep the vibe going with some midnight-inspired moodboards. Crowd Pleaser Our minds are filled with an influx of expectations we can never reach and ideals we can never realize. Lying down in bed staring at the ceiling is not the best way to end (or start) the day. Let this…

What’s with all the cores that are popping up with great regularity? Core seems to be the suffix of choice started out by Millennials and grabbed by Gen Zs to label a certain trend they see, mostly in fashion. So like mushrooms popping up, something-cores just start to exist in social media and spread like wildfire. Core is said to have come from the French word coeur, meaning heart, to explain the central idea of what a style stands for. Normcore We started this blog in 2017 so we were late…

Stand out from the endless sea of white bathrooms. Impress your guests (and yourself!) with what a little bit of paint can do in a bathroom whether it be small or spacious. We’ve got ideas on hues you should consider as well as a few designs for those more artistically inclined. 1. Yellow https://www.instagram.com/p/CbR8fT0F0pa/ Small bathrooms don’t need to look dark and neglected. Turn to the transformative power of color—and a container of paint—and watch as the space turns fun and vibrant. This one keeps things simple and neat with white…

Listen up, coffee addicts! Level up your coffee corner with easy DIY floating shelves to show off your must-have coffee gadgets and accessories. Here’a a video tutorial for you. Pinoys and Their Coffee You’d think that with the proliferation of coffee chains in the country, most Pinoys would go for the brewed variety. But no, majority of the Filipinos still prefer their instant coffee.  It all started with the first drop of Blend 45, the first locally produced instant coffee in the Philippines. For those who want a sugar rush, there’s…

Whether you’re a painting newbie or have accomplished quite a few projects already, we all need help from time to time. After all, painting can get quite technical and it can be difficult trying to figure out which paint products fit your project. Boysen has made this process easier with several ways to get expert recommendations. 1. Get Suggestions with the Boysen App There are a lot of useful features to explore on the Boysen app. One of the handiest is the Choose Your Paint tool. Its purpose is exactly as…

Have you ever come across the term “manifesting?” If you’ve been an active lurker on TikTok, you’ve probably come across this buzz word already. The act of manifestation is basically attracting the things you think about. Manifesting comes in many forms. You can write your wishes down on a journal, say positive affirmations at the start of your day, or make a visual peg board of your dreams are just some ways to “manifest.” With that, we’ll be starting our Manifesting Series here with peace. We’re right in the middle of the…

Because life can get stressful, grown-ups like to treat themselves to a drink or two every so often. If you feel like you’re due a tall glass, try out this quiz to help you decide what to get. You know, just to mix things up a bit from your usual! You’ll get a color palette at the end together with your results too, just in case you want a side of inspiration to go with your order. Now you’re all set for the weekend! Have a good time and don’t…

A home is a sanctuary, a place of rest, rejuvenation, and healing. It is the nest that coddles us, and the springboard from where we fly when it’s time to go out into the world, something which most of us do daily. When we experienced the series of lockdowns in 2020 and 2021, I think many of us realized how deeply important home is. We have our own aesthetics that we try our best to manifest in our personal spaces. It does not matter if it’s a mansion, a bedsit, or…

No, this isn’t paint for cars. Boysen Automotive Lacquer is sought-after for its distinctively glossy appearance that emulates the finish of cars—hence the name “automotive.” If you want that high-gloss Duco finish for your kitchen cabinets, for example, this is the paint to go for. If you’re only hearing about Boysen Automotive Lacquer now, you can learn more about it here. If you’re already familiar with this paint product, there may still be some things you didn’t know about it. The Boysen Technical Department has these tips and advice to share.…

Hi, Lettie. Please help me choose between two elastomeric paint products. There’s Boysen Elasti-kote and there’s also Titan Superflex. When should I pick one over the other? What is the difference between them? Also, should I apply Plexibond before using the mentioned paint products? Thank you! From, Elastomeric Paint Fan Hi, Elastomeric Paint Fan. I’ll be happy to help! A. Boysen Elasti-kote vs. Titan Superflex To answer your first question, choosing one over the other can largely depend on the structure you’re working with. Is it a two-storey house or a…

We like to cover most, if not all, of our bases here in Boysen. Aside from the usual architectural paint, we also have a line of surface preparation products, Konstrukt Construction Chemicals. That should sound familiar to you if you’ve been reading through the blog. Our modern cement finishes, Konstrukt Lunar Series, is made from products from this brand. Now, Konstrukt has a lot of sub-brands under it. For this article, we’ll be telling you all there is to know about Konstrukt Tileworks. What is Konstrukt Tileworks? There are places in…