In the busy streets of Manila where fertile soil is a rarity, it can be hard to fathom to plant a thousand trees. While that may seem hard to imagine, Converse is showing that it is possible to still create a space where people can breathe fresh air by launching Converse City Forests in Manila. This street art campaign aims to bring artists together to create air-cleaning murals around the world. So, how did they create a forest in the middle of a street? The sneaker brand partnered with local artists…

Sealers and primers are essentially the same. They’re both preparatory coatings that seal the surface, provide better paint adhesion, and prepare it for the succeeding topcoat. The only difference is that most Boysen sealers are clear coats while Boysen primers are pigmented. Deciding which product to choose between a sealer and a primer depends on the aesthetic that you want to achieve, the type of surface you’re painting on, and the paint products that you’re using. For example, if you want to highlight the natural beauty of wood, use a sealer…

2020 has been a lot to process. There’s really no way to soften the blow of the past few months. We don’t always have to see the good in every situation, we just have to be there for each other. If you’re feeling lost and overwhelmed, we hope to give you clarity on what inspires you and help you create a space where you can be free to live your passion. We’ll let the colors do the talking. Read on. ORIGINS: Honor Your Roots The colors of ORIGINS inspire people…

Tired of dull and dirty kitchens? Get a durable and easy-to-clean paint with an attractive finish. Duco finish it with Boysen Automotive Lacquer! This product is a lacquer-type paint that is used to achieve a high gloss and long-wearing finish. This tough but pretty sheen can withstand all the cooking and scrubbing—a smart choice for your kitchen! Learn more about this paint finish by taking this quiz! Here’s a refresher: How to Achieve the Duco Paint Finish If you love testing your paint knowledge, check out this quiz about Boysen Plexibond. Subscribe…

It’s been a while since you held your brush up, ready to paint away. How have you been, DIYer? Hardware stores are finally reopening in line with the easing of the quarantine guidelines and you can finally push through with your painting projects. If one of the many things you planned on doing before the virus caught you off guard is painting your wooden floors anew, take a look at this product that can help you achieve it: Hudson Timbercoat is a one-component, water-based, non-yellowing urethane coating ideal for finishes on…

With masks on every time we step outside, our home is quite literally the only place that gives us a breathing space. It’s the only place where we feel truly safe to breathe. We’ve come to realize how important it is to invest in a home that can bring us lightness and healing. If you are looking for ways to make your home more comforting, try adding fragrance to your home. You can use scented candles, essential oil diffusers, or even dried flowers! Come and see scents as colors here! We’re…

I first heard the word Teflon while watching a certain television shopping network at home. The hosts were describing the non-stick coating ability of a pan. I was beyond amazed. Eggs just slid around the pan and spaghetti sauce can easily be removed with water. In my mind, I think, “that is a breakthrough product for us, assigned dishwashers.” I was eleven, don’t judge. Learning that the same surface protector technology can be used on walls to easily wipe off stains and food splatters, now that I’m an adult, I was more…