Who wouldn’t want a cozy spot to slowly sip coffee on weekend mornings? Just because your dining space is limited doesn’t mean you can’t make it look stunning. A bit of paint can go a long way, especially in small areas. Consider the beautiful paint colors from Boysen included in this list! If you want any of these for your home, you can then head to a Boysen Mix and Match station to have a paint batch mixed. (Find a list of locations here). Just make sure to ask to see…

Passive design, for those not in the know, sounds blah. But passive design is good, especially for the environment. Climate change is a global issue that affects all of us. International organizations, world leaders, renowned scientists and other experts have been wrestling with this problem for years. There is no silver bullet to solve it. But we, as private citizens, can do what we can when we can. So if you are planning on building a home, think of your carbon footprint and what you can do to reduce it for…

In a world filled with #TeamPuti and Scandinavian interiors, dare to be bold and colorful. Fill your home with the energizing hues of the Move palette from the Boysen Color Trend 2022/23 collection. What should you expect? Describing the Move palette, the Boysen Color Trend website reads, “The combination of warm and cool hues gives the visual motion to create a playful, lighthearted vibe.” Unleash your free-spirited personality and get a little more adventurous with your choice of paint colors. Life is short! Why be afraid of a little fun, right?…

Stumped on what color to choose for your living space? Look to your closet for some inspiration. We usually gravitate to a particular hue or palette when we purchase clothing or shoes. For me, my cabinet is made up of mostly whites and blacks. I like it to keep it simple and easy to mix and match! So, pop those closet doors open for some much-needed color inspiration. Take a quick inventory of what hues you tend to get the most, and let’s work from there. To get things started, here…

Revamping your floors anytime soon? There might be a chance that you’ll be reaching for a 2-component paint product at the home depot. We take you through the important things you need to know about them. Welcome to your quick guide to Boysen 2-component paints! What are 2-Component Paints To put it simply, 2-component paints are paint products that come in two parts. When you buy these at the store, instead of just one can, you take home two—a bigger one and a smaller one. These two parts are mixed together…

Internet is full of color palettes, color swatches, or color combinations, if you know where to look. That’s one of the advantages of this age—search engines are our friends. So are social media channels like Pinterest, Instagram, or YouTube. Our own Boysen Facebook page is full of color swatches. We sometimes like to get more creative than just making a color swatch and sticking the paint name and code on it. We’ve chosen 8 of them for you to consider. The paint swatches are from the colors carried in our very…

Summer has come and gone. The rainy season has arrived in the Philippines once again. By now, we’re hoping you’ve already done the necessary prep work to keep you safe and dry in your home. Now it’s time to have a bit of fun. We’ve prepared a few rainy day color palettes! See which one you get by taking this quiz. Liked this quiz? We have others and more over at the Fun & Games section of MyBoysen.com!

Do you belong to Team Neutrals or Team Colors? You don’t have to be super self-aware to know the answer. Just look at your wardrobe, the things you consider precious, your home, your car, the places you would like to visit, etc. Now that #teamputi, #teamkahoy, #teamindustrial have been making themselves heard over the last years, maybe it’s time to ask ourselves if we belong to any of those or should we coin more hashtags—#teamneutrals and #teamcolors? Light and Dark Neutrals Neutrals, whether light or dark, are friendly, easy on the…

In the last Painting It Easy article, we provided an overview of the essential painting tools every DIY-er needs in their repainting and renovation arsenal. This time, let’s dive deeper into the wide and wonderful world of paint brushes. Yes! There’s more than just one type of paint brush out there in the market! The Importance of Using the Correct Painting Brush It’s imperative to know what type of paint brush to use depending on the type of surface you’ll be painting and the look that you’re going for. But, aside…

Sometimes all you want for your walls is for it to be a color to match your #aesthetic goals. Neutral paint colors are the perfect backdrops for showing off your carefully chosen furniture and décor. They’re simple but elegant and understated but chic. Take your pick from these Boysen paint colors. Note: If you take a liking to any of the wall colors in the rooms below, they’re available as Boysen paints. Head to your nearest Boysen Mix and Match station to have a batch mixed. Just make sure to ask…

Agree or disagree: Picking paint colors is one of the most enjoyable parts of embarking on a painting project. The pressure to pick the perfect hue aside, seeing all the colors and finding “the one” feels like a treat. To help you find your “the one,” here are 5 ways you can browse Boysen’s ever-growing collection of paint colors: 1. Boysen Fan Decks Hundreds of paint colors at your fingertips—that’s what a fan deck is! For those new to painting, fan decks are collated paint swatches. They are a reference tool…

How do you use the golden ratio in interior design? An example would be using the rule of three, which I talked about recently and how this can be used in the home. But more than just creating interesting and eye-catching decor, the rule of three brings a harmony to the design which can be explained by the Fibonacci sequence. What is derived from the Fibonacci sequence are predictable patterns, otherwise known as the golden ratio, golden section, golden mean, divine proportion, or the Fibonacci spiral. According to Britannica, “in mathematics,…

We’ve all seen photos of rooms bathed in just one color. These days, it’s interiors in a lot of neutral and nude colors like off-white, beige, and creams. Creating a monochromatic room may seem like a monumental endeavor, but it’s actually pretty simple when you’ve got a plan on how to tackle the task. Here are some tips: 1. The Key is Variations of One Color “In the world of interior decorating, monochromatic does not mean one color in one value used throughout a room,” says The Spruce writer Diana Hathaway…

Working out is the last thing on your mind when you have a bajillion other things on your to do list. But, exercising has a ton of benefits. Not just for your body, but also for your mind. Make it a point to move your body for at least 30 minutes each day. It doesn’t have to be anything intense. Do what works best for your body (and budget). Here are some activities to get your body moving with the MOVE color palette of Color Trend 2022. Lemon Pop A lot…

These are the six paint colors of the MOVE paint color palette of Boysen Color Trend 2022/23. Move and get your blood flowing with these colors in your home. The four warm, intense colors are balanced by two light neutral ones. These colors could best work for spaces in your home that are used for social activities, like the living room, dining room, kitchen, family room, or terrace. If you have a home gym, the red, yellow, blue, and purple color would fit right in to get you in the mood…

Philippine rains can be torrential which makes preparing for the rainy season a must for every household. For new homes, this can include choosing construction and paint products specifically for keeping water and moisture out. For older homes, this means checking for holes and cracks in exterior walls and the roof, then carrying out the necessary repair work if any. To keep you warm and dry indoors when it’s wet outside, here are Boysen products that can help: 1. Boysen Acrytex The iconic Boysen Acrytex turtle confidently sang, “Who’s afraid…

Embarking on a renovation or repainting project is no small feat. It’s not something that you decide to do on a whim. Well, you still can, technically. But, it’s going to be such a huge hassle if you don’t plan ahead. You’re going to be more prone to making messes and mistakes! We don’t want that now, do we? It’s always a good idea to get into a painting project with a fully-prepped arsenal to avoid any hiccups along the way. Are you ready? Whip out your handy-dandy notebook and a…

Three—that seems to be the magic number in designing interior spaces. The rule of three does not apply only to interior design but also in math, writing, photography, computer programming, aviation, etc for different reasons. In interior design, there’s a side note though: other odd numbers could also work, it’s just that three seems to be the favorite. The rule of three is a guide to create an impactful display that is meant to be a point of interest in a space. Even-numbered groupings just are not eye-catching enough, it seems.…

Ceilings are quite often overlooked during a repainting or renovating project. Usually, they are just coated with a plain white paint in flat finish. First, this makes the room feel larger. Second, the flat finish of the paint reduces any glare from overhead lights. Practical? Yes. Boring? Sometimes. But, you don’t have to be limited by what’s “common” or “the usual,” it’s your house after all. So, if you’re thinking of shaking things up a bit during your next home renovation project, here are some fun ceiling color palette ideas for you…