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plusColouryourhomewithexteriorcolourschemes ContributingphotographersTonyBrownjohnTimCuRossiGannonMarkHeaslipKallanMcLeodLucentMediaJulietNicholasBeckyNunesToakiOkanoFrancesOliverChrisParkerDallasPickeringSallyTagg.CoverbyMarkHeaslip.Someproductsorservicesmaynotbeoeredinyourareaorcountry.PleasecheckwithyourlocalReseneColorShoporreselleroravailability.MostReseneproductscanbeorderedinonrequestthoughleadtimesandminimumorderquantitiesmayapply.Coloursareascloseastheprintingprocessallows.AlwaystryaResenetestpotorviewaphysicalcoloursamplebeoremakingyourfnalchoice.ThecontentsohabitatplusarecopyrightandmaynotbereproducedinanyormwithoutthewrittenpermissionoResene.OpinionsexpressedinhabitatplusarenotnecessarilythoseoReseneorthepublisherTangibleMedia.Noresponsibilityisacceptedortheauthorssuggestionsorconclusionsororanyerrorsoromissions.Copyright2014ResenePaintsLtd.ISSN1176-8010ReseneDeYorkReseneHemisphere Whenyourcanvasisliterallyasbigasahouseyouwanttoensureyougetthepaintcoloursright.Itcanbeadauntingtaskdecidingonaschemeortheexteriorespeciallygiventhecostomaterialsandlabour.Therearealsoasurprisingnumberoexterioreaturestoconsiderwhencompilingacolourschemewallswindowstherootherontdoorverandasetc.Whichiswhywevedevisedthishelpulbooklettoletyouseehowdierentstylesoexteriorsromultramoderntoclassicheritagelookinvariouscolourschemes.Wevetakenanexistinghousethenvirtuallypainteditwithalternativeschemestoshowyouthedierencethatpaintcolourscanmake.Theresagoodmixocontemporaryandtraditionalschemesaswellassomemorechallengingcombinations.WealsostepoutintothegardentoshowyouhowdierentcourtyardsandlandscapingeatureslookindierentcolourschemesusingbothpaintandexteriorstainsromtheReseneWoodsmanrange.Sobeoreyougiveupinrustrationandjustpainteverythingo-whiteturnthepageandfndtherightschemeoryourhome.HappydecoratingTheReseneandhabitatteamswelcomeReseneTrueBlueReseneDaredevilReseneAnakiwa1 Creatingaschemefortheoutsideofyourhomeisotenharderthandoingthesamejobontheinside.Forastarttheresalotocladdingacresorooandfddlybitstotripyouup.Thenyoureupagainstourstronglightqualitywhichmeanscolourscanlookverydierentthantheydoonthepaintchartswhenyouresittingindoors.OtenthestyleoyourhomewilldictatethetypesoReseneexteriorcoloursyouuseheritagetonesoravillasotgelatoshadesoranArtDecostuccocottageorbroodingblackoracontemporarymasterpiece.Thereareasurprisingnumberoexterioreaturestoconsiderwhencompilingacolourscheme.Theresobviouslythelargestcomponentthemaincladdingmaterialwhichinitselcanbesplitintovariouszones.Thentherearethewindowsagainthesecanbecomethesiteorvariouscoloursespeciallywitholderhomeslikevillas.Therooisalargesuraceareaandotenoverlookedashavinganimportantimpactonthescheme.Alwayskeepinmindthesteeperthepitchotheroothemoreoitwillbevisible.createaresherandahigh-glossfnishratherthanalow-sheenfnishrendersacolourbrighter.Contrastsmakeacolourschememoreinterestingbutmakesureyouonlyhighlightdetailsitheydeservetheocus.Abrightredrontdooryesbutmaybenotanoldgardenshed.Sotmushroomshadeshavebeenashionablebuttheresamovetowardscleanercolourswithgreyerbases.OryoumighttipthosegreytonesoverintoslateyblueslikeReseneElNinoexteriorsuperiorForinspirationCheckoutsimilarstylesofhousesinyourneighbourhoodandthecolourstheyarepaintedin.Keepascrapbookofideasyoulovesoyougetaeeloryourownstyle.Browsethroughthepre-designedschemesontheReseneEzyPaintsotwarereeromwww.resene.comezypaintorinvestigatethearrayocolourswatchesatReseneColorShops.BringaphotooyourhomeandlettheknowledgeableResenestahelpyouchoose.IyourhouseisanoldercharacterhomecheckouttheReseneHeritagecolourpaletteorcolourinspiration.Italsohasashortbutinterestinglookbackatthetypicalstylesoolderhomesinthiscountry.AlwaystestyourcolourwithaResenetestpotascolourschangedependingonwhattheyarepaintedontoandthequalityothelight.Coloursusuallylookmuchlighteroutdoors.TheyalsochangeiyouputthembesideothercoloursagreyroomakesgreenwallslooktoptipAtried-and-truemethodfordevelopingacolourschemecentresonthreeorfourcoloursoneforthemainbodyofthehouseanotherforthetrimsandanotherfortheroof.Thefourthisanaccentcolourtocreateastrikingfrontdoor.Fencescanthenbepaintedineitherthemainortrimcolour.ReseneKitsch2 ReseneAppleGreenReseneHalfThorndonCreamReseneAppleGreenReseneTrojanthesesortsocoloursalwayslookgreatinacountrylikeourssurroundedbyseaandwithourclearblueskies.IsblackthenewwhiteInrecentyearsblackexteriorshavebecomepopularbuttheymaynotalwaysbetechnicallysuitable.Darkcoloursabsorbmoreothesunsheatandcanputstressonthecladding.WithanydarkercolourconsiderusingtheReseneCoolColourrangeormulatedwithspecialpigmenttechnologytorefectmoreothesunsenergy.Thishelpstokeepthecoatingandsubstratecoolerreducingthelikelihoodoheatdamagesuchaswarping.turnthepage...anddiscoverourschemesorvariousstylesohouses.TheresaschemeoreveryoneromNiceandneutralaTouchocolourthroughtoColourlovers.ReseneBlueChalk3 Frontdoorsareanimportantpartofyourexteriorscheme.Theysigniytheentrywelcomevisitorsandareotenthemostcheerulcomponentoyourhomesexteriorlikeasmileonyourace.Thisistheoneareawhereyoucanbeboldinyourcolourchoicewhetherthatsdeepestblackoravibrantbright.Ahigh-glossnishwillthenbringoutthedepthandrichnessosuchcolours.RedisaperenniallypopularrontdoorcolourbutthereareplentyootherexcitingtonesintheResenecolourrangetochooserom.1Averysophisticatedschemeperectorthoseinner-cityvillasallcrispandurbaningreysandblackthisschemecentresaroundaglossyblackdooranddoorstepinReseneNerosurroundedbyarchitravesinReseneDoubleConcrete.TheweatherboardsareinbonewhiteReseneHalfBlackWhitetheverandaboardsareinReseneTrojan.2TakingitscueromtheprettyvintageinteriorschemesthatsobeautiullypartnerourcharacterhomesthisusesthewarmthoReseneEighthBisonHidetosupportadoorinun-lovingReseneMandywhiletheverandaboardsareinthesotmushroombrownoReseneAmericano.ThetrimsareinReseneHalfAlabaster.3Bringalittlebitocare-reeCapeCodstyletoyourhome.Awashwithtonesotheseathisschemeisperectnotonlyorourolderweatherboardhousesbutalsooracountrywhichhassuchalotocoastline.TheweatherboardsareasotduckegggreyReseneTiarasetobyarontdoorinthewintrygreyslateblueReseneAtomicandverandaboardsanddoorstepintheree-spiritedReseneRollingStone.ThetrimsareinthecoolReseneQuarterBlackWhite.Theexistingredandorangepotsandcushionspopoutagainstthiscoolcoastal-stylescheme.4Whenhabitatmagazineeaturedthisclassicsquare-rontvillarontdooronitscoveraewissuesagotheschemewasinspiredbythecheerulcoloursoMexicosaturatedturquoiseverandaboardsReseneCalypsoafuoroorangereddoorReseneDaredevilandsherbertyellowweatherboardsReseneFirstLight.ReseneAlabasterisusedasaclearwhiteorthetrimsanddeepblueReseneBillabongorthedoorstep.in1NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234comeon4 trythesetooWanttomakeaboldstatementwithyourfrontdoorTrythemerryemeraldofReseneFruitSaladthebravevioletblueofReseneDeepKoamaruorforsomethingquitedifferentuseglossycrispReseneAlabasterwhite.ReseneDeepKoamaruReseneFruitSaladReseneAlabasterReseneMandyReseneEighthBisonHideReseneCalypso2345 toptipStainyourdeckwithReseneWoodsmanDeckingStaintoprotectthetimberfromtheweatherandkeepitlookinggoodforlonger.SeetheReseneExteriorWoodcarecolourcollectionforoptionsavailablefromReseneColorShopsandresellersororderonlinefromtheResenewebsitewww.resene.comordercharts.12ReseneNorwesterReseneBlackWhiteNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers12346 Ourloveaairwiththesunsmallersectionsanddesireorgoodaccesstooutdoorlivingspacescansometimesleadtoaclashopurpose.Inthiscasetherontdoorsitsrightbesideadeckthatsusedoroutdoorliving.Colourcanhelpeitherdefneorintegratethesetypesoareasenhancingtheappealobothbeyondmeasure.1ThegrainyorganicdepthoReseneCarawayisperectortheweatherboardsinthiscoolcontemporaryschemeanditsrepeatedagainonthepainteddeckorapleasingsenseointegration.PunchyReseneBlackWhitemakesthetrimonthewindowsdoorsandpergolastandoutwhilethecomplexgreygreenneutraloReseneMondoontherontdooraddsdepthandawelcomecontrast.ACapeCodchairispaintedwithReseneBlackWhiteorasmartfnishingtouch.2Fourshadesogreymakeupthisstand-outschemewithitsstylishstormyovertones.ReservedandrestrainedReseneSilverChalicestarsontheweatherboardsandpergola.ItsdepthisosetbytheuseocrispReseneBlackWhiteonthewindowanddoortrimwhilethedeepebony-tonedcharcoaloReseneSharkmakesaclassicstylestatementonthedooritsel.Thearmour-greytonesoReseneDoubleStackareairilyeectiveonthedecking.3TheaptlynamedReseneTripleWheatfeldanoatsandbarleyblendisusedontheweatherboardsandisperectlypartneredwithsotandluminousReseneQuarterPearlLustaonthetrimsandpergolawhilethesmokygreyoReseneNorwesterpacksapunchontherontdoor.Thedeckisfnishedwithrichgrey-brownReseneIrokoromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrange.4ThisisanewtakeonthecurrenttrendtowardsdarkerweatherboardsoncharacterhomesusingthewintrygreyslateblueoReseneBalderdashasatruestatementpiece.ReseneAlabastergivesthetrimsandpergolaacontrastingdelicatecrispnesswhileResenePohutukawapopsromtherontdoor.ThedustywarmthoReseneStonewashedanchorstheschemeonthepainteddeck.duty4ReseneSilverChalicedouble37 toptipStepsandpathscanbecomeslipperywhenwet.AvoidfallswithReseneNon-SkidDeckPathavailableinarangeofcolourstosuityourhome.123ResenePravdaReseneBroncoReseneWhizzBangNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers12348 Creatingtensioninagoodwaytheorceulormsothisarchitect-designedhomeplayoagainsteachother.Thesoaringlighthouse-likeshapeandtallstripowindowonthecentralblockosetthemoreanchoredsturdyshapesothelowerplasterblocksoneitherside.Theresnodenyingthecentraldoublerontdoorwithitsprojectingporchrooreachingouttowelcomeyouin.1ThesoberbeigetonesoResenePravdausedontheplasterwallssotlyanchorthismajestichometotheground.InsweetandsubtlecontrastReseneWhitePointerisadiusedneutralwithahintoblackonthecentralweatherboards.TherontdoorisinrichtimbertonesandyoucouldeitheruseReseneKwilaTimberStainorReseneWoodsmanstaintocreatethislook.2GivenasophisticatedretrotwistthisschemecombinesthesharpmarinetealotherontdoorinReseneTangaroawiththemutedtonesoReseneBroncoortheplasterwalls.ThewarmbeigeoReseneDoubleBlancmakesthecentralpartothehomealmostdisappear.Boostingthateectthepalechampagne-tintedtonesoReseneHalfOrchidWhitearealmosttranslucentsendingtheupperpartothishomesoaringskyward.TheslattedscreensaredemurandwarminReseneBarkromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrange.3Boldlyembracedinsteelygreythehouseisgivenevenmoredramawiththechallengingviolet-tonedcharcoalotheReseneWarlordrontdoorsurroundedbytheortress-likeReseneGreyChateauontheplasterwalls.TheweatherboardstakeamoreacquiescentstanceinReseneHalfSurrenderwhileReseneAlabastersoothestheeavesandascia.Theslattedscreensarestainedintheblue-edgedReseneSilveredGreystain.4TheresnomistakingthisrontdoorinthecheekyfrecrackerredoReseneWhizzBang.IncontrastthesedateReseneQuarterTapaisusedonboththeplasterandtheweatherboards.TheslightlydeeperReseneTapaappearsonthegaragedoorwhiledeepblack-brownReseneCrowsheadstainisusedortheslattedscreens.ThestarchywhiteReseneRiceCakegracestheeavesandascia.skywardreaching4ReseneGreyChateau9 123toptipIyouareplanningtouseadarkcolouronyourexteriorconsiderusingaReseneCoolColour.Itisspeciallyormulatedpaintthatrefectsmoreothesunsheatthanstandardpainttoreducethestressonthecoatingandsurace.Itsidealordarkercoloursusedoutsideandisavailableinawiderangeoexteriorproductsincludingpaintsandstains.ReseneStonehengeReseneVillaWhiteNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123410 Thestronglinessculpturallayeringandheightenedsenseodramaseenincontemporaryresidentialarchitectureotendoesntneedthehelpoacomplexcolourscheme.AswiththisdesignbyHillMilesArchitecturethereareothermaterialstoconsidertherichnessotimberthegruntyhonestyoconcretetherawbeautyosteelallosetbydiscreteyeteectivelighting.Otentherestulyetcontrastingpairingoblackandwhiteisenoughperhapswithjustablushocolourononesuraceorapoponthedoor.1HerethemonolithicormsothishomearewrappedinsomeothemanywarmgreysthatResenehas.ThelouvresareramedinthesotwarmwinteroliagetonesoReseneTrufewhiletheweatherboardsareintheancientstonegreyoReseneStonehenge.AsacrispfnishReseneNeroisusedorthedoorandReseneAllBlackasahorizontalelementonthelowerasciaboard.2ThestrongcentralramehereispaintedinReseneVillaWhiteosetbyweatherboardseithersidepaintedinReseneBlackRussian.Othermaterialsliketheconcreteblocksandrontdoorarefnishedinnatural-lookcoatingstoprotectthesuracewithoutchangingthelook.Thepairingowhiteandblackhasbecomeaniconiconewithmodernhomesandinthiscasethecontrastaddstothepresenceothearchitecture.3ThisschemetakesthestrongverticalcoreothishomeandpilesonevenmoredramabyfnishingthelouvresandblocksinthestrongmountainrangegreyoReseneGreyFriars.TheweatherboardsstaywiththecraggythemefnishedintheschiststonegreyoReseneMontoya.OthercoloursintroducereshgreenhintsomountaintussockwithaplasterrameinthecleanslightlyacidicReseneHalJoannaandarontdoorinReseneGingko.4BreakinggentlyawayromnaturalandneutralcolourpalettestheplasterrameiswashedinthemutedandsmokyReseneBlueBayoux.TheweatherboardsrecedeinthedeepandmysteriousReseneCodGreywhilethelouvresareinthehint-o-greyReseneSeaFog.AsabrightnotetoendthedoorisinsunnyReseneCreamCan.shiftershape4ReseneBlueBayouxReseneHalfJoannaReseneAllBlack11 123toptipIyourestuckorinspirationoryournextcolourschemetryoutthereeReseneEzyPaintvirtualpaintingsotware.Youcantest-runaninfniterangeocolouroptionsquicklyandeasily.Freeromwww.resene.comezypaint.ReseneQuarterDeltaNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234ReseneTiaMaria12 Contrarytosomepopularbeliemodernarchitecturecanopenthecreativefoodgatesintermsocolour.Withthevariousstrongplanescreatedbytheplasterexteriorothishouseorexampletheresopportunitytotreateachsuracequitedierentlyoreitherasubtleshitintoneortooptoramorestrikingcontrastingscheme.1SotasthedawnmistReseneQuarterDeltasetsthesceneoracalmingthree-waytonalschemethatseasyontheeye.ThatcolourisalsousedontheeavesandisjoinedbythedeepcharcoaloReseneBalticSeaonthesidewallwiththeearnestdarkgreyoReseneStackonthelowergardenwall.Thisisaschemethatwouldwellsuittheseriousnessocityenvironments.2Withitssubtleundertonesogreenthisschemeanchorsthehomeintoitshighcountrystylegardenotussocksandgrasses.Atthebaseandorthelet-handnwallsReseneChicagoisamasculinealmostbittergreywhilethesmokygreygreenReseneLemonGrassisusedorthemainpartothehouse.ReseneQuarterLemonGrasslightensthenishontheasciaandeaves.3TheoriginalschemeorthishomestronglysignalstheentrancewiththewarmterracottaorangeoReseneTiaMaria.Itdoesthesamejobasaboldlycolouredrontdoorwhichinthiscaseisntvisibleromthestreet.IncontrastthemorerecessiveearthycoloursoReseneNapalighterandReseneMasaladarkerareusedorthemainbodyothehousethehighersidenwallandthelowergardenwall.4ThisschemegivesusamoreplayulslightlyregalschemeopurpleandgoldinterpretedinthesummeryharvestReseneDoubleWheatfeldorthemainwallsandascia.TheschemeisanchoredbyusingastrongerversionoResenePavlovaonthelowergardenwall.ThesophisticatedgreyedlilacoReseneFedorabecomesaboldstatementontheentranceandsidewallstheresnomistakingwheretondtherontdoorTheeavesarekeptwarmlyquietwiththeclassicResenePearlLusta.layeringup4ReseneLemonGrassReseneBalticSeaReseneFedora13 31didyouknow...thatifyouneedmorehelpwhendevisingacolourschemeResenehasacolourconsultantserviceeitherin-storeon-lineoravailableathomeInfactoneoftheResenecolourconsultantsdevelopedmanyoftheschemesyouseeinthisbook.Formoreinformationgotowww.resene.comcolourexpert.2ReseneHalfFoggyGreyReseneBrie4NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234ResenePohutukawa14 Withtheirbeautifulcharacterfretworkandcorbelsvillasareadreamwhenitcomestodevisingacolourscheme.Inthiscountryweveneverbeenespeciallyfamboyantintermsoexteriorcoloursorourcharacterhomesbutyourchoicescanhelpdeneboththehomeshistoryandyourcontemporarytastes.1Thelong-establishedcorner-stoneocivicbuildingsandchurchesReseneGreyFriarsisatimelessstonyshadeortheroo.ThehonestwarmthoReseneQuarterSandstoneglowsontheasciaboarddetailingandsillscomplementinggentlywiththeneutral-come-beigeReseneDoubleWhitePointerontheweatherboards.ReseneHalfBlackWhitestarsonwindowrameswindowsashandtheallimportantstyle-statementrontdoor.2Thebluish-greyoceantonesoReseneForecastontherooothishandsomevillatopsoasolidgroundedschemegentlycontrastedwiththeseriousarmour-likeReseneArmadilloontheasciaboardwindowsurroundsandbargeboard.ThewateryetherealstillnessoReseneHalfFoggyGreydoesserviceontheweatherboardswhilebraveblackReseneNeropacksapunchontherontdoorandcrispReseneBlackWhitehighlightsthewindowsashes.3Thisschemerecreatesaclassiclookthathasstoodthetestotimeasatraditionalool-prooschemeorvillas.ItstartswithReseneBrieasatastycreamyo-yellowortheweatherboardsjoinedbythechampagne-tintedwhiteoReseneOrchidWhiteontheasciaboardandwindowsurrounds.ReseneRusticRedgivesawarmdeepcapontheroowhileanotherbrighterredtheever-popularResenePohutukawaglowsoutromtherontdoor.4InsummoningthecoloursothenightReseneNocturnalstandsguardontherooothisvillascheme.Blue-tingedReseneLoblollybrightenstheweatherboardswhileReseneHintOfGreyisgenteelyetunprepossessingontheasciaboardreturningtogreateectonthedetailingwindowramesandwindowsash.AddingpeptoanotherwisedemureschemeReseneArapawaalivelyteal-tingedblueisusedontherontdoor.villaversatilityReseneDoubleWhitePointerReseneLoblolly15 heritagehonouredThisheritagecottageftscomortablywithinitsenvironmentandactsasagentlebackdroptocheerulgardendisplays.Withcareulcolourchoicesromnatureorheritageidealsitseasytoachieveasuitablyintegratedeect.Lightshadeswillhelpmakeasmallhomelooklargerwhileclevercontrastsinthedetailingwillbringtheschemetolie.1ReseneQuarterRiceCakeontheweatherboardsandpicketenceistheperectrecipeordecoratingsuccessherewhenosetbyReseneHalThorndonCreamontheasciaretworkandwindowsandarooinReseneBoneWhite.Thissmoothsophisticatedschemeissuretostandthetestotimeanditisntnecessarilyonlysuitableoroldwoodenhouses.Intownorincountryitsasaeyetsmartchoiceornew-builddwellingstoo.2TheweatherboardsintheoriginalschemeorthisAkaroadwellingarepaintedinthedeeplycoolReseneHermitage.ThechoiceormostoitstrimsandthecharmingpicketenceocussesaroundthepopularReseneQuarterSpanishWhite.Thisseeminglyneutralyetversatileshadeprovidesatemperedfnishwhenpurewhiteseemstoobrightandoverpowering.TherooisintheclassicReseneMidGreywithwindowsillsintheslightlymoreblue-tonedReseneInsideBack.3ThemutedherbalgreenoReseneCorianderortheseweatherboardsreerencesaavouritecolonialcolour.TheedgyretroReseneBlumineisusedonthewindowsillswiththeclassicReseneLattitudeontheroo.TeamedwiththeetherealwhiteoReseneHalSeaFogontheasciaboardsretworkandencetheeectisgroundedyetgorgeous.4Therecenttrendorblackweatherboardsparticularlysuitstwotypesoarchitectureverymodernhomesandcharactercottagessuchasthis.AsatrueandsimpleexpressionothatlookReseneBlackiscrisplypartneredherebyReseneHalSeaFogtrimsandenceandaroointhesilverygreyReseneAtmosphere.Itsaschemethatneedsnourtherembellishmentandactsasasuperbbackdroptothecolourulgarden.Notstrictlyacolourloversschemebutboldallthesame.ReseneQuarterRiceCakeReseneHermitage116 ReseneBlacktoptipIfyouhaveanoldercharacterhouseandwanttobemoreclassicinyourapproachtothecolourschemecheckouttheReseneHeritagecolourpaletteatyourlocalReseneColorShoporresellerorseeitonlineatwww.resene.comheritage.ReseneBuff234NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234ReseneCoriander17 scaleonagrandAlargehousecanrequirealotofthoughtwhenitcomestopaintingbutitalsoprovidesatemplateonwhichyoucanmixandmatchanumberocolours.Thekeytodecoratingsuccessliesinplanning.Considerarangeoshadesandlookatyourtestareasotenduringthedayinordertopindownthecoloursthatwillworkbesttogetherbeorestartingallthathardbutultimatelysatisyingwork.1Thiselegantcolonial-styleweatherboardhomesitshappilyinitsneatsuburbansurroundings.OnitsrooisReseneGreyFriarsastrongsolidcolourthatbringstomindthetimelessnessooldchurchesandcivicbuildings.ItsperectlypartneredbyReseneLemonGrassontheasciaboardandwindowsurrounds.ReseneJoannaentersthepictureontheeavesweatherboardsandtheladder.FinallyReseneBrightRedwindowsillsaddsomecolour-popaction.2Much-lovedReseneHalfTeatakesthelimelightstarringontheweatherboardsinasimpleyetstunningscheme.TeamedwiththesotalmostetherealbeautyoReseneDoubleAlabasterontheasciaboardeaveswindowsandsillsandalsoontherenchdoorsitmakesoraverysatisyingeect.Theuseodarkanddashinggrey-brownReseneGauntletontherooisthefnishingtouch.3TheresatouchotheOutbackinthisrichandferyschemewiththeelegantlyaridReseneRedPlanettakingprideoplaceontherooasciaboardandladder.OntheweatherboardsReseneDroughtawarmdustybeigetriumphs.TherichcreaminessoReseneHalfPearlLustaontheeaveswindowssillsandrenchdoorsistheicingonthecakeneatlytoningdownthedramaorahomethatsabulousyetriendly.4ReliableReseneGreyFriarsappearsagainontheroointhisschemebutthistimeaspartoaveryeectiveshades-o-greycombocomplementedbyReseneGullGreyasimpleuncomplicatedpastelontheweatherboards.ReseneQuarterTunatakesitsplaceontheasciaboardwindowsillsandladderaddinganairosteelyresolvethengentlewhiteReseneHalfBarelyTherearrivestosotenanyhardedgesappearingontheeavesthewindowsandtherenchdoors.ReseneJoanna1ReseneRedPlanetReseneHalfTea18 therightpaintItsimportanttochoosetherightpaintorstaintosuityourproject.TohelpyouResenehascreatedaRecommendedPaintSystemsbrochurewhichshowsyouthemostpopularoptionsforawholehostofdecoratingprojectsinsideandoutsideyourhome.PickupacopyfreefromyourReseneColorShoporresellerorviewitontheResenewebsite.234ReseneDroughtReseneGullGreyNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123419 NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers12343124safetyrstIfyouretacklinganyexteriorpaintingortouch-upsyourselfandusingaladderforthehigherpartskeepthreepointsofcontactatalltimesegtwofeetandahand.Dontreachtoofarkeepyourbeltbucklewithinthesidesoftheladder.ReseneQuarterBisonHide20 Itsafactoflifethatmanyofourolderhomeshavebeenchangedduringtheyearssomesplitintofatslosinglovelyoriginaleaturesintheprocess.Inrecenttimesmanycaringnewownershavere-convertedtheseoldhomesandre-introducedcharactereatures.Asseenheretheenduringapproachopaintingthetrimsinalightshadehasbeenadheredtoandmodernpracticalitieslikegarageshavebeencleverlyworkedintothescheme.1ArchitectFleurFordcreatedthiswonderulreworkingoaninner-cityhomeoncesplitintofats.FortheweatherboardsshechosethegrainyaromaticbeigeoReseneCarawayalovelycontemporaryinterpretationotheclassicyellow-green.AddedtothatarechalkysotReseneBlackWhitetrimsaswellasReseneMondoacomplexgreygreenneutralorthewindowsillsandgaragedoor.2Theperectschemeoracity-slickervillasotgreytonesgivethishomeacrispgrown-uplookwithoutbeingtoohardedged.TheReseneAthensGreyweatherboardsarejoinedbytrimsinthenebulousgrey-tingedReseneQuarterBlackWhite.TherontdooristhestormyReseneHalfTunaanintriguingcolourwithasevereblueedge.TheairyandcoolsilverygreyoReseneAtmospheregracesthegaragedoor.3ThisschemeleadsbyusingatraditionalreddoorbutonewithatwistoruitybrightnessReseneRaspberry.AsacalmercounterpointtheweatherboardsarepaintedinReseneQuarterSandstoneaquietstonybeige.ForthewindowsandtrimsReseneQuarterBisonHideisabarelytherebeigetouchedwithgreen.ThegaragedoorispaintedReseneAllBlackastaunchcolourthatservestodisguisethepracticalitiesomodernvehicularlie.4Acolourcombinationthatechoesboththecoloursothevegetationandthoseotheseathisisfoodedwithsotdepths.ItsheroisReseneSecretsortheweatherboardsawashedceladongreen.TheicywhiteoReseneAlabasterisusedorthetrimswhilethedeepinkyblueoReseneAvalanchegivesthewindowsillsdramaticcontrast.ReseneGreenMeetsBlueheraldsboththerontdoorandthegaragedoor.bornagainReseneMondoReseneAtmosphere21 WithitsfuidormsmotisparapetroosandboldcoloursArtDecoarchitectureisverydistinctive.TodaymanypeopleassociateArtDecocolourswithsotpastelandgelatotonespinkyellowskyblueandmintygreen.ArtDecohousesappearedthroughoutthecountrybutespeciallyinNapieracitywhichwasvirtuallyrebuiltaterthedevastating1931earthquake.1ThishandsomeArtDecohousewithitsboldcurvedbaywindowhighribbedpanelcrenallatedparapetrooandcurvedstepsneedslittleinthewayocomplicatedcolourtoenhanceitsnaturalgoodlooks.PaintedinReseneHalThorndonCreamthisserenegreen-tingedcreamisasuperbcomplementtothegardensevergreenwildirisandthedelicateweepingsilverpear.AslimcappingoReseneNeroontopotheparapetandaglossyblackrontdoorhelpfnishothescheme.2InacitysettingthedistinguishedsilvergreytonesoReseneHalSurrenderareperectorthequitemasculineprofleothishouse.UsedonthemainbodyothehouseandtheencethispalergreyisjoinedbystaunchReseneTrojanonthestepswhilethedeepredReseneHotWiredsizzlesoutromthedoorandroocapping.Thecrispgrey-tingedReseneBlackWhitelightensthelookonthewindows.3GreenwasverypopularintheArtDecoerawhetheritwasmintjadeoamorern.ThisschemeusestheinvigoratingreshnessotheaptlynamedReseneAppleGreenasthemaincolourandontheencewithaunsplashoanotherArtDecodarlingtealblueReseneMingontherontdoorstepsandroocapping.Thewindowsareinthewarmo-whiteoReseneQuarterBianca.4ClassicArtDecoschemesareknownortheirprettypasteltonesandthisschemetakesulladvantage.ReseneBlueChalkwhichisactuallyadelicatelilac-pinkbringsromancetothewallswhilethewindowramesandthebandoribbingarepickedoutinReseneSaltpan.AddingtotheunstepsandarontdoorinthebubblyReseneHawkesBluearetheicingonthecakeothisprettyscheme.deco1daringly22 ReseneMingReseneBlueChalk234NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123423 transportyourselfThedistinctivearchitecturalstylesotheMediterraneanareunderstandablypopularhere.Wehavemuchincommonwiththatwarmsunnyregionwhereruitripensinthehotsunherbsperumeourgardensandoodiscentraltomanyoccasions.ThemasonrywallsdeepwindowrevealsMarseille-styletileroosandwhimsicaldetailinglendasenseopermanenceandagetoourotherwiseyounghousingstock.1SetdowninthesunnyHawkesBaythisFrench-stylehomeisadelight.WithsotblushedwallsoReseneBoneandtrimsandshuttersintherusticmuddygreenoReseneMangrovethiswouldlookperectlyathomeinSpainorItaly.Encircledinormalgardensostandardisedplantsandsparklinglimechipwithclassicterracotta-colouredMarseilletilesontherooitcreatesaromanticsceneinthehotsummersun.Nowallyouneedisaglassowinesomecheesesandolives.2Thiscrisplysmartlookisaccentuatedbytensionandcontrastbetweenthecoloursusedontherooandwalls.TheclassiccreamoResenePearlLustawithitssunnyhintoyellowshinesothewallswhereasthemasculineandintensetonesoReseneKarakadeepenstheroo.Thatdeeplyruraleelissupportedbythegreen-tonedbeigeoReseneHillaryortheshuttersandtrims.3TakingitscueromtheendlessblueskiesandtheazureseasoundbothhereandintheMedthehouseisnowbedeckedwithaslate-bluerooinReseneNewDenimBlueandshuttersinthesmokyskyblueoReseneIvanhoe.Warmingtheschemeistheblanchedsun-bakedbeigeoReseneQuarterCraigieburnonthewalls.TrimsandwindowsinReseneOrchidWhitelendareservedandsteadyinghand.4Stayingwiththetimelessterracotta-tonedroofngthisschemeusesthewarmochretonesoReseneManukaHoneyonthewalls.AddingtothedeliciousnessReseneWheatfeldisalightandversatilecreamusedonthewindowsramedbeautiullybyReseneRustyNailshutters.Forcontrastandinterestbutinnowayoverpoweringthelookthemurkygreen-brownoReseneDoubleStonewallisusedontheascia.toptipThestrongUVlightinthispartoftheworldalwaysmakescoloursoutdoorsappearlighterthantheydoindoors.Oftenitsbesttogoacoupleoftonesdeeperthanyouwouldthinkandtoalwaysuseatestpottotrythecolourontheactualcladdingbeforeyoucommittoahouse-lotofpaint.1ReseneNewDenimBlue24 ReseneManukaHoney23NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers12344ReseneMangroveReseneQuarterCraigieburnResenePearlLusta25 13ReseneCloudReseneEighthStonehengeNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234toptipCreateaschemeinspiredbynaturebyuploadingaphotographofthelandscapearoundyouontotheReseneColourPaletteGeneratoratwww.resene.compicturepalette.ItwillturnyourphotographintoaResenecolourpalette.Itsfungiveitatry.ReseneSmokeyAsh26 Withmodernarchitectsawareoftheneedtodesignnewbuildingsthatintegrateseamlesslywiththeirsurroundingsespeciallyincountryandcoastalareastherearecertainchallengeswhenitcomestochoosingcolour.Yetthemostsuitablepalettesarearromdull.Eveninthemostbasicearthyshadestherearemyriadvariationsandwhenusedtogethereectivelytheycanbringahomealiveasanorganicunctioningpartoitsenvironment.1AcombinationopaintsandstainspicksoutthedierentelementsothisBrentHulena-designedhome.TakingitscueromthedramaticbackdropostonyhillsidethisschemeseesReseneSmokeyAshusedonthecedarbase.Theweatherboardsaredenedwiththeno-nonsensegreyReseneCloudwhichisusedagainontheplasterenceoraneectthatscrispandcool.ReseneEighthThorndonCreamontheeavesandascialitsthisdwellingskywardinabillowingcloudobrightness.Thisisahomethatscompletelyintunewithitsenvirons.2Contrastisthekeytothisschemesappeal.StainedwithReseneLimedOakthecedarbasepracticallyfoatsabovethegroundandReseneTripleDunelendsarichglowtotheweatherboardsandascia.TherichcreamyReseneSpanishWhiteisidealoruseontheplasterenceandchimneyaswellasontheeaveswhereitcatchesandrefectsnaturallight.3Foralighterbrightereectthatsslightlymoregrassthanstone-basedthecedarisstainedappropriatelywithReseneBleachedCedar.TherichwheatentonesoReseneSisalareusedontheweatherboardswhilethelightyellow-tingedullnessoReseneHalfRiceCakeenhancestheeaves.ReliableReseneGreyFriarsadeepmountainousgreymakestheasciaboardreallystandoutwhileReseneHimalayaaddsadeepspicygreengoldtothechimneywall.4ReseneCrowsheadawoodtarbrownanchorsthehomescedarbaseandappearsagainontheasciaboard.MeanwhileReseneDoubleStonehengedoesexcellentserviceontheweatherboards.ItappearsagaininalighterormasReseneEighthStonehengeontheeavesandtheplasterencewhileReseneZeuspinsthehousetotheearthonthechimneywall.atonewiththeland24ReseneSisalReseneDoubleStonehenge27 Inalandofmostlyhorizontalweatherboardhousesthosenishedwithverticalboardshaveasharpdesignerlook.Favouredbyarchitectsolatethesleeklinesoverticaltimberweatherboardsareacomplementtocontemporaryproleslikefatandmono-pitchedroosandlayeredboxyshapes.Verticalweatherboardsalsogiveamorecasualairalookwell-suitedtoholidayhomesandeitherruralorcoastalenvironments.1Theboldmono-pitchormsothisholidayhomeareconnectedbyacoveredbreezewaywhiletheexteriormaterialsweresourcedtowithstandaharshcoastalenvironment.Inaschemereminiscentorollingbeachdunescoveredinmarramgrassandtoitoithesotgum-treebrowntonesoReseneLimedGumgivethehomearestulpersona.Thegaragedoorandencearenishedinthedustygreen-edgedneutraloReseneOverland.ThealuminiumjoineryandtrimsinallotheseschemesareinReseneThunder.Asimplepost-and-railenceandnativeplantsanchorthehousetoitssurroundings.2HeretheverticalcedarboardsareprotectedandenhancedwithReseneWoodsmanexteriorstaintintedtoReseneHeartwoodthecolourothegoldenred-brownearthandpastureateralonghotsummer.ThegaragedoorisintheintensestormytoneoReseneThundertomatchthejoinery.3Takingamoremasculineapproachtheweatherboardsinthisschemearenishedintheshadowybrown-edgedcharcoalstainoReseneTreehouse.Darkstainssuchasthesehavebeenhugelypopularinrecentyearsorcasualcontemporaryarchitecture.ForthegaragedoorandenceReseneGroundbreakerisawarmoilskinbrownprotectiveandpractical.4Moststainsorexterioruselookbestinapaletteonaturalcolours.AttheedgeothisphilosophytheverdantgreenoReseneRangitotogivesusthecoolshadowydepthsoanativebush-cladhillside.PartneringitonthegaragedooristhewindblownandweatheredoliatebeigeoReseneToiToi.verticalgoing13ReseneGroundbreaker28 ReseneThunder4ReseneToiToididyouknow...thattheResenestainsrangecomesinmanywonderfulearthytoneswhichallallowthebeautyofthetimbergraintoshowthroughSeetheReseneExteriorWoodcarechartavailablefromReseneColorShopsandresellers.2ReseneOverlandNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234ReseneHeartwood29 3Longgonearethedayswhenthetypicalhomehadsimplyarontdoorandabackdoorthelatteranarrowportalopeningstraightoutontothepathorlawn.Thesedaysourhomesdodouble-dutyandtherearisanotherroominitsel.Itotentakestheormoadeckorpatioreachedviawidedoorswelovetoreertothisasindooroutdoorfow.Makeyoursworkoryouandhavesomecolourunintheprocess1Keepingthingslightandairyisthekeytosuccessulintegrationbetweenrontandrearothismodernhome.TheoatsandbarleyblendoReseneTripleWheatfeldontheweatherboardsiswarmandallencompassingandisbalancedoutperectlywithcleanReseneVillaWhitetrimsandanaturallookingdeckwhichyoucanachievewithReseneFurnitureandDeckingOilorbychoosingalightcolourromtheReseneWoodsmanstainsrange.2WerebeachykeenherewithweatherboardspaintedinReseneQuarterAkaroawhichperectlyrepresentstheoreshoresothismuch-lovedhideawaywithshingledtaupe-greytones.ReseneEighthThorndonCreamwithawhisperogreenholdscourtontheeavesandontherenchdoors.Meanwhilethewood-stainedpatinaoReseneSmokeyAshlendsitsrusticcharactertothedeckandonceagainletsthenaturalgrainshowthrough.3TheresdepthanddramaintheascinatinglycomplexyellowbeigegreenoReseneThistle.ItteasestheweatherboardsintoalignmentwiththeirmoreconservativepartnersthedenseandmuddybutinagoodwayReseneDragononasciaboardsandpostswhilepureunspoiledReseneOrchidWhiteprovesitsversatilityagainontheeavesandrenchdoors.HittingthedeckReseneNaturalisastainthatsimplyservestoenhanceyourchosentimber.4SlategreyblueintrepidandstaunchReseneLynchisalsoavailableasaReseneCoolColour.Itsrightathomeontheweatherboardsinthisschemeosetneatlybyclassicmulti-useReseneBlackWhiteontheasciaboardandpostsaswellasontheeavesandthesmartrenchdoors.ThemoderndeepgreyoReseneTiriwoodstainaddsthenalembellishmentonthedeck.comeonout1ReseneTripleWheatfeldReseneThistle30 toptipMakesureoutdoorareasarewelllitandmarktheedgesofstepsanddropswithwhitepaintforbettervisibilitytryReseneNon-SkidDeckPathforthisforextraprotection.24ReseneQuarterAkaroaReseneLynchReseneOrchidWhiteNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123431 1Themostpopularinnovationinrecentyearstoextendtheuseoouroutdoorlivingspacesistheincreasingrangeoelectroniclouvredpergolas.Thesecleverstructurescanbeopenedwidetoletlightinoradjustedtomanipulatetheangleothesunsraysorclosedcompletelyinthemiddleothehottestdayorwhentheraincloudsgather.Theycanbeaddedtonewbuildsorretrofttedintoexistingdwellings.ThisoneisbyVergolaNZ.1ReseneParchmentisaclassicallycoolshadealightbeige-neutralreminiscentosandandstonesoisparticularlyperectorsea-sidesettings.LikemanyResenecoloursitcanbeusedinvariousstrengthsordierentorcomplementaryeectsanditappearshereasullstrengthReseneParchmentonthewallreturningasagentlecontrastinReseneQuarterParchmentonthepergolaitsel.2CoolandeortlesslychicReseneMidGreyprovidesabroodingcanopyorthisdeckandisperectoramoreurbansetting.SimilarlycrispReseneTripleConcreteisaninspiredchoiceortheplasteredwalls.Thisindustrialurbangreywithitssilverededgeispleasinglytimeless.Onthetallterracottapotsthepristinealmost-luminousicewatertoneoReseneSaltpanaddseasysophistication.3AsotandneutralgreyclosetowhiteandstrangelyetherealReseneTitaniaispowerulinitsuttersimplicity.Nomatterwhatcolourtheskymaybeitsglowingpresenceaddssoultoanyoutdoorschemeanditsusedtogreateecthereonthelouvredpergola.OntheplasteredwallReseneRavineacoolcloudygreenprovidesapunchycontrastwhileReseneMiddleEarthdarkensthepots.4Atime-honouredavouritethestonymagnifcenceoReseneGreyFriarsoersanairosoliditytothelouvredroointhiselegantscheme.SleekandsexyReseneCougarromtheReseneTheRangeWhitesNeutralscontributesaelineeelingtaupeedgedwithpinktotheplasteredwalls.ThenativeChristmastreeisoneoourmostcelebratednaturaleaturesandinitspaintormResenePohutukawaisnotonlyatributebutanidealtooloraddingauthenticmeaningulcolour.Itsusedtodramaticeectontheterracottapotsonthisdeck.shelter3takingReseneQuarterParchmentReseneGreyFriarsReseneRavine32 4lookingformoreIfyourelookingformoreinspirationvisittheHabitatoftheWeekwebsiteatwww.habitatoftheweek.comorcheckouttheReseneDecoratingInspirationGalleryontheResenewebsite.ReseneTitania2ReseneMidGreyNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123433 1ReseneJapaneseMapleWithanincreasingemphasisontheconceptooutdoorroomsmostousnowhaveatleastonespacethatqualiesorthisdescription.Inthecaseosuburbanbungalowsandvillasitcanbealargeullyfedgedareawhileaninner-cityapartmentmayonlylayclaimtoabalcony.Eitherwayitcanbegreatunpersonalisingthesesortsospaceshelpingthemsinginharmonywiththeirsurroundings.1SoberyetstrongtheinterestingbeigeoResenePravdastandstoattentiononthewallanddownpipeinthisscheme.Itsano-nonsensecolourclassicandreliableinalmostanyoutdoorcircumstance.ReseneCherrywoodisaclevercombinationoredandbrownhuesromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrangeanditaddsasatisyingsenseowarmthanddepthtothedeckinghere.IyouhavecaneurnitureyoucaneasilyrejuvenateitwithReseneLustacryltintedheretoReseneMasala.2TheearthyblacktonesoReseneTreehousestainprovidesaperectlinkwithnatureonthewallsothissittingareaandstillallowsthenaturalgraintoshowthrough.ItscomplementedbyReseneHalfRakaiaashingle-huedtaupeonthecorrugatedsteelceilingReseneWarmKwilastainonthedeckandReseneIronsandontheurniture.3Takingaleadromthesubtlezen-likeeelothisspacetherichredoReseneJapaneseMapleromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrangepairselegantlywiththeintensedepthsoReseneSheerBlackstainonthedecking.ReseneEighthThorndonCreamisusedontheceilingandhelpstorefectlightdownintothearea.4AperectcoastalschemethewashedoutbeachbluesoReseneMobyortheslattedwallandReseneSilveredGreystainonthedeckingcometogetheroracasuallaid-backlook.Thecrispyetrichyellow-whiteoReseneLimeWhitedoesexcellentserviceontheceilinginthisscheme.BrightsunnyReseneGallianoaddsapleasingcolourpopontheplantpot.sittingprettyResenePravdaNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123434 234toptipYourpaintschemedoesnthavetostopatthewalls.Rejuvenatingfurnitureandplantpotswithpaintwillgiveamorecohesivelook.ReseneMobyReseneIronsandReseneEighthThorndonCream35 1Inaruralsettingnothingbeatsthelanguorandromanceoanoldcolonialvillasurroundedbydeepverandas.Ateraharddaysworktobeabletositwithabeeroracuppaandlookoutoverthelandtofndshaderomthesunorshelterromtheraintheresnothingashandyasaveranda.Otherclassiceaturesonthisoldvillaarethesteeplygabledrooandthedormerwindows.Togetherwiththeverandainpaintschemetermstheymeanonethingthattheroocolourwilldominateanyscheme.1TherobustandhonesttonesoaReseneMidGreyrooarethedominanteatureothisscheme.Thecoloursitsbetweentherawnessothelandandtheeleganceothehomesshapes.JoiningitweatherboardsinReseneMidwinterMistormarestulpartnershipwhiletrimsinReseneHalfPearlLustaareaclassicfnishingtouch.ReseneDriftwoodstainwarmstheverandaboards.2Thislookisdecidedlyotheearthinasoothingtonalschemeocomplexdensebrowns.StartingatthebottomthistimetheweatheredwarmgreyoReseneRiverstonetransormsthedeck.ReseneHalfSeaFogwithitsmistytingeoblack-edgedwhiteisusedontheasciaboardwindowsandrenchdoorswhileReseneTripleWhitePointerisamid-tonedbrewogreybeigeortheweatherboards.EarthygreyReseneGauntletisusedontheroo.3Thisisasmokierschemetingedwiththeaintgoldengreensodrought-strickengrass.CentringaroundpostsandweatherboardspaintedinReseneAshacomplexsotgreenitthenhaswindowsandrenchdoorsinthedustynear-whiteoReseneQuarterJoanna.TheasciaboardandverandaboardsareinthelightlysmokedunderstatedgreyoReseneCastleRock.CappingitalloontherooisthedeepcleangreyoReseneSteelGrey.4ThestarkandseriousdepthsoReseneCoastmakesasolidstatementontherooothisschemewhilethepalewarmhemptonesoReseneQuarterSisalareusedonthepostsandascias.IntunewiththeruralsettingthelimestonebeigeoReseneCoralblowsacrosstheweatherboardsitsastrongdustyshade.WarmingtheentirearrangementwithitsgoldenbrownspicylookisReseneNutmegromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrangeusedontheverandaboards.verandaromanceReseneMidGreyReseneCoast36 234ReseneGauntletReseneSteelGreytoppingitoffTheReseneSummitRoopaintrangeisacollectionohugelyappealingclassiccoloursromtraditionalwarmredsthroughtocoolgreys.ManyothecoloursalsocomeintheReseneCoolColourormulationtorefecttheheatoourstrongsun.SeetheReseneRooSystemscolourchart.ReseneQuarterSisalNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123437 charmalfrescoWithitsclean-cutlinesandminimalistdecorationtheroughcastnishonanoriginalArtDecostyledwellingistheperectcanvasorshowcasingcolour.Alongwithitshandsomeoutdoorreplaceanditssunburstmotiitcanbetransormedsimplyquicklyandrelativelyinexpensivelyjustasotenasthedesireorchangecomesoveryou1LuminousandcheeringinthelatesummersunlightthishomehasbeenpaintedwithReseneHalfThorndonCreamarichullshadethatcatchesandrefectslightromdawnuntildusk.ThewindowssillsanddoorareinReseneAlabasteraperectsilkywhiteandtheoutdoorreplaceblendsneatlyintotheoverallschemewithitsDeco-inspiredsunburstmotiandroundedshoulders.ItsalsopaintedwithReseneHalfThorndonCream.2IyouliketheideaodecorthatscoolandslightlymysteriousyoullloveReseneSeaFogwhichadornsthesewallshuggingtheclear-cutshapeothishomeandhighlightingitsbesteatures.ReseneHalfFriarGreyasolidandversatilecolourisperectorthetrimsandreplacewhileReseneQuarterIronsandonthewindowsillsandrooenhancesthisclassicandtimelesscolourscheme.3Goingsmokyandseriousthisschemeusesthestrongboldblue-greyshadeoReseneMakoorthemainbodyothishome.SotenedbytheamiablezincgreyReseneRegentGreyorthereplaceitcreatesaschemethatsveryon-trendwiththecurrentpopularityoblue-greytonesbothinsideandoutthehouse.AteitherextremeothestrengthspectrumReseneMysticwhichisapaleesotericgreyisusedonthewindowsanddoorwiththedeepcharcoalReseneFoundryonthecappingboardotheroo.4Givingthisareaaburntdesert-inspiredtwistospicyterracottasReseneKalgoorieSandsisalightsiennabrownusedorthishome.ReminiscentoMediterraneanorMexicanenvironsbutalsoinspiredbythered-goldcoloursoAustraliaitsjoinedbythewarmcarameltonesoReseneToffeeorthereplace.ReseneBlankCanvasisachalkycalmcreamorthewindowsanddoor.Allyouneednowaregenerousservingsotapasandtequilasoraunnightalresco.ReseneHalfThorndonCreamReseneHalfFriarGreyReseneMako38 didyouknow...thatiyoudontlikethemoreindustriallookoblockwallsorwanttoreplicatethestuccolookyoucanaddsubtletexturewithReseneSandtexMediterraneaneectItsalsoidealtohelphideless-than-perectsuracesandcomesintwogradesStandardandSuperfnewhicharebothavailableinawiderangeocoloursromtheReseneTotalColourSystem.2134ReseneSeaFogReseneMysticReseneToeeNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123439 ReseneWildernessReseneRasputinResenePossesseddidyouknow...thatResenehashundredsofstep-by-stepprojectsonlinethatyoucantryoutatyourplaceincludingmanythataresuitableforyourgardenVisitwww.resene.comprojects.123ResenePavlovaReseneGrenadierNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123440 Therearetwoschoolsofthoughtwhenitcomestoaddingcolourtoyourgardenlivingspaces.OnonehandyoucanaimtocompletelyintegrateareaslikethisoutdoorreplacesettingwithitssurroundingsbyusingsimilarlyearthycolourswhileontheotheryoucanaddacompletelycontrastingschemeandchallengeconventionindoingsoThisparticulargardencornerallowsorurthercreativereedomwheretwodierentcolourscanbeusedonthetopandbottomwalls.1Thestrongcreamalmostbeige-liketonesoResenePavlovadoexcellentserviceonboththemainwallandtherontretainingwallinthispleasingandharmoniousscene.Itsarichullcolourwhichwontdateandhasbasenotesthatareessentiallynaturalandpleasinglyappropriatetoagardensetting.2TakingitscuermlyromnaturethissmartschemeusesthedeepgreenoResenePossessedasabackdroptothelushnessoasub-tropicalgarden.ThesubtleintroductionothemuchlighterbutsimilarlynaturalReseneWildernessisarereshingtouch.Itechoesthetonesothepalmtrunksneatlyandiseasyontheeye.3Thecoolandsophisticateddeepviolet-greytonesoReseneRasputinonthemainwallsetsothelighteryetstillintenseclassicReseneFriarGreyontherontretainingwall.Twoshadesogreyratherthananexcessive50makeoranatmosphereoelegantintensitywhichbynomeansover-powersitssurroundings.4TheboldgrandeuroReseneGrenadierlitsthisoutdoorreplacerightoutoitsall-greenenvironment.Manypopularsubtropicalfowerssharesimilarlyorangetonessothisbolddashotropicanacolourbeautiullyenhancessuchplantings.Therontretainingwalleaturestheslightlymorelolly-likeReseneSorbusorarealtouchounanddaring.Choosingorangeasalandscapingcolourisabravedecisiononitsownbuttousetwoisboldindeed.ThegardenwasdesignedbyNickySamuel.toblend...ornot441 Creatingaplaceofeitherquietsanctuaryoraplaceorentertainingisasimportantinagardenasitisinsideyourhouse.Theblockwallsusedtoenclosethiscourtyardstepdowninthreetierstocontaintheraisedgardenbedswithadeckingbenchbuiltintoonesideorcasualseating.Thecleansquarelinesothewallsareaserenecomplementtotheexuberantsubtropicalplantingandprovidetheperectcanvastointroducecolourintothegarden.1ReseneStonewallisadeepgreen-tingedbeigethatisidealoranygardensetting.Becominglessoaeatureitblendsratherthancontrastswiththesurroundingplantingwhenusedontheretainingwalls.LayeredinronttheblondedsandytoneoReseneHeartwoodromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainrangeisusedonthebenchseatingwhilethericherwarmred-brownoReseneKwilastainpeepsoutrombehindtheplantsontheboundaryence.2Areshermoresummerytwistisdeliveredtothisgardencourtyardwiththeblockretainingwallsfnishedinthegrainywet-sandtonesoReseneCaraway.InkeepingwiththecarereecoastalstyleResenePickledBluewoodisaweatheredcollaborationogreyandblueromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrangethatrumbleswiththestrengthosurablewaves.KeepingcalmisReseneBokaraGreyontheboundaryence.3TheoriginalgardendesignbyJulesMooreusedwallsinthesaturatedurbantonesoReseneGravelasacoolcounterpointtothelushgreenothegardenplants.TherichbrownReseneBarkromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrangeisusedonthebenchseatandcomplementedbyoutdoorcushionsinsimilarcolours.4WithitsunderlyingbluetingeReseneDynamiteistheperecthotredtoosetsubtropicalplants.ReminiscentothespicyrichnessoPacifcRimandEasterndestinationsitsteamedupherewiththedeepgreyoReseneTiriromtheReseneWoodsmanexteriorstainsrangewhichisusedonthebenchseatandboundaryence.gardensanctuary1ReseneGravelReseneDynamite42 didyouknow...thatyoucanchangethecolourofyourpavingusingReseneConcreteStainwhichwilladdcolourwhileretainingthenaturalpavingfeaturesSeetheReseneDecksPathsDrivewaysandRecreationalAreascolourchartforcolouroptions.234ReseneConcreteBlackNiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers123443 1234NiceandneutralTouchofcolourColourlovers1234ReseneHalfSpanishWhite44 Thefencethatseparatesyourpropertyromthestreetorotherpublicspacesreallysetsthescene.Otenanextensionothestyleothehouseitcanbebuiltromavastarrayomaterialstimberpalingsoanywidthandconfgurationmetallouvresplasterbrickrusticmaterialslikepungaorti-treepicketsschistvolcanicrocktimber-cappedtongue-and-groovethelistgoeson.Frontencescanbeavarietyoheightsalthoughthismaybedictatedbylocalby-laworsuburbancovenants.Insomeheritageareasthestyleotheencemayalsoberestrictedtolowpaintedpickets.Sobeoreyouplanmakesureyouknowalltherules.1ThisenceisbuiltoPanelrokorthehandsomeappealoplastercombinedwithtimberslats.PanelrokisacompositepaneltechnologythatissuperstrongyetlightweightwhichmeanstheencecanbebuiltquicklyandeasilyandwithitscoatsoResenepaintwilllookgreatyearateryear.InthiscaseReseneDoubleTeaisariverboulderbeigeorthePanelroksuraceswhileReseneCuminisaspicycopperbrownorthepanels.2GivingtheenceanevenearthierlookReseneNomadisastonygreyneutralthatworkswellwithmostcolourwaysandisusedonthemainwallsuraces.TheslattedpanelsarefnishedinReseneOilskinpaintororastainedlooktryReseneBarkromtheReseneWoodsmanstainsrange.3ForareshercrisplookthePanelroksuracesarefnishedinReseneHalfSpanishWhitethatpopularever-changingneutral.Thishalstrengthisidealwhentheullstrengthversionistoostrong.TheslattedpanelsareinReseneIronsandortryReseneSheerBlackstainathoroughlymoderncolourthatgivesthisschemeaverycitifedappeal.4Inaschemethatwouldbeperectinacoastalorwater-sidesettingReseneBotticelliisacrispandicybluewithjustahintomysterioussmokyappeal.ItsseatonesareperectlypairedwithReseneHalfVillaWhiteawonderuloamywhitethatsthecolourotheicingsugarsandonmanyoourEastCoastbeaches.knowyourboundariestoptipUnlikeyourfrontfenceotherboundaryfencesservequiteadifferentpurposeandareoftennotneededasafeature.Inthatcasepaintyourboundaryfencesinadarkcoloursothattheyblendawaybehindtheplants.Deepgreen-blacksaregoodsuchasReseneSwamporReseneWoodsmanstaintintedtoReseneBanjul.ReseneSwampReseneBanjulReseneBotticelliReseneNomad45 1234ReseneQuarterRakaiaReseneTalismanReseneRiceCake46 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