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Stripes stripes stripes

When 12 year old Karima and her family moved into their new house everything was cream - the walls, the floors and the curtains. She asked her mum whether she could paint her room, creating much surprise when she unveiled her sketches.

Her mother made a few adjustments like angling the stripes and not painting stripes behind the pinboard, but otherwise the finished room is very similar to the original sketches. After buying the paint - Resene Eastern Blue, Resene Atlantis, Resene Gorse, Resene Cranberry, Resene Pizazz and Resene Seance - it took 6 months to get the decoration underway, with her mum now raving about how good the new masking tapes are.

Resene Eastern Blue, Resene Atlantis, Resene Gorse, Resene Cranberry, Resene Pizazz and Resene Sèance

Girl's bedroom
Resene Eastern Blue Resene Atlantis Resene Gorse Resene Cranberry Resene Pizazz Resene Seance

Once the room was finished they had a grand opening - the neighbours arrived with champagne and a ribbon was cut across the door.

With the curtains, the pinboards with her favourite horses and the colours, Karima's room is one of a kind!

Inspiration gallery 2007
Thanks to Karima and Frances.



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