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Decorating inspiration gallery - Other inspiring projects


Below are a collection of painting and redecorating projects completed by keen DIY'ers. Click on a picture to find out more about the project or search the Gallery using the search function. If you’d like to submit your project into this decorating inspiration gallery we’d love to hear from you. Simply email information about your project and your images to update@resene.co.nz. Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.

 
 
 
Resene Scrumptious laundry wall
Bold with brights

Resene Scrumptious laundry wall... more
Resene Woodsman Equilibrium woodstain on this refurbished deck
Perfect deck

Resene Woodsman Equilibrium woodstain on deck and table... more
Resene Koru front door
Art meets colour

The bright green front door painted in Resene Koru... more
Resene Koru
Bright office

This office has a Resene Wild Thing feature wall... more
Resene Wild Thing
Laundry feature wall

A laundry with a Resene Fire Bush feature wall... more
Resene Moody Blue stucco wall
Stucco wall

They painted the wall with Resene Moody Blue, a great backdrop colour... more
Resene Summer Green
Fresh laundry

Using Resene Summer Green and Resene Coconut Cream... more
Five Resene colours brighten this stairway
Colourful stairs

Five Resene colours brighten this stairway... more
Resene Trinidad
Resene Trinidad

Resene Trinidad and wallpaper brighten this funky laundry... more
Resene Resene Double White Pointer walls
Fun playroom

Resene Double White Pointer and Resene Endorphin ceiling... more
Resene Space Cadet
Blue bookshelves

The children's bookshelves, created from Ikea spice racks... more
Resene Riptide
Upcycling furniture

New life to furniture in their apartment using Resene Riptide... more
Resene Charlotte
A blue theme

Resene Charlotte ties in with the kitchen to be more exciting... more
Resene Half Kumutoto on the ceiling and Resene Impromptu
Splash of colour

Resene Half Kumutoto on the ceiling and Resene Impromptu... more
Patterns using Resene Double Trojan, Resene Bellbottom Blue and Resene Triple Rakaia
His hobby room
His hobby room has random patterns and colours in blue and greys... more
A wetlands mural
Watertank art

A wetlands mural extends on this rural water tank... more
This porch and stairs have been refreshed with resene Traffic.
Resene Traffic stairs

This porch and stairs have been refreshed with Resene Traffic... more
French provincial distressed cabinet and shelves
Distressed furniture

Kitchen with French provincial distressed furniture... more
The shed that houses the barbecue is bold and bright in Resene Bonfire
French provincial
Barbecue shed is bold and bright in Resene Bonfire... more
Resene Energy Yellow
Art deco study

Resene Energy Yellow features in the study... more
Resene Energy Yellow
Art deco library

Library is vibrant with Resene Energy Yellow ... more
Resene California
Library
Bold feature of Resene California on the walls... more
Resene Curious Blue with Resene Half Pearl Lusta playroom
Fresh playroom
Resene Curious Blue with Resene Half Pearl Lusta... more
Geometric theme
Geometric theme

Easy to do, outline the area with low-tack painter’s tape... more
Piano painted in Resene Half Baked
Painted piano
Resene Moon Glow walls and Resene Half Baked piano... more
Resene paints in this faux painted tiling
A stylish courtyard
Resene Atoll and Resene Breaker Bay courtyard - a stunning entertaining space... more
Resene Sea Nymph and Resene Alabaster have been used to create a warm and inviting extra living and office space
Artist's studio

Resene Sea Nymph and Resene Alabaster create warmth... more
Feature  wall (faux old English brick) wall in the garden using Resene Hairy Heath
Feature wall

A faux old English brick wall in the garden painted with Resene Hairy Heath... more
Resene Koru
Office spare bedroom
An office/spare bedroom features Resene Koru... more
Playroom vibrant with Resene Paints
Playroom
A playroom vibrant with Resene colours... more
Resene Sea Fog
Home office
A home office with bright colours against Resene Sea Fog walls... more
Resene Woodsman Pitch Black stain
Resene Woodsman stain

Resene Woodsman Pitch Black stained wall... more
Resene Geraldine
Dressing room
A bright dressing room with Resene Geraldine... more
Resene Casal in a home office
A home office
Bold Resene Casal contrasts against white decals... more
The drawers are finished in Resene Kitsch
Resene Kitsch
The upcycled old drawers are artistically finished in Resene Kitsch... more
A modern version of French Country with purple and creams
A smart laundry

A modern version of French Country with purple and creams... more
Resene Bokara Grey
Resene Bokara Grey

Walls, pergolas and fences are painted with Resene Bokara Grey... more
Resene Quarter Friar Grey
Gym
Resene Quarter Friar Grey has made the house feel warmer... more
Resene Delta Blue in indoor pool
Resene Delta Blue
A large indoor pool features Resene Delta Blue walls... more
Resene Pirate in office
A love of red
This stunning home office glows with Resene Pirate... more
Resene Blackboard Paint green fridge
Painted furniture
A kitchen features a range of painted furniture including the fridge... more
Painted cabinet
Painted cabinet
Resene Double Perfect Taupe walls and striped wooden cabinet...more
TV room in Resene Cobblestone
TV room
TV room in Resene Cobblestone with Resene Tea ceiling... more
Office in Resene Smitten
Home office
A bold and warm home office uses Resene Smitten to put a smile on your lips... more
Resene Double Alabaster in breakfast nook
Breakfast nook
Resene Double Alabaster in a breakfast nook... more
Resene Quarter Tea in laundry
Laundry
Resene Quarter Tea - now for the rest of the house... more
Resene Shadow Green in rumpus room
Rumpus room
A beachside feeling using Resene Shadow Green and Resene White... more
The study/spare bedroom features Resene Tasman and Resene Milk White
Study/spare bedroom
This features Resene Tasman and Resene Milk White... more
Resene Pipi
Garden beds
Garden beds with Resene Pipi with Resene Oiled Cedar wood stain glow... more
Resene Aviator
A Resene Aviator fence
A bright Resene Aviator fence matches the house trim... more
Office with a Resene Gold Dust feature wall
Home office
A home office with a Resene Gold Dust feature wall... more
Front door painted with Resene PohutukawaFront door
Front door is painted with Resene Pohutukawa with Resene Aviator surrounds... more
Resene Seafog walls for a nursery
Nursery
Resene Dreamer and Resene Princess striped walls... more
Resene Black
Fence
The fences and garden edging are stained with Resene Pitch Black... more
Resene Quarter Napa
Home office
A home office is finished in Resene Quarter Napa... more
Letterbox using Resene Climate
Letterbox
A uniquely designed and painted letterbox using Resene Climate... more
Resene Dynamite
Resene Dynamite
Transforming their front door with Resene Dynamite... more
Fence of many colours
Colourful fence
A colourful fence became a meet-the-neighbours project... more
Resene Foggy Grey, Resene Periglacial Blue, Resene Bounty, Resene Gunsmoke and Resene Casper
Stairway
The stairway is part of a calming colour scheme... more
A brightly painted cabinet in a child's room
Painted cabinet
A brightly painted cabinet in a child's room... more
Studio with Resene Sail
Studio
 As this is a room for creativity they went with Resene Sail... more
Resene Seafog
Painted moulding
Picture rails in all the rooms are ‘faux’, with the painted moulding fixed over the top... more
Artists Studio
Artists studio
Light and airy - Resene Spanish White in this working artist's studio... more
Resene Linen
Veranda
A relaxing, cool outdoor room painted in Resene Sea Fog... more
Backyard make over
Backyard makeover
A makeover for a dull
backyard... more
Sewing Room
Sewing room
A sewing room with Resene Cutty Sark painted over old textured wallpaper... more
Derived from nature
Feature wall
A feature wall and splashback in Resene Raging Bull... more
Resene Subzero on sunroom walls
Sunroom/spare bedroom
Resene Subzero on sunroom walls reflects the blue sea... more
Resene Flourish on feature wall
Dressed for success
A fresh clean look with Resene Flourish on this feature wall... more
Shed painted in Resene Spanish Green
Smart hobby shed
This shed is painted in Resene Spanish Green with Resene Everglade trims... more
Study
Bright study
This study is crisply finished in Resene Eighth Tapa... more
Resene
Resene Rose of Sharon
A stunning Resene Rose Of Sharon door and poppy mural... more
Study
Library
A featured wall of Resene Prairie Sand complements the Resene Astra... more
Study
Resene Kalgoorie study
The warmth of Resene Kalgoorie Sands glows in their study... more
Study
Home office
The office is finished in crisp Resene Norwegian Blue... more
Resene Bokara Grey painted wall
Make a statement
Resene Bokara Grey painted wall with aluminium railings... more
Laundry painted in Resene Kombi
Laundry
The green of Resene Kombi is connected to the view from the laundry window... more
painting a deck
Painted deck
The dirt is now banished and the Resene coated areas are easy to keep clean.... more
Study
Study
Resene Grenadier features in this study with Resene Chicago... more
Exterior
Entrance hall
Resene Napa family - tone on tone colour scheme is restful... more
Laundry painted in Resene Sugar Loaf
Light laundry
Resene Sugar Loaf flows in from the kitchen into this compact light laundry... more
Office painted in Resene Wellywood
Bright home office
This bright office is painted in Resene Wellywood... more
Office with a feature wall of Resene Lusty
Home office
A home office with a feature wall of Resene Lusty... more
A studio with display, manufacturing and office areas
Studio with bold tonings

A studio with display, manufacturing and office areas... more
Fence
Fence
A modern and smart concrete and wooden fence... more
Resene Ying Yang features in a laundry
Laundry
Resene Ying Yang features in a laundry... more
A plaster and timber fence converts a lawn into a courtyard
Concrete and wood fence
A plaster and timber fence painted in Resene Double Biscotti converts a lawn... more
Rumpus room
Rumpus room
Resene colours for a camouflage effect in the 'bunker'... more
an outdoor entertainment area
Outdoor entertainment
Resene Hot Chile glows in the evening in the firelight and surrounding spotlights... more
Cabinet with a distressed paint effect technique
Cabinet
Resene Wasabi cabinet with a distressed paint effect... more
Home office with an olde world  effect
Home office
Resene Monarch gives this home office an olde world effect... more
A homebased naturopathy clinic
Warm welcoming clinic
Resene Hathaway glows in this homebased naturopathy clinic... more
Resene French Grey for a sunroom
Grey sunroom
A sunroom with Resene French Grey walls that change... more
A uniquely painted floor
A painted floor
Resene Quarter Spanish White and Resene Black creates tiles... more
Study
Home office
The office is finished in Resene Equator... more
Study
Colourful study
Everything is painted in this colourful house even rocks... more
Outdoor paintings
Outdoor paintings
Resene paints are used for colourful outdoor paintings... more
Gables and soffits were painted and the veranda relined
Gables and soffits
Gables and soffits were painted and the veranda relined... more
Painting Plastered Walls
Plastered wall
A practical retaining wall is now a garden feature wall... more
Painting Pergolas
Painted pergola
A painted pergola is a bright feature... more
A bright study and toy room
Resene Enigma study
A bright study in Resene Sea Fog and Resene Enigma... more
Painting two studies
White walled study
Resene Midnight Express on the ceiling in this 11 foot stud room... more
A laundry featuring Resene Sushi
Freshly coated laundry
Their laundry now features Resene Sushi and Resene Bunting... more
Painted Furniture and a Retail Shop
Retail shop
A bold palette in this brightly painted retail shop... more
Sunporch
Sunporch
A tone-on-tone colour scheme in a sunporch... more
Brightly painted sheltered deck and corrogated fence
Deck and fence
A brightly painted sheltered deck and corrugated fence... more
A conservatory with Resene Terrazzo Paint Effects
Conservatory
A conservatory with a Resene terrazzo paint effect... more
     
 
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