Bedroom decorating inspiration gallery

Below are a collection of bedrooms 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 Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.

Leaving cream behind
Leaving cream behind

A feminine, soft colour that went with existing furnishings... more
Bringing in the things you love- spare room
Giving depth to a spare room

Resene Midnight Express on the feature wall to gives the room some depth... more
All in the greys
All in the greys

A calming and relaxing room, so nice and cosy... more

Beachy spare bedroom

Contacting a Resene colour specialist for advice... more
making the most of smaller space
Making the most of a smaller space

A great neutral backdrop for artworks and mementoes... more
Getting creative with paint
Getting creative with paint

Using a black, white and grey colour scheme... more
Farmhouse refresh
Farmhouse refresh

A warm, light and versatile paint colour palette... more
Home of art
Home of art

A limited colour palette so as not to compete with the art... more
A door-able in colour
A door-able in colour

Colour was injected into the bedrooms by painting the doors... more
The power of three
The power of three

A colour scheme based around a Pacifica coloured themed canvas... more
Place of rainbows
Place of rainbows

Soft colours are used throughout the bedrooms... more
Bedroom of blue
Bedroom of blue

Resene Powder Blue is perfect for visually cooling the room down... more
Inspired by Pinterest
Inspired by Pinterest

Incorporating mint green and pale grey for a mature look... more

Rent renovate repaint

Two walls of Resene Scarpa Flow feature in the master bedroom... more

A helping hand with colour

The main bedroom is soft and restful with walls in Resene Sorrento... more
A timeless colour choice
A timeless colour choice

Using a warm fresh colour on the walls makes the house look bigger... more

For the love of colour

Using bright or dark colours contrasted with the white ceilings, and allowed the plasterwork... more
For the love of old homes
For the love of old homes

Resene Triple White Pointer on walls with Resene Alabaster on trim... more

Magnetic attraction

Resene Foggy Grey in the upstairs master bedroom gives it a restful feel... more
Ready for something dramatic
Ready for something dramatic

The inky tones of Resene Jaguar are a great alternative to black... more
Coming home to colour
Coming home to colour

A lovely palette of colours, which gives each room its own individual... more

Bursts of colour

Using Resene colours extensively, particularly as highlights... more
Beach house in the city
Beach house in the city

Resene Dusted Blue gives a restful feel enhancing relaxation... more
For the sake of a fridge
A calming bedroom

Stoney blue green walls with a black ceiling... more
Homely and bright colour
Homely and bright colour

Resene Loulou has given the master bedroom the colour of passion and luxury... more

A touch of colour

The master bedroom is matching the ensuite with Resene Lemon Grass... more
A dream home
A dream home

A complementary neutral to the rest of the house but of differing temperatures and depths of warmth... more
Bringing in the things you love - master bedroom
Bringing in the things you love

The feature wall makes an incredible statement and works perfectly... more
Bringing in the things you love- spare room
Giving depth to a spare room

Resene Midnight Express on the feature wall to gives the room some depth... more

Picturing a picket fence

The interior walls were all painted with Resene Half Tea with Resene Black White on trim... more
All in the greys
All in the greys

A calming and relaxing room, so nice and cosy... more
Dressing a cottage in neutral shades
A cottage in neutral shades

Using colours that complement the cottage while adding a light and clean look... more

A home around a door

Launching into a decade of colour in this timeless, contemporary home... more

Refreshed every three years

Resene Lilac Bush as a stunning feature wall... more
Topped in black
Topped in black

A clean look of black and white with metallic accents... more
Colour brings character

Whimsical restful colours perfect for a bedroom... more
Ask an expert
Ask an expert

Updating the look and feel with neutral shades... more

Don't be afraid of colour

Using colour has allowed this family to stamp individual personalities... more

Beachy spare bedroom

Contacting a Resene colour specialist for advice... more

1900s villa bedroom

Featuring wallpapers from the Masterpiece and Paradise... more

Grey in the guest bedroom

A perfect stone-like colour that looks gorgeous in any light... more
Resene Albescent White
Modern bungalow
A neutral palette provides a subtle contrast to the white kitchen... more
Resene Half Thorndon Cream
Cottage bedroom

Light and simple interiors with Resene Half Thorndon Cream... more
Resene Half Pearl Lusta in the lounge
Accenting the timber

Resene Half Pearl Lusta in the master bedroom... more
Resene Optimist and Resene Black White walls
Vibrant colour

Resene Optimist and Resene Black White walls... more
Resene Metallic Blast Grey 3 sprayed on
Metallic silver wall

Resene Metallic Blast Grey 3 was sprayed on to the bedroom wall... more
Resene Chelsea Cucumber feature wall
Green feature wall

Resene Chelsea Cucumber feature bedroom wall... more
Resene Periglacial Blue walls
Warm and welcoming

Resene Periglacial Blue walls feature in this guest bedroom... more
Resene Quarter Periglacial Blue
Patterned wall

Resene Quarter Periglacial Blue and stencil... more
Resene Silver Chalice
Resene Silver Chalice

Resene Silver Chalice and Resene Iron makes a statement... more
Resene Quarter Truffle, with window, doors and ceilings in Resene Quarter Rice Cake
Kiwi House

Resene Quarter Truffle walls and Resene Quarter Rice Cake ceilings... more
Resene Windsor feature wall
Wall creativity

A colour blocked bedroom using Resene Windsor... more
Resene Half Merino and Resene Silver Chalice
Beachy feel

Resene Half Merino and Resene Silver Chalice feature wall... more
Resene Fuscous Grey
Dark feature wall

Resene Fuscous Grey on walls and wardrobe doors... more
Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta
Total makeover

Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta... more
Resene Tuna feature wall
A dark feature wall

Resene Tuna, complemented with walls in Resene Eighth Canterbury Clay... more
Resene paint
Work in progress

She used Resene Quarter Foundry to paint the wall behind the bed... more
A herringbone pattern for the guest bedroom using Resene Grey Chateau
A herringbone pattern

Resene Grey Chateau features in a wall in the guest bedroom... more
Favourite colours
Understated, relaxing

Green and pink are her favourite colours for bedrooms... more
Favourite colours for bedrooms
Renovated sleepout

Resene Half Napa on walls, ceilings - fresh and clean... more
Resene Spicy Pink features in master bedroom
Master bedroom
Resene Spicy Pink features in master bedroom... more
Resene Hot August feature wall
Decorated floors
Creating a real 'home' for their family with painted floors... more
Resene Half Stonehenge and Resene Baltic Sea
Moody and romantic

Resene Half Stonehenge and Resene Baltic Sea were the perfect pairing... more
Colours complement each other
Serene and calm

Now, all the colours complement each other... more
Resene Gravel as the feature wall with Resene Quarter Truffle walls
'Opened out' room

Resene Gravel feature wall with Resene Quarter Truffle... more
Resene Awash walls
French provincial

A ‘new old house’ with a hint of French provincial... more
a new look on a small budget
Master bedroom

Resene Nebula feature wall behind the bed... more
Resene Adventure matches the purple and indigo of the batik
Batik inspired

Resene Adventure matches the purple and indigo of the fabric... more
Resene Rice Cake
Fresh and inviting

Black and white wallpaper with Resene Rice Cake... more
Resene Shiraz walls.
Bold colours

Resene Shiraz walls... more
Interesting stripes in Resene Black White and Resene Tea
Interesting stripes
Feature wall behind the the bed in Resene Trinidad... more
Resene Pale Leaf
Guest bedroom

Resene Pale leaf with French inspired accessories... more
Wallpaper from Resene
Art deco in bedroom

Features the wallpaper Shiny Ivory Statements... more
Custom made pinks
Custom made pinks

The bedroom colours were matched to perfection... more
Resene Indian Ink wall
Making a statement

This bedroom wall makes a definite statement... more
Resene Merlot walls.
Bold colours in bedroom

Resene Merlot walls... more
Resene Rhino on two walls with Resene Tea
Dark feature walls
Resene Rhino with Resene Tea and Resene Knock Out... more
Resene Cinderella walls with Resene Alabaster trims
Pastel palette

Resene Cinderella with Resene Alabaster trims... more
Resene Eastern Blue and Resene Decadence  bedroom walls
More purple than paua
 Resene Decadence, Resene Eastern Blue and passionate purple called Resene Paris M... more
Resene Periglacial Blue and Resene Sea Fog bedroom
An icy river blue
Resene Periglacial Blue from the Karen Walker collection. The others are Resene Sea Fog... more
Resene Nero bedroom
Headboard showcase
A bedroom in Resene Nero showcases a beautiful hand crafted fabric headboard... more
Moody and romantic bedroom
Moody and romantic

Resene Half Stonehenge and Resene Baltic Sea... more
Resene Scarpa Flow  bedroom walls
A Toledo steel grey
The master bedroom walls are finished in Resene Scarpa Flow... more
Resene Pohtukawa in a master bedroom
Rich red spiced up
Resene Pohutukawa, a spicy rich red in the master bedroom... more
Stunning Resene Lush bedroom walls
An earthy olive green
The stunning colour of Resene Lush graces these bedroom walls... more
Resene Awash bedroom walls
No restrictions
Resene Awash is a subdued mid blue flooded with soft depth... more
Resene Quarter Ziggurat bedroom walls
A soft and warm blue
For the bedrooms they used Resene Quarter Ziggurat. With a yellow chair... more
Resene Periglacial Blue bedroom walls
Blue view
She loves the dusky blue of Resene Periglacial Blue, which works in beautifully... more
Resene Smashing bedroom walls with white trim
Bold pure red
Resene Smashing with a white frame brings this bedroom to life... more
Resene Haystack and Resene Stun
Neutral background
The yellow tones of Resene Haystack made the space feel warmer and provided... more
Resene Celestial Blue bedroom walls
Attic delight
They added a skylight so the room is light enough to handle Resene Celestial Blue... more
Resene Quarter Sisal bedroom
Neutral palette
Resene Quarter Sisal, Resene Linen and gorgeous Resene Blanched Pink bedrooms... more
Colourful Resene Geraldine bedroom walls
Colourful and festive
This bedroom is finished in Resene Geraldine both colourful and festive... more
Resene Half Robin Egg Blue master bedroom walls and ensuite
Peaceful and calm
The master bedroom and ensuite are Resene Half Robin Egg Blue, peaceful and calm... more
Resene Lemon Twist walls in a south facing bedroom
Funky and warm
The south facing spare room is Resene Lemon Twist, a summer fresh yellow.. more
Bright Resene Flash Point bedroom
Scorching fire red
Resene Flash Point enables her to wake each morning and feel good about the day... more
Resene Escape  bedroom walls with stencil of Resene Wedgewood
French flair
Resene Escape is used on the walls and is painted over the existing wallpaper... more
Resene Thornton Cream walls and Resene Eighth Thorndon Cream trims
Sophisticated neutrals
Resene Thorndon Cream for the walls and Resene Eighth Thorndon Cream for the trim... more
Resene Iko Iko
Hints of the forest
This bedroom features Resene Iko Iko for a hint of a forest, neither warm nor cool... more
Resene Fandango on bedroom walls
Edwardian and sedate
Resene Fandango. It was as if it had been designed just for this bedroom... more
Vibrant Resene Lochmara on bedroom walls
Vibrant and refreshing
To finish the interior look, Resene Lochmara is used in the bedroom and library... more
Resene Half Milk White master bedroom walls
Modest and composed
Resene Half Milk White in the master bedroom and Resene Periglacial Blue in the ensuite... more
A feminine and Bohemian bedroom
Feminine fancy
Previously totally white, she wanted a bedroom that was feminine and bohemian... more
Resene Pirate for a boy's bedroom and the master bedroom
Red with a touch of gold
The master bedroom and their son's room are both finished in Resene Pirate... more

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