Colour inspiration

Get inspiring ideas to help you choose colours and decorate. View the decorating inspiration gallery, Trends magazine articles or our awards gallery and case studies for a huge range of decorating projects. Or view the latest colour trends for colour ideas.

Decorating Inspiration gallery
Decorating inspiration

A collection of decorating projects completed by keen DIY'ers... view
TrendsIdeas inspiration gallery featuring Resene paints
TrendsIdeas gallery

View these home decorating stories from TrendsIdeas... view
Colour Home awards gallery
Colour Home Awards

Stunning interior or exterior colour schemes in Your Home & Garden magazine... view
Resene Total Colour Awards gallery
Total Colour Awards

Resene Total Colour Awards projects provide inspiration for decorating... view
Resene Habitat magazine
Habitat magazine

View inspiring stories from Habitat magazine... view
Townhouse finished with Resene colours
Products in action

View hundreds of case studies of Resene products used on projects all over New Zealand and Australia... view
Renovating guide

Renovate rental properties with this handy information series... view
Colour personality
Colour personality

Have you ever felt that the colours in a room weren't to your taste? Maybe they didn't fit with your colour personality... view
ColourWise inspiration newsletters
ColourWise newsletters

ColourWise newsletters educate about colours and colour combinations... view
habitat of the week
Habitat of the Week

Interesting articles from Habitat of the Week... view

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Electronic colour swatches
Colour swatch library

Search for or browse through over 6000 Resene online colour swatches... view
Wallpaper library
Wallpaper library

Search for or browse through over 3000 online wallpaper swatches... view
Curtain library
Curtain library

A range of fabrics designed to complement popular Resene colours... view
Product list
Product library

Resene's extensive range of paints, stains and coatings... view
Resene Colour Class videos
Colour Class videos

View these series of informative classes from colour expert Catherine Smith... view
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