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Stripe delight!

From the Resene/Your Home and Garden Colour Home Awards Competition - Oct 2010 finalist

Wellington’s Victoria Mahony thrilled her daughter Milly, 5, and son Ned, 3, by brightening up their shared bedroom.

Bright stripes
Victoria (pictured with baby Alice, Ned and Milly) says Resene Subzero is perfect for both boys and girls.

Wellington’s Victoria Mahony thrilled her daughter Milly, 5, and son Ned, 3, by brightening up their shared bedroom with Resene Subzero. “I thought horizontal stripes would look great across one wall and that it wouldn’t be too hard with the help of some trusty masking tape, a ruler and a little patience,” Victoria says. “We love the colour, and Milly, who has the top bunk, says that lying in bed feels like she is floating in the sky.”

Va va voom

Top tip: Stripes allow you to use two (or more) Resene colours in a room. To create stripes, paint a colour on the area where you want stripes to go. When dry, place low tack masking tape on the wall, forming gaps for where you want to paint the second colour. Paint the second colour on exposed areas. Remove tape before paint dries.

Top tip: Resene Write-On Wall Paint is ideal for kids play areas. Apply the clear finish over your existing wall colour. Once dry, kids can write over it using whiteboard markers. Rub out with a whiteboard eraser or cloth and start drawing again.

Childrens bedroom use of stripes to a dramatic effect.
Stripes are a fun way to experiment with colour in children’s bedrooms.

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