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From the Resene/Your Home and Garden Colour Home Awards Competition - Nov 2012 finalist

Ian, Winifred and daughter Amiria Kiddle’s vibrant Havelock North home showcases a range of Pasifika-inspired shades from the Resene Style Pasifika collection.

They drew inspiration for their decor from the work of the home’s original architect, the late John Scott, whose designs were bold, original and distinctly New Zealand.

“We chose Resene Red Frangipani and Resene Orange Wood for the kitchen and dining room,” says Amiria. “These are areas for moving, eating and chatting, so they needed strong, lively colours.

“Mum’s mantra has always been that it doesn’t matter if colours are supposed to ‘go’ together if the tones are the same. So we’ve followed that advice here, and love the result.

Kitchen and seating area
Right: from this photo The window seat provides a nice contemplative spot from which to view the greenery outside. The painting is by Palmerston North artist Horowai Le Par, the kitchen’s plywood detailing sits well with the bold shade Resene Orange Wood.

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Left: The painting is by Palmerston North artist Horowai Le Par, Center: A Crown Lynn vase is surrounded by a collection of colourful birds. Right: Winifred bought this impressive starburst clock online.

Consider this:

Style Pasifika creative director Stan Wolfgramm and Resene worked together to create a colour palette inspired by the colours of Style Pasifika – a feast for the senses combined with vibrant and natural colours. View the collection...

Combine your favourite bold hues for an exciting look, or team subdued neutrals with pops of Pasifika colour. Finish with flourishes of fresh cut flowers or bold accessories.

Pasifika colours to try


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