Resene Coast Above: Vanessa Nouwen’s old bach has been repainted throughout with Resene Black White to make it feel bigger, and accessorised with blues. Nautical/boathouse – decorate with whitewashed floors and walls, painted oars, marine-inspired tongue and groove walls, colourful canvas stripes, charts and maps, natural rattan shades and weathered surfaces. Try accents of navy and stormy blues like Resene Submerge and Resene Coast. Rustic and raw – use plywood, concrete, upcycled timber furniture, chunky tables and rusted metals. Protect timber with a durable urethane like Resene Aquaclear and protect concrete floors with Resene Concrete Wax. Resene She’ll Be Right Retro – play up the heritage aspect of existing baches. Update existing retro kitchens with colourful cabinetry and funky handles, kitsch art and objects from op shops, second-hand furniture, Crown Lynn pottery and old photos in frames. Retro colours to try include teals, mustards and oranges like Resene She’ll Be Right, Resene Cleopatra and Resene Adrenalin. Resene Cleopatra Resene Adrenalin Resene Submerge Beachy – use chalky whites like Resene Merino, along with faded blues, like Resene Slipstream and sand colours like Resene Smoothie. Decorate with driftwood, shells, beach ornaments, Cape Cod chairs, ceramic or metallic fish, colourful canvas stripes, log fires and window shutters. Resene Smoothie Resene Merino Resene Slipstream Resene Chorus Line Surfie – use primary accents alongside surf boards, surf shop art, caps and bags in surf brands, denim cushions and surf break prints. Colours to try are fresh yellows, reds and greens like Resene Chorus Line, Resene Poppy and Resene Away We Go. Resene Away We Go Resene Poppy Bach styles to try Above: When Maurice Reeger of MnM Design created his own alpine retreat, he used Resene Elephant as a cool counterpoint to timber linings. Resene Elephant Resene Black White 40