Above: Resene Half Duck Egg Blue was used in this spare bedroom and changes with the light and reflections outside the window. turn the page for alternative looks for this home’s living room... words Sharon Newey images Bryce Carleton Use Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen for interior walls and team it with Resene SpaceCote Flat on ceilings for a long-lasting, wipeable surface. Here, it’s tinted to Resene Quarter Truffle for the hallway. Resene has a range of different stains suitable for exterior use including the Resene Woodsman range in both oil and waterborne versions. Resene ColorShops also stock Wood-X, used on this home to rejuvenate the cedar. Resene Quarter Truffle Resene Gauntlet painters Martin Maddocks for the interior; Harley’s House Painters for the exterior Get the roof look with the Resene Summit Roof range, tinted to Resene Gauntlet. Resene Raindance Resene Half Dusted Blue Resene Remember Me weathered blues: Weathered, beachy blues and greys are versatile, perennial popular colours and feature strongly in the new Resene The Range fashion colours. Here are three to try: They didn’t want the house to be a homage to current trends but rather a reflection of their own tastes and the situation. The kitchen is a great example, where they could have easily gone with the currently popular island bench layout and streamlined cabinets. Instead, they retained the kitchen’s original U shape and went for a Cape Cod aesthetic with panelled doors and black accents. The front of the bench seen from the dining side and the shelves on the back wall are made from left-over flooring planks. Now that the renovation is complete, the living area is a favourite space. “It still delights me. It’s so calming. Sitting in the egg chair is a favourite spot,” says Angela. The couple’s desire to create a relaxed, warm and welcoming home has worked. Tim splits his work week between the city and home. A trip to visit their grown children is planned, and in the meantime, they’ll keep up their regular beach walks with labradoodle Sam. Resene Half Duck Egg Blue Use the right Resene colour and paint for the job paint it right did you know... that you can get free colour and technical advice online at www.resene.com/colourexpert and www.resene.com/techexpert, or visit your Resene ColorShop? You can also book a colour consultancy in store or at home in selected areas. Book online at www.resene.com/colourconsultant. 51