b'editorialwelcomeWithout getting too clich, this year has been disruptive, to say the least. Travel restrictions and interruptions to the global supply chain have thrown the progression of colour and decorating trends for a loop. Forsome,thecombinationofhavingmoretimeathome and the reallocation of money that had been squirrelled away in the piggy bank for a holiday has meant that many building, renovation and decorating projects that have long been on the to-do list are finally getting checked off. Its been incredible to see the indomitable creativity that has come out of our readers. Our team has thoroughly enjoyed each and every DIY and redecorating project that youve shared by email and on social media. Some of them youll even find in the pages that followalong with plenty of clever new painting and decorating projects to inspire you to tackle those things around your home or bach that you might have been putting off.Whether youre wanting to better define a zone within a larger open plan space, rejig your outdoor living area or just need some fun and colourful crafts to keep you and the kids busy, youll findWorking on a projectheaps of ideas to get the wheels turning in this issue. with Resene paints, stains or Happy reading! Resene wallpaper? Wed love to see it! Share it with us on email,Laura Lynn Johnston editor Finch Facebook or Instagram! firstname.lastname@example.orgResenehabitatbyreseneMiso@habitatbyreseneReseneSebedeeReseneEighth PavlovaResene Three of my favourite colours from Riptide the Resene Multi-finish collectionWhile paint has always been great for protecting surfaces andpaint sales that we have never seen the likes of before. Our advice making them look better, this year, the process of painting hasteam have answered tens of thousands of your emails and calls been just as rewarding as the final finish for so many decorators.with every paint and colour query imaginable.The Home of Storage Inspiration WithhourstowhileawayathomeandmanyplansouttheWere incredibly grateful to everyone who has supported our window, painting has proved an enjoyable and productive way toteam of over 700 Kiwis and our close-knit Australian team by keep busy. Countless decorators have taken the time to add a lickshopping with us and choosing to buy Resene. Thanks to you, our At Blums Auckland and Christchurch showrooms, your storage story isof paint around their home. humble Kiwi paint company that Ted Nightingale started in a New brought to life on any scale, big or small. Come visit us to experience theAnd with that lick of paint has come a real sense of satisfactionZealand garage in 1946 can look forward to a milestone 75th and achievement that despite all the setbacks of lockdowns andbirthday next year.SPACE STEP and SPACE TOWER cabinet applications. To spark inspirationrestrictions, we can choose to make the best of things. It remindsTheenthusiasm,passionandenergyweveseensomany for your project check out Blums European hardware @blumnewzealandus all that small, steady improvements can really make such a bigdecorators throw into the projects they have shared with us has differenceovertime.Manycustomerspoppedinjusttodoareminded us all that, even on the darkest days, a little colour and feature wall in their lounge when restrictions first started, thenfresh paint can do wonders for wellbeing and make a house truly slowly started working through other interior walls and are nowfeel like home.popping back to their local Resene ColorShop for exterior paintHappy decorating!and stain. the Resene teamThere have been ups and downs and spikes and troughs inResenewww.blum.com Manuka Honey3'