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Feature walls are a wonderful tool because they allow us the freedom to make significant changes on a regular basis.

Let’s face it, with a relatively modest amount of paint, we can effectively undertake a total bedroom transformation every time a stylish new duvet cover set or classy curtain fabric takes our fancy. Just be sure you’ve invested in a classic style of bedroom furniture, and the rest is easy!

Top tip: Can’t find any artwork to go with your colour scheme? Create your own. You could make butterflies like these from wallpaper, or use testpots or leftover paint to paint abstract patterns on a canvas or a series of canvases painted solid colours for a striking look.

Four colour panel
Rusts and greens and wall art
1.The deliciously warm Resene Triple Truffle lends a self-possessed and cocooning air to this bedroom, a perfect foil for the rusts and olive greens of the bed linen and the whimsical butterfly wall art. It’s teamed with the chalky soft tones of Resene Black White on the ceiling.
Beautiful greyed blues from smoky slate tones...
2. In the world of interiors, beautiful greyed blues from smoky slate tones through to deep inks, are on the rise in the popularity stakes. Appearing now in myriad forms, these classic hues are no longer regarded as cold and unfriendly; with modern paint manufacturing techniques, they can be imbued with extra depth. In this bedroom scheme, Resene Cello, is elegant and refined when contrasted with all-time classic Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta on the ceiling.
The extravagant mid-olive yellow
3. The extravagant mid-olive yellow of Resene Highball is pleasingly intense, and full of character in this version of our bedroom. When teamed with the decorators’ perennial favourite Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta, it takes on a whole new energy and warmth. Try adding accessories in earthy colours such as cream and chocolate brown to add life to this practically timeless scheme.
Bringing this room to fiery life the intense colour of the desert sunset.
4.Bringing this room to fiery life, Resene Ayers Rock is the intense colour of the desert sunset. Full of fire and splendor, it’s a colour that’s best kept to the bedhead wall; with its heart-accelerating properties, it may keep you awake if you look at it too long. It sits well with other shades on the yellow spectrum and has an intense presence that is balanced perfectly with the use of Resene Quarter Spanish White on the ceiling. Original scheme by Trinity Interior Design, Auckland.

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