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A trio new to DIY take on bold colours

Three's company


Teamwork is the name of the game for Di, Annette and Jean, three keen DIY'ers whom have purchased a shell of a house in Twizel and are busy furnishing it themselves. Describing themselves as middle-aged to elderly, age is no barrier for these ladies. Determined to get in and do the work themselves, the first room they have completed is the bathroom.

Deciding on Resene Super Gloss enamel tinted to Resene Milano Red on the ceiling and two walls joined by white on remaining areas early on, the painting took two weekends to finish. The bold red and white scheme looks brilliant against the white ceiling downlights, the homemade white towel storage and the perfectly matched red and white towels.

Relatively new to DIY, the trio found painting easy. In fact, the Resene Super Gloss enamel went on so well with a roller they were tempted to just do a single coat, although they did do the recommended second coat to ensure they got the best look.

With the bathroom under their belts, they have since finished two bedrooms that are also bold in colour. Di, Annette and Jean "reckon people stick to safe colours like Spanish White and Double Spanish White too much. Come on, be BOLD!"

 
Two walls and ceiling of bathroom Bathroom other areas
Resene Milano Red
Resene Milano Red Resene White

Thanks to Di, Annette and Jean.

 

 

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