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Home exteriors decorating inspiration gallery - p. 2

Below are a collection of home exteriors projects completed by keen DIY'ers.

Click on a picture to find out more about the project or search the Gallery using the search function. If you’d like to submit your project into this decorating inspiration gallery we’d love to hear from you. Simply email information about your project and your images to Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.

Blue and white home exterior
Blue for you
So cool. Resene Comfort Zone with Resene White... more
Home exterior
Deeper colour

Resene Sonyx 101 CoolColour in Resene Trojan... more
Neutral home exterior
Resene Sisal walls

Resene Lemon grass and Resene Blue Charcoal trims... more
Neutral home exterior
Resene Nepal blue

Resene Citrus, Resene Saltbox, Resene Nepal and Resene Tea... more
Neutral home exterior
A neutral scheme
Resene Perfect Taupe walls and Resene Quarter Rice Cake windows... more
Colourful home exterior
Colourful frieze
Resene Iko Iko and the roof in Resene Twizel... more
Yellow and white home exterior
A lively colour

The exterior now glows in stunning Resene Alo Alo... more
Light blue home exterior
Resene Tsunami

Resene Tsunami and Resene Rhino on doors and trims.. more
Converted church into family home
A former church

Resene Periglacial Blue and Resene Celestial Blue... more
Character home exterior
Character full

Resene Double Fossil for the base of the home, Resene Half Fossil and Resene Quarter Fossil... more
Character home exterior
1900s home

Stunning colours of Resene Half Stonehenge, Resene Sea Fog trims and Resene Akaroa... more
Blue beach home
Beach home

Striking with Resene Enigma and Resene Black White on the joinery... more
European style home exterior
European style

Resene Zorba, with bargeboards in Resene Ship Grey, eaves and gable apex in Resene Tide... more
Grey and white home exterior
Repair needed

Resene Santas Grey on the weatherboards with Resene White windows and trims... more
Light brown home exterior
No restrictions

Resene Biscotti is used on the random cedar with Resene Leather on the garage... more
Cottage exterior
Cottage do-up

Resene Half Colonial White, Resene Punga and Resene Flash Point for sills... more
Pale green home exterior
House makeover

Resene Helium on the exterior, with Resene Hairy Heath on the feature wall... more
Grey home exterior
Total refurbishment

Resene Iron and the feature walls in Resene Shuttle Grey, and window sill edges... more
Blue home exterior
Brand new coat

Nicola's home has been rejuvenated with a dark palette of colours, Resene Blue Bark... more
Stained timber - home exterior
Quick choices
West Coast cedar stained with Resene Woodsman Limed Ash and Titan board... more
Art deco home exterior
Art Deco

Resene Buttery White on walls, Resene Deco on trims, Resene Triple Napa on the deck... more
Black and white home exterior
Colourful palette

Resene Black walls and window frames in Resene Double Pearl Lusta to make it creamy and luscious... more
Country home exterior
Country living

Deep earthy colour complements the rural surrounds and makes... more
Grey and blue home exterior
Top to toe

The house is painted in Resene Bermuda Grey with Resene Madison around the windows... more
Light blue home exterior
Seaboard style

Resene Coastal Blue graces the exterior with trims painted in Resene Black White... more
Beach home exterior
Beach scene

Resene Powder Blue and Resene Wan White and a front door of Resene Daredevil... more
Grey and green home exterior
Happy place

The home is striking in Resene Half Pearl Lusta, Resene Valentino... more
Neutral home exterior
Neutral palette

Resene Chicago, Resene Half Alabaster and Resene Charcoal garage doors... more
Character home exterior
Preserving history

Resene Merino walls, Resene Double Tea and Resene Coffee Bean... more
Grey home exterior
Modern style

Resene Grey Chateau for the main walls with Resene Tuna for the spouting and doors... more
Retro blue home exterior
Retro right

A white exterior with Resene Puerto Rico trims to add a sea/coastal element... more
White home exterior

Resene Dutch White, the roof in Resene Karaka, the windows in Resene Thistle... more
Villa exterior
1910 bay villa

Resene Canterbury Clay is a neutral with attitude and a Resene Blue Lagoon door... more
Black and white home exterior
Pride in paint

Resene Half Napa walls, Resene Ironsand fences and garden edging in Resene Pitch Black... more
Neutral home exterior
Blending in

Resene Climate roof, Resene Quarter Sisal walls and black Resene weatherboards... more
Neutral villa exterior
120 year old villa

Resene Napa on walls, Resene Double Napa on trims, Resene Gravel on the windows... more
Dark blue fence
Colour with a twist

Resene Pipi is the main exterior colour with Resene Pohutukawa and Resene Aviator trims... more
Neutral home exterior
Neutral palette

They wanted the house to blend into the landscape while giving a light, welcoming feeling... more
Nature themed home exterior
Derived from nature

Resene Hillary, Resene Double Hillary and Resene Eighth Hillary exterior base, walls and soffits... more
Neutral villa exterior
100+ year old villa

Resene Silver Chalice walls and Resene Alabaster windows, doors, and fretwork... more
Resene Bokara Grey on Exterior walls
Balinese influenced

The exterior is finished in Resene Bokara Grey and Resene Quarter Thorndon Cream... more
Resene Triple Ash exterior walls
Palette of Ash

Exterior is finished in Resene Triple Ash and blends in well with the planting... more
Resene Mischka walls
Art deco

Resene Mischka walls, Resene Gun Powder for the trims and Resene Shiraz provides pop... more
Resene Coffee Bean on house exterior
Favourites forward

The front of the house was painted in Resene Coffee Bean with Resene Pohutukawa door... more
White and grey home exterior
Moving makeover

Resene High Tide roof, Resene Half Tea walls and trims are Resene White... more
Dark home exterior
Welcome in

They wanted a home that melted back into the surrounding bush, and a home that reflects... more
Neutral home exterior and deck
Working from wallpaper

Resene Double Napa and Resene Alabaster for the trim. Easy... more
Neutral 1980's home exterior
1980s home in the bush

Painted shades of grey to help it blend into the regenerating native bush... more
Classic white home exterior
Labour of love

Resene Black White walls, Resene Dark Knight and Resene Tsunami... more
Black and white home exterior
The Art Haus

This art studio, built over a garage is a multi purpose space - and guest accommodation... more
Red and white home exterior
Magic in every pot

Resene paints have been a godsend. I get a thrill each time I open a pot of paint... more
Dark home exterior
Colours to copy

Their new home focused on a classical, timeless theme with a neutral colour palette... more
Neutral home exterior
Seaside living

The extension was painted with Resene Linen and Resene Mineral Green on the base... more
Santa Fe inspired home exterior
Santa Fe inspiration

When they renovated their bach it was going to have all those beautiful adobe colours... more
Orange and red home exterior
Real survivor

They rolled Resene Afterburner on to the cottage and added bold Resene Hero trims... more
Modern home exterior
Modern update

Resene Licorice roof, Resene Alabaster for the eaves, barge boards and windows... more
Beach home exterior
1980s home in the bush

Painted shades of grey to help it blend into the regenerating native bush... more
Neutral home exterior
DIY adventure

Resene Half Tapa weatherboards are complemented by Resene Black White windows... more
Beach house exterior
Beach house

They painted test patches on the house and by public vote Resene Shark won... more
White home exterior
A sanctuary

Outside the Resene Craigieburn is joined by Resene Double Arrowtown... more
Character villa exterior
1910-1920s villa

Resene Napa with a little Resene Tea added and Resene Half Oilskin for the accents... more
Neutral home exterior
Resene Half Masala

Resene Half Perfect Taupe is the perfect light shade but not too white and feels warm... more
Character home exterior
Colour lover

Resene Arrowtown contrasted with Resene Eighth Arrowtown, with the front door in black... more
Dark home exterior
Live in colour

Outside they have used Resene Bokara Grey. The home backs on to a Regional Park... more
Beige and red cottage exterior
Cottage heritage

In keeping with the heritage of the cottage, Resene Light Beige and Resene Pioneer Red... more
Dark home exterior
One right colour

Resene Tuna contrasts well with the silver joinery and the green of their garden foliage... more
Cream home exterior
In harmony

Resene Wheatfield walls, Resene Sambuca trims and Resene Grey Friars roof... more
Green back door
Back as front

Their back door is their front so they’ve turned this area into a welcoming entrance... more
Yellow home exterior
Timbercrete construction

The finished home now boasts a range of colours – Resene Harvest Gold on the exterior... more
Blue church exterior
1880s church

To keep the church protected, it has been painted in Resene Tsunami and Resene Sea Fog... more
Modern home exterior

Resene Black CoolColour™ was chosen to give the house a sharp crisp look... more
Blue and white bungalow exterior
1920s bungalow

Choosing an original colour scheme from the Resene Heritage range... more
Black home exterior
Cool black

Resene Black with the eaves and flashings Resene White... more
White home exterior
Cosy vibe

Resene Half Colonial White weatherboards and the doors are in Resene Jazz... more
Blue bungalow exterior
1950s bungalow

Resene Periglacial Blue from the Karen Walker range with trims in Resene Quarter Spanish White... more
Grey and blue home exterior
Iconic building

Resene Gravel walls combined with a base of Resene Bokara Grey and Resene Gunsmoke... more
Orange and white home exterior
Elegance of New England

Resene Schooner weatherboards and Resene Hint Of Grey was used for the soffits, doors... more
Blue and white cottage exterior
100 year old cottage

Resene Chetwode Blue weatherboards and Resene Catskill White on the windows... more
Green apartment exterior
Self-contained apartment

This self-contained apartment exterior is painted in Resene Espirit... more
Green home exterior
1920s villa

Resene Burnham walls, framing in Resene Eternity, skirting in Resene Midnight Moss... more
Neutral home exterior
Colour everywhere

They have painted the exterior in Resene Cougar with windows in Resene Villa White... more
Natural neutrals - home exterior
Natural neutrals

After poring over Resene colour charts they chose Resene Double Bison Hide... more
Crisp blue home exterior
A crisp blue

They painted the whole house using Resene Powder Blue and Resene Weathered Blue... more
Purple and green home exterior
Inviting colour

A once tired villa has been refreshed with Resene Ravishing - bold colour choices... more
Smoky green and black home exterior
Neutrals not

The exterior walls are finished in Resene Lemon Grass and Resene Foundry... more
White home patio
Warmed up

Resene Eighth Sidewinder and Resene Double Sidewinder feature on the exterior... more
Dark brown home exterior
Complementary blue

The extension of the sunroom necessitated a new face on the front of the house... more
Neutral and black home exterior
Inspiring colours

Resene Double Rakaia, Resene Bastille, Resene Castro and Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta... more
Black and white home exterior
Stand out

Minimising heat build up with Resene Sonyx 101 CoolColour™ Resene Bokara Grey... more
Sandy coloured home exterior
Sandy hues

Resene Eighth Napa, Resene Half Napa and Resene Double Napa, are wet and dry sand colours... more
Brick home exterior
Brick begone

Rejuvenation of this brick house; painting the brickwork Resene Linen in Resene Lumbersider... more
White and black home exterior
Mono pitched townhouse

Resene Grey Friars walls, front and garage doors, with Resene Seashell... more
Neutral home exterior
Colour it up

Resene Stonehenge walls, Resene Spanish White and Resene Grey Friars... more
Orange and black home exterior
1960s unit's zing

Resene Zeus for the walls and deck, Resene Alabaster and Resene Chilean Fire... more
Light blue home exterior
100 year old Parnell villa

Resene Eskimo weatherboards, Resene Blue Bayoux windows and Resene Claret fretwork... more
Pink cottage exterior
Heritage listed cottage

Resene Floyd walls, Resene Quarter Thorndon Cream and Resene Pohutukawa... more
Dark brick home exterior
Unusual brick

Great if set against the right colour palette. They chose Resene Grey Friars... more
Red and blue home exterior
WOW factor

The Resene Dynamite screen usually elicits a verbal response when first viewed... more
Dark bungalow exterior
1930s bungalow

Resene Gravel walls using Resene CoolColour™ technology, which allowed them... more
Neutral home exterior
Beach do-up

White with Resene Arrowtown door surrounds, giving the house more impact... more

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