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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.

Cool blue - Resene Comfort Zone
Blue for you
So cool. Resene Comfort Zone with Resene White... more
Resene Sonyx 101 CoolColour in Resene Trojan
Deeper colour

Resene Sonyx 101 CoolColour in Resene Trojan... more
Resene Sisal walls with Resene Lemon grass and Resene Blue Charcoal trims
Resene Sisal walls

Resene Lemon grass and Resene Blue Charcoal trims... more
Resene Citrus, Resene Saltbox, Resene Nepal and Resene Tea
Resene Nepal blue

Resene Citrus, Resene Saltbox, Resene Nepal and Resene Tea... more
A neutral scheme with Resene Perfect Taupe walls and Resene Quarter Rice Cake windows
A neutral scheme
Resene Perfect Taupe walls and Resene Quarter Rice Cake windows... more
A a frieze integrates the deck on the first floor with the ground floor and entry
Colourful frieze
Resene Iko Iko and the roof in Resene Twizel... more
A stunning Resene Alo Alo exterior
A lively colour

The exterior now glows in stunning Resene Alo Alo... more
Resene Tsunami and the finishing touches of Resene Rhino on doors and windowsills and Resene Sea Fog
Resene Tsunami

Resene Tsunami and Resene Rhino on doors and trims.. more
Outside, the home is finished in Resene Periglacial Blue and Resene Celestial Blue
A former church

Resene Periglacial Blue and Resene Celestial Blue... more
Home exterior walls painted with Resene Half Fossil and Resene Double Fossil for the base
Character full

Resene Double Fossil for the base of the home, Resene Half Fossil and Resene Quarter Fossil... more
Stunning Resene Half Stonehenge walls
1900s home

Stunning colours of Resene Half Stonehenge, Resene Sea Fog trims and Resene Akaroa... more
Striking Resene Enigma exterior walls with Resene Black White joinery
Beach home

Striking with Resene Enigma and Resene Black White on the joinery... more
Home exterior walls painted with Resene Zorba
European style

Resene Zorba, with bargeboards in Resene Ship Grey, eaves and gable apex in Resene Tide... more
Resene Santas Grey walls and Resene White windows and trims
Repair needed

Resene Santas Grey on the weatherboards with Resene White windows and trims... more
Resene Biscotti exterior walls and Resene Leather garage
No restrictions

Resene Biscotti is used on the random cedar with Resene Leather on the garage... more
Home exterior walls painted with Resene Half Colonial White
Cottage do-up

Resene Half Colonial White, Resene Punga and Resene Flash Point for sills... more
Resene Helium and a feature wall of Resene Hairy Heath
House makeover

Resene Helium on the exterior, with Resene Hairy Heath on the feature wall... more
Resene Iron and feature walls in Resene Shuttle Grey
Total refurbishment

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

Nicola's home has been rejuvenated with a dark palette of colours, Resene Blue Bark... more
Resene Innocence
Quick choices
West Coast cedar stained with Resene Woodsman Limed Ash and Titan board... more
Home exterior walls painted with Resene Buttery White and Resene Deco trims
Art Deco

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

Resene Black walls and window frames in Resene Double Pearl Lusta to make it creamy and luscious... more
Resene Iron and Resene Shuttle Grey
Country living

Deep earthy colour complements the rural surrounds and makes... more
Home exterior walls painted with Resene
Top to toe

The house is painted in Resene Bermuda Grey with Resene Madison around the windows... more
Resene Coastal Blue external walls and Resene Black White trims
Seaboard style

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

Resene Powder Blue and Resene Wan White and a front door of Resene Daredevil... more
Resene Half Pearl Lusta, Resene Valentino, Resene Well Read and Resene Citron
Happy place

The home is striking in Resene Half Pearl Lusta, Resene Valentino... more
Resene Half Pearl Lusta, Resene Valentino, Resene Well Read and Resene Citron
Neutral palette

Resene Chicago, Resene Half Alabaster and Resene Charcoal garage doors... more
Resene Merino external walls
Preserving history

Resene Merino walls, Resene Double Tea and Resene Coffee Bean... more
Resene Grey Chateau on the walls
Modern style

Resene Grey Chateau for the main walls with Resene Tuna for the spouting and doors... more
Resene Puerto Rico
Retro right

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

Resene Dutch White, the roof in Resene Karaka, the windows in Resene Thistle... more
Home exterior painted with Resene Canterbury Clay
1910 bay villa

Resene Canterbury Clay is a neutral with attitude and a Resene Blue Lagoon door... more
Resene Half Napa walls and Resene Ironsand fence
Pride in paint

Resene Half Napa walls, Resene Ironsand fences and garden edging in Resene Pitch Black... more
Resene Quarter Sisal on the walls
Blending in

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

Resene Napa on walls, Resene Double Napa on trims, Resene Gravel on the windows... more
Resene Pipi with contrast trims in Resene Pohutukawa
Colour with a twist

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

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

Resene Hillary, Resene Double Hillary and Resene Eighth Hillary exterior base, walls and soffits... more
Resene Arrowtown on Exterior walls
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
Reseane Half Tea and Resene High Tide
Moving makeover

Resene High Tide roof, Resene Half Tea walls and trims are Resene White... more
Resene Limed Gum on Exterior walls
Welcome in

They wanted a home that melted back into the surrounding bush, and a home that reflects... more
Resene Linen
Working from wallpaper

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

Painted shades of grey to help it blend into the regenerating native bush... more
Resene Stack
1980s home in the bush

Painted shades of grey to help it blend into the regenerating native bush... more
Resene Bokara
The Art Haus

This art studio, built over a garage is a multi purpose space - and guest accommodation... more
Exterior painted with Resene paints
Magic in every pot

Resene paints have been a godsend. I get a thrill each time I open a pot of paint... more
Resene Half Masala on Exterior walls
Colours to copy

Their new home focused on a classical, timeless theme with a neutral colour palette... more
Resene Linen and Resene Mineral Green exterior walls
Seaside living

The extension was painted with Resene Linen and Resene Mineral Green on the base... more
Resene Sante Fe and Resene Dorado
Santa Fe inspiration

When they renovated their bach it was going to have all those beautiful adobe colours... more
Resene Hero and Resene Afterburner on cottage
Real survivor

They rolled Resene Afterburner on to the cottage and added bold Resene Hero trims... more
Exterior painted in Resene Harvest Gold
Modern update

Resene Licorice roof, Resene Alabaster for the eaves, barge boards and windows... more
Resene Black White on Exterior walls
Labour of love

Resene Black White walls, Resene Dark Knight and Resene Tsunami... more
Resene Half Tapa
DIY adventure

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

They painted test patches on the house and by public vote Resene Shark won... more
Exterior painted in Resene Craigieburn
A sanctuary

Outside the Resene Craigieburn is joined by Resene Double Arrowtown... more
Exterior using Resene Napa
1910-1920s villa

Resene Napa with a little Resene Tea added and Resene Half Oilskin for the accents... more
Using two colours on exterior walls
Resene Half Masala

Resene Half Perfect Taupe is the perfect light shade but not too white and feels warm... more
Resene Arrowtown on Exterior walls
Colour lover

Resene Arrowtown contrasted with Resene Eighth Arrowtown, with the front door in black... more
Resene Bokara Grey on Exterior walls
Live in colour

Outside they have used Resene Bokara Grey. The home backs on to a Regional Park... more
Exterior using Resene Light Beige and Resene Pioneer Red
Cottage heritage

In keeping with the heritage of the cottage, Resene Light Beige and Resene Pioneer Red... more
Exterior using Resene Tuna
One right colour

Resene Tuna contrasts well with the silver joinery and the green of their garden foliage... more
Resene Wheatfield on Exterior walls
In harmony

Resene Wheatfield walls, Resene Sambuca trims and Resene Grey Friars roof... more
Exterior using Resene Half Lemon Grass
Back as front

Their back door is their front so they’ve turned this area into a welcoming entrance... more
Exterior using Resene Harvest Gold
Timbercrete construction

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

To keep the church protected, it has been painted in Resene Tsunami and Resene Sea Fog... more
Resene Sante Fe

Resene Black CoolColour™ was chosen to give the house a sharp crisp look... more
Resene Bali Hai on Exterior walls
1920s bungalow

Choosing an original colour scheme from the Resene Heritage range... more
Exterior using Resene Black
Cool black

Resene Black with the eaves and flashings Resene White... more
Exterior using Resene Harvest Gold
Cosy vibe

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

Resene Periglacial Blue from the Karen Walker range with trims in Resene Quarter Spanish White... more
Home exterior painted with Resene Gravel
Iconic building

Resene Gravel walls combined with a base of Resene Bokara Grey and Resene Gunsmoke... more
Exterior using Resene Schooner
Elegance of New England

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

Resene Chetwode Blue weatherboards and Resene Catskill White on the windows... more
Exterior using Resene Espirit
Self-contained apartment

This self-contained apartment exterior is painted in Resene Espirit... more
Exterior using Resene Burnham
1920s villa

Resene Burnham walls, framing in Resene Eternity, skirting in Resene Midnight Moss... more
Resene Cougar Exterior
Colour everywhere

They have painted the exterior in Resene Cougar with windows in Resene Villa White... more
Exterior using Resene Harvest Gold
Natural neutrals

After poring over Resene colour charts they chose Resene Double Bison Hide... more
Exterior using Resene Powder Blue
A crisp blue

They painted the whole house using Resene Powder Blue and Resene Weathered Blue... more
Exterior using Resene Ravishing
Inviting colour

A once tired villa has been refreshed with Resene Ravishing - bold colour choices... more
Resene Sante Fe
Neutrals not

The exterior walls are finished in Resene Lemon Grass and Resene Foundry... more
Exterior in Resene Sidewinder palette
Warmed up

Resene Eighth Sidewinder and Resene Double Sidewinder feature on the exterior... more
Exterior using Resene Blackout
Complementary blue

The extension of the sunroom necessitated a new face on the front of the house... more
Exterior using Resene paints
Inspiring colours

Resene Double Rakaia, Resene Bastille, Resene Castro and Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta... more
Exterior using Resene Bokara Grey
Stand out

Minimising heat build up with Resene Sonyx 101 CoolColour™ Resene Bokara Grey... more
Exterior in Resene Napa palette
Sandy hues

Resene Eighth Napa, Resene Half Napa and Resene Double Napa, are wet and dry sand colours... more
Resene Linen over red bricks
Brick begone

Rejuvenation of this brick house; painting the brickwork Resene Linen in Resene Lumbersider... more
Exterior using Resene Seashell
Mono pitched townhouse

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

Resene Stonehenge walls, Resene Spanish White and Resene Grey Friars... more
Resene Zeus walls
1960s unit's zing

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

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

Resene Floyd walls, Resene Quarter Thorndon Cream and Resene Pohutukawa... more
Exterior using Resene Rockbottom
Unusual brick

Great if set against the right colour palette. They chose Resene Grey Friars... more
Bold exciting Deck
WOW factor

The Resene Dynamite screen usually elicits a verbal response when first viewed... more
Exterior of Resene Gravel CoolColour
1930s bungalow

Resene Gravel walls using Resene CoolColour™ technology, which allowed them... more
Resene Arrowtown trim against white walls
Beach do-up

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

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