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Kitchen Decorating inspiration gallery - p. 2

Below are a collection of kitchen 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.

Resene Mint Tulip
Resene Mint Tulip
Once tried she knew Resene Mint Tulip was the one... more
Vibrant colours
Vibrant colours
Goodbye pastel pink - hello vibrant colour... more
Resene Powder Blue above the kitchen cupboards and the stools were painted to matc
Brightening the kitchen

Resene Powder Blue above cupboards and stools... more
Resene Clementine Orange and Resene Summer Green
Orange and green

Resene Clementine Orange and Resene Summer Green... more
Resene Wasabi, Resene Gothic, Resene Black and Resene Blanc
Resene Wasabi

Resene Wasabi, Resene Gothic, Resene Black and Resene Blanc... more
French provincial distressed cabinet and shelves
Distressed furniture
French provincial distressed cabinet and shelves... more
Resene Conifer
Art deco kitchen

The kitchen is stunning in Resene Conifer... more
Resene Loblolly
Complements the garden
They are thrilled with how Resene Loblolly looks... more
Resene Half Iron walls
Soft grey walls

Resene Half Iron Works well with the timber flooring... more
Resene Black White, with a contrast of Resene Grenadier
Retro theme

Resene Quarter Napa was chosen for the wall colour... more
Resene Half Envy
Bold with colour
Resene Half Envy and Resene Quarter Spanish White... more
Resene Double Stack walls
Depth and warmth
Resene Double Stack walls for this unique look... more
Resene Poprock
Calming and peaceful

Resene Poprock glows in this renovated kitchen... more
The colour palette of Karen Walker palette 4
Soft colour palette

The colour palette used was Karen Walker palette 4... more
Their Axminster rug was the inspiration for this kitchen redecorating
Summer bouquet

Colourful inspiration from their Axminster rug... more
Resene Gulf Stream
Beachside colour
Resene Gulf Stream for that 'beachy' feeling... more
Resene Eighth Napa walls and Resene Pacifika splashback
Resene Eighth Napa

Resene Eighth Napa walls and Resene Pacifika splashback... more
These Resene Milan walls make a statement
Kitchen with flair

This Resene Milan wall makes a statement... more
Resene Pale Slate, with the rest of the interior painted in Resene Half Pale Slate
Soft colour palette

Resene Pale Slate and Resene Half Pale Slate... more
Resene Wan White
A stunning fresh result

A homely, but classy ambience in this kitchen using Resene Wan White.. more
Resene Alabaster on kitchen walls with a Resene Orange Roughy splashback
Striking colour splash

The walls are Resene Alabaster and the glass splashback uses Resene Orange Roughy... more
Resene Akaroa on kitchen walls
Kitchen makeover

New look with Resene Akaroa walls and Resene Wood Bark features... more
Resene Akaroa on kitchen walls
Brightly bold

Resene Alabaster kitchen walls increase the light reflectivity with brightly painted panels... more
Resene Quarter Concrete on kitchen walls with Resene Limerick splashback
Enter colours

Resene Quarter Concrete walls with glass splashbacks in Resene Limerick... more
Resene  on kitchen cabinets
Painted granite bench

Resene Blackboard Paint black and green. Resene Double Pearl Lusta on cupboards... more
Resene Tweet and Resene Wan White
Rimu island cabinetry

Resene Wan White and Resene Tweet gives a great mid-century feel... more
Resene Buttermilk on kitchen cabinets
Resene Buttermilk

Kitchen cabinetry finished in Resene Buttermilk with a distressed look on the pantry shelves, cupboard... more
Resene  Smashing on kitchen walls
Simply smashing

The kitchen is very unique and industrial looking and now with Resene Smashing... more
Resene Half Pearl lustre on kitchen walls
Resene Half Pearl Lusta

A neutral palette with pops of colour to add impact to the kitchen... more
Resene Black White
White on white

Create light reflecting surfaces to produce an optical illusion of a bigger, lighter and airy space... more
Resene Bounty and Resene Rambler
New kitchen

Resene Bounty in this new build kitchen with Resene Half Sea Fog ceilings... more
A bright yellow kitchen wall
A love of design

Resene Bright Spark became the kitchen's feature wall colour... more
Resene Thorndon Cream
Open flow kitchen/living

Resene Thorndon Cream walls with Resene Eighth Thorndon Cream for the trim and ceilings... more
Resene Double Perfect Taupe
Stylishly relaxed 

Resene Double Perfect Taupe walls with a feature wall of wallpaper silver and white flowers... more
A neutral palette for the kitchen
Light and airy interior

Resene Half Villa White walls and the glass splashback was painted with Resene Cut Glass... more
Resene Sand on kitchen walls
Letting loose with colour

Resene Celery in the kitchen is one of a raft of bright colours... more
Resene Deep Koamaru and Resene Citrus, with Resene Bitter Lemon
Retro right and bright

 The kitchen is finished in Resene Deep Koamaru and Resene Citrus... more
 Resene Rice Cake for the walls, ceiling and doors and Resene French Pass for the cuopboards
Punches of colour

Resene Rice Cake walls, ceiling and doors, enlarge the room and give it a more spacious feel... more
Resene Double Spanish White for the kitchen
Providing pop for art

Resene Double Spanish White in the kitchen is a neutral that contrasts with the white cabinetry... more
Resene Vermont
Bring in the outdoors

Resene Vermont kitchen joinery like fresh spring grass with Resene Albescent White on the walls... more
Resene Island Spice on kitchen walls
Art deco kitchen

Dark grey cabinetry and funky tomato red sofa tiles with Resene Island Spice for the walls... more
Resene Eighth Pravda on kitchen walls
Opened up kitchen

The kitchen area was opened up and Resene Eighth Pravda lets in the light... more
Resene Buttery White
Space and light

The kitchen and dining area are finished in Resene Merino with Resene Cloudy architraves... more
Resene Ziggurat
A 'beachy' feel

Resene Quarter Ash walls and Resene Ziggurat splashback echo the sea... more
Resene Triple White Pointer
Simple elegant interior

Resene White Pointer, Resene Alabaster with Resene Triple White Pointer for the cabinetry... more
Resene Quarter Tea on kitchen walls
Light, welcoming

Resene Quarter Tea walls with a splashback making a statement in Resene Hot Chile... more
Resene Half Napa
Welcome in

The kitchen features Resene Gunsmoke, Resene Half Napa and Resene Pohutukawa... more
Resene Buttery White
Hand decorated

Resene Buttery White walls, Resene Washed Green, Resene Centaurian and Resene Scandal... more
Resene Bullseye and Resene Quarter Black White
Hit the bullseye

Resene Quarter Black White walls, Resene Bullseye feature wall and kitchen splashback... more
Resene Avocado kitchen walls
Brightly bold

Resene Sushi is the bold colour on the cabinets with Resene Rice Cake and Resene Half Alabaster... more
Resene Sinbad
Seaside living

Walls and ceiling were painted in Resene Sea Fog and the glass splashback in Resene Sinbad... more
Resene Nomad
Smart ideas and design

The two splashbacks were sprayed with Resene Silver Aluminium and Resene Bright Red... more
Resene Quarter Parchment
Inspired by wallpaper

Resene Sisal on the kitchen cabinets and Resene Quarter Parchment on the walls... more
Avocado kitchen walls
New fresh look

Resene Avocado, white tiles and Resene Burgundy on the door... more
Resene Alabaster and Resene Cloud
Light and airy

Resene Alabaster lights up this kitchen with Resene Wasabi doors... more
Resene Nebula in kitchen
Strong colours

Resene Nebula in the kitchen with dark blue blinds... more
Top to toe
New kitchen metallics

Glass splashback  in Resene Blast Grey 2, Resene Blast Grey 3 and Resene Atom... more
Pop of colours
Pops of colour

Blonded timber joinery with Resene Colorwood Rock Salt stain and Resene Solitaire and... more
Resene Golden Glow
Vibrant warmth

The kitchen walls are finished in Resene Golden Glow with a glass splashback in Resene Monza... more
Resene Jet Stream in kitchen
Kitchen with zing

Resene Alabaster, Resene Jetstream and Neo wallpaper zing in this open plan modern kitchen... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Saratoga
Resene Saratoga

Kitchen units have been finished in Resene Saratoga complemented by a black benchtop... more
Resene Sisal
Open plan kitchen

Resene Half Thorndon Cream walls don't distract from the view of the harbour... more
Resene Surrender in kitchen
Modern look

Resene Surrender with bold red cupboards and rimu trims... more
Resene Hot Chile on kitchen wall
Chilli hot

Resene Sisal walls with a stunning Resene Chilli feature wall and Resene Black White trims... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Zomp
Love of colour

Resene Zomp is ‘in your face’ vibrant and fun. It also cools the kitchen from the full afternoon sun... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Quarter Tea
Rental makeover

Resene Quarter Tea, Resene Powder Blue cupboard doors and Resene Weathered Blue handles... more
Resene Soft Apple in kitchen
Art Deco kitchen

The choice of Resene Soft Apple was inspired by a green 30s dinner set... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Alabaster and Resene Nero
Postcard inspiration

Cabinetry painted by an automotive painter using gloss Resene Nero with Resene Pixie Dust... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Perfect Taupe
Bach blitz

The warm neutral tone of Resene Perfect Taupe was selected for the kitchen... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Monza
Stunning open plan

Inside she chose striking Resene Monza to go behind the kitchen glass splashback... more

Restful neutrals

Their Resene Sea Fog and Resene Half Napa colour scheme is restful as well as practical... more
Resene Sisal on kitchen walls
Lighten brighten

All the skirting, doors and ceilings are Resene Double Pearl Lusta with Resene Linen splashbacks... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Green Leaf
New leaf

Resene Green Leaf freshens the kitchen with cupboards of Resene Quarter Spanish White... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Stone Age
Studio flat conversion

This smart new compact kitchen is decorated in Resene Stone Age... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Chocolate walls

The walls are a gorgeous chocolate brown - the chosen colour is Resene Wood Bark... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Country style

A fully refitted kitchen uses Resene Quarter Parchment on the kitchen units... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Iron
Natural colours palette

This kitchen has Resene Iron walls and cabinetry with dark counter top... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Mixed mingle neutrals

Resene Pearl Lusta gives a clean, neutral tone with an undertone of warm yellow... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Tea
Soft neutral palette

Resene Tea features on the walls in this kitchen with grey cupboard doors... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Due for a makeover

Resene Half Tea on walls, a splashback of Resene Pacifika and Resene Bone woodwork... more
Landscape life

The kitchen is finished in Resene Heathered Grey and is a warm grounding backdrop... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Hippie Green
Cosy vibe

A bright cheerful kitchen in a 1900s house has a cosy vibe with Resene Hippie Green cabinets... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Kitchen meets dining
A beautiful, integrated kitchen/dining room with Resene Quarter Sisal walls, a splash of red... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Alabaster and Mako
Goodbye to 70s brown

Resene Alabaster on three walls, feature wall of Resene Mako and Resene Double Alabaster ... more
Open plan kitchen

Resene Quarter Sandcastle walls provide continuity through to the living area... more
Peaceful atmosphere

A Resene Urbane, Resene Nobel and Resene Spicy Pink colour scheme is calming and serene... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Sugar Loaf
Creating a flow

The tiling leads from the kitchen into the laundry and hallway to create a flow... more
Kitchen painted in Resene paints
Renovated kitchen

Resene Alabaster and Resene Mako are used in this kitchen makeover... more
Kitchen painted in Resene paints
Neutrals not

Resene Black White on doors and trims with Resene Hillary walls conveys the mood... more
1903 villa renovation

The wooden and pressed tin ceilings have been sprayed with Resene Beeswax, as have doors... more
As the mood takes

Resene Triple Parchment in the kitchen, which looks great against the stainless steel... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Resene Teas in kitchen

Resene Tea walls, Resene Quarter Tea windows, Resene Triple Tea doors and... more
Kitchen walls painted with Resene Pohutukawa
Travel inspiration

Resene Pohutukawa and Resene Topspin in the kitchen work well with Resene New Orleans... more
New Look

Resene Tea walls and Resene Alabaster architraves continued through from the lounge... more
Decorating delight

Resene Sauvignon and Resene Coriander create spaciousness and emphasise the quality of light... more
Liven it up

This retro look with walls in Resene Spanish White and a Resene Pohutukawa feature wall... more
Kitchen painted in Resene Wood Bark
Waikanae beach bach

The kitchen walls and ceiling are finished in Resene Tea, which creates a soft warm elegance... more
Total renovation

This kitchen has been sprayed with Resene Half Drought tinted Resene Lustacryl semi-gloss... more
100 year old Parnell villa

Resene Goblin walls highlight the recycled Kauri flooring, Falcon stove and farmhouse style kitchen... more
Heritage theme

An English country garden tile picture splashback complemented by Resene Lemon Grass walls... more

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