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

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Paint effects make the space
A rich textural space

Paint effects add drama and offset the owners collection of objects... more
Separating spaces with colour - lounge
Separating spaces with colour - lounge
Strong colours used to separate rooms with dramatic effect... more
Resene Half Pearl Lusta in the lounge
Accenting the timber

The fresh calm of Resene Half Pearl Lusta... more
Resene Camarone and Resene Black White walls
Vibrant colour

Resene Camarone and Resene Black White walls... more
White and grey lounge
Creative with colour

Resene Stack and Resene Pearl Shimmer designs... more
Grey and white lounge
Not too dark

The lounge has a feature wall of Resene Fuscous Grey... more
Bright green lounge
Resene Wham

The walls of the lounge are Resene Wham... more
Light blue lounge
At home with colour

In their living area they used Resene Eastern Blue... more
White and black lounge
Write on walls

Resene Alabaster complements their rimu panelling... more
Scandinavian vibe lounge
Scandinavian vibe

She created a Scandinavian feel with Resene Quarter Powder Blue... more
Blue lounge feature wall
Wall creativity

Resene Riptide and Resene Sea Fog were chosen to give the look... more
Neutral lounge colour scheme
Neutral palette

Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta... more
Scandi inspired lounge
A relaxed atmosphere

This Scandi inspired lounge has Resene Half Iron on the walls... more
Clean white lounge
Clean new lines

Resene Half Thorndon Cream on all the living room walls... more
Stylish blue lounge
Stylish lounge

Resene Dark Knight with Resene Black glass door... more
Orange lounge
Resene Sunshade

Open living bright with Resene Sunshade... more
Bright lounge
A bright pop

Resene Half Wan White and Resene Grenadier... more
Painted floor
Painted floor effect
Painted floors throughout this home are stunning... more
Yellow family room
Yellow family room

Walls have the warmth and strength of Resene Putty... more
Colourful lounge
She loves colour

Resene Half Rice Cake and Resene Paris White feature wall... more
Bright high ceiling lounge
Light and bright
A sunny Resene Gorse ceiling meets Resene China Ivory on walls... more
Monochrome themed lounge
Monochrome theme

The feature wall in the lounge is Resene Nero.... more
Light lounge colour scheme
Fresh and airy
Resene Quarter Cloudy walls and Resene Quarter Merino trims... more
Calm and serene lounge
Calm and serene

Resene Sisal features in her lounge... more
Resene Christine glows
Resene Christine

Resene Christine and Resene Half Tea walls... more
Colourful green and orange lounge
Colourful living

Resene Tia Maria and Resene Pacifika walls... more
Grey lounge
Resene Bokara Grey
Walls are in Resene Bokara Grey... more
Soft grey lounge
Living room in soft grey

Resene Half Iron Works well with timber flooring... more
Beachside lounge
Beachside colour
Resene Gulf Stream breakfast bar seen from the lounge... more
Geometric theme lounge
Geometric theme

She added some colour to the open plan living space... more
Lounge - soft colour palette
Soft colour palette

Resene Pale Slate and Resene Half Pale Slate... more
Pink and green lounge
Crisp Resene White
Resene Sweet Pink features in this lounge... more
These walls make a statement
Resene Onepoto

These walls make a statement in Resene Onepoto... more
Blue lounge
Extra living space

Resene Sea Nymph and Resene Alabaster create warmth... more
Light blue and white lounge
A light and fresh feel
Resene Half Villa White and Resene Half Spanish White... more
Green and grey lounge
Stunning renovation
Resene Akaroa with Resene Sea Fog trims, the gorgeous chocolate brown of... more
Green and white lounge
Match up
Resene Iko Iko and Resene Quarter Spanish White with Resene Colorwood... more
Green and red lounge
An orange toned red
Feature wall in Resene Hot August, and the the other walls are in Resene Panzano... more
Red and black lounge
Lounge makeover
Resene Jalapeno, joined by Resene Stack and Resene Sea Fog... more
Dark black lounge
Dark does it
She had always wanted to paint a dark colour so the sunny yellow lounge was transformed... more
Neutral lounge
Neutral palette
They painted the living spaces in Resene Quarter Foggy Grey with Resene Alabaster trims... more
Resene Fuscous Grey
Light and bright
The lounge feature wall is Resene Fuscous Grey with Resene Athens Grey.. more
Bright and colourful lounge
Brightly bold
Resene Alabaster lightened the lounge from a muddy nondescript neutral... more
Grey lounge
Fresh to the job
Resene Stonewashed with the other walls in Resene Double Rice Cake and trims... more
Neutral lounge
Red statement
Walls are painted in Resene Half Pearl Lusta as she tends to accessorise with red... more
Beige lounge
Pops of colour
The lounge has a more relaxed feel with Resene Biscotti. This gave a very earthy feel... more
Bright blue lounge
Warm and cosy
Resene Hullabaloo, bright enough to keep her happy, warm enough to feel cosy... more
Red lounge
Stunning poppy red
Inside, Resene Code Red makes a very dramatic impact in the lounge... more
Cream lounge colour scheme
Biscuit creamy
To complete the interior, Resene Double Biscotti adorns the walls of the lounge... more
Lounge mural
Velvety softened beige
The lounge is painted in a combination of Resene Moleskin and Resene Soapstone... more
Bright and light lounge
Bigger, lighter, airier
Open it up and create light reflecting surfaces - an optical illusion of bigger, lighter... more
Blue and white lounge
Quick match
The lounge features Resene Bounty - an instinctive choice that happens to match... more
White lounge
Perfect backdrop
Resene Half Milk White - its milky depth is the perfect backdrop for artwork... more
Cream coloured lounge
Maximise space
Resene Thorndon Cream walls with Resene Eighth Thorndon Cream for the trims... more
Relaxing lounge
Stylishly relaxed
Resene Double Perfect Taupe on three walls, a feature wall of wallpaper with silver... more
Elegant grey and white lounge
Elegant living
Resene Rakaia on the walls with Resene Half Alabaster window frames... more
Green lounge
Room pops
Resene Caper brought it all together - a beautiful green but also with a unique look... more
Retro blue lounge
Retro right
The living room is painted in Resene Puerto Rico because when the Nelson harbour... more
Red lounge
To the max
Resene Red Berry was an easy choice for the lounge. It sounds, and looks, good enough to eat... more
Neutral lounge
Consulting with colour
A Resene Fuscous Grey feature wall with other walls Resene Black White... more
Yellow lounge
Letting loose with colour
They selected a warm yellow, Resene Kournikova, as a backdrop to their tropical... more
Resene Awash
Crying out for colour
The house was crying out for colour. The lounge blues were pulled from the striped rug... more
Grey blue lounge
Sea and sky influenced
Resene Licorice, an elegant grey blue, adorns a feature wall in the living area ... more
Pastel green lounge
Pastel green
Resene Mantle in the sitting room was half strength as the room is dark... more
Resene Double Alabaster on lounge walls
Resene Fuscous Grey
Resene Double Alabaster provided a clean, white canvas while Resene Fuscous Grey... more
Neutral lounge
Open planning
Resene Triple Truffle in the lounge with Resene Quarter Bianca on ceilings and trims... more
Blue and white lounge
Indoor seaside
Resene Eighth Pearl Lusta with a couple of accent walls in Resene Sea Nymph... more
Soft neutrals lounge
Soft neutrals
Resene Tea complemented by Resene Half Tea on the lounge furniture... more
Resene Greywacke
Space and light
The lounge is finished in Resene Greywacke and Resene Sea Fog... more
Resene Greywacke
Neutral tones
Varying degrees of Resene Friar Grey and Resene Stonehenge complement the lighting... more
Resene Maxwell Smart
A warm black feature
Resene Stack and Resene Maxwell Smart feature in the living room... more
Resene Double Tea
Elegant simplicity
Resene Half Napa with Resene Milk White with a Resene Coffee Bean wall... more
Neutral lounge
Both inside and out
 Resene Half Ash is on the walls and the ceilings are finished in Resene Eighth Ash... more
Serene lounge
Serene lounge
Walls are Resene Buttery White and Resene Alabaster mouldings... more
Red and white lounge
Absolutely magnificent
Resene Quarter Black White on the walls and a feature wall of Resene Bullseye... more
Elegant white lounge
Simple but elegant
Inside they opted for an interior colour scheme of Resene White Pointer and Resene Alabaster... more
Cosy lounge
Grabbing inspiration from their sofa, Resene Disco, Resene Meteorite and Resene Citron... more
Neutral lounge
Neutral palette
The living room walls and frames, doors and windows are finished in Resene Half Ash... more
Calming lounge
Working from wallpaper
Walls are Resene Quarter Parchment. Colour accents are Resene Centaurian... more
Green white lounge
Green but white
Resene Wheatfield walls, with a feature wall of Resene Quarter Pavlova... more
Pearl grey lounge
A pearl grey
They chose Resene Geyser. Trim and joinery throughout is in Resene Black White... more
Neutral lounge
A feel of spaciousness
With Resene Double Tea on the walls they were amazed at how spacious it made the areas feel... more
Neutral lounge
More space and light
The lounge took on more light and space by changing from Resene Tobacco to Resene Tea... more
Neutral lounge colour scheme
Whites and Neutrals
They decided to use the Resene whites and neutrals colour range to complement... more
Cream lounge
Classic cream
The wooden panelling in the lounge is Resene Pearl Lusta... more
Nature inspired lounge
Derived from nature
The interior colours are Resene Thorndon Cream with Resene Alpaca... more
Grey lounge
Top to toe
Resene Half Surrender for all interior walls.  Several different effects depending on the light... more
Highlighting architecture
Highlighting architecture
Resene Bowie in the sitting area, a clear cyan blue, is a splash of colour... more
Beige lounge with bronze highlights
Dramatic effect
Resene Double Pravda walls and Resene Triple Pravda with bronze metallic highlights... more
Neutral wallpaper in lounge
Wallpaper feature
A feature wall between the lounge and dining room uses Resene wallpaper... more
White lounge
Lighter and brighter
Time for a lounge repaint, they chose Resene Buttery White for the walls... more
White and orange lounge
Model house
Resene Alabaster and Resene Clockwork Orange complement the red couch and painting... more
French grey lounge
French grey tones
A 100+ year old villa has a well thought out palette of creams and greys... more
Nature themed lounge
Bring nature inside
In the lounge the views are of the garden so Resene Sisal on the walls tied in well... more
Grey blue lounge
Greyed out moody blue
As they live near the sea, Resene Caspar was chosen for its moody greyed blue... more
Warm lounge
Warm alternative to white
The living and kitchen areas in Resene Bianca are a warm alternative to white... more
Smoky grey green lounge
A smoky grey green
The lounge features Resene Triple Sisal with Resene Tom Thumb... more
Light grey lounge
Complete makeover
Resene Surrender complemented by a feature wall in Resene wallpaper Akoya... more
Yellow lounge
Soft and spacious
They selected Resene Marzipan to brighten the area while retaining the softness... more
White and black lounge
Amazing weekends
Inside they used Resene Alabaster, Resene Jetstream and Neo wallpaper... more

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