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Decorating ideas and decorating inspiration

Below are a collection of 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 the 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.

Thank you to all homeowners who provided their inspirational project ideas for this section and to Your Home & Garden magazine for their assistance. If you would like to submit your own project finished in Resene products for inclusion, please send your project stories and photos to: Resene Marketing Department, PO Box 38242, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045, New Zealand or email to

Project ideas

Project ideas and inspiration from selected magazines

Get inspired with the latest trends

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Children’s decorating ideas

Add colour and personality to your child’s room or playing space with the Resene KidzColour range. Check out decorating ideas and tips, finished nursery and children’s bedroom projects and the online stencil library… more

Using Resene's colour tools

Check out our extensive range of online colour tools for colour ideas and inspiration… more

Colour personality
Colour personality

Ever wondered what your colour personality might be? Find out with this quick and fun test… more

Colour ideas, inspiration and new design trends plus decorating tips and tricks in the Resene blog
Get inspired with our blog

Colour ideas, inspiration and new design trends plus decorating tips and tricks – you’ll find it all on the Resene blog… more

View our Colour choices brochure and more tips and tricks on how to use colour in your project
Colour tips and tricks

View our Colour choices brochure and more tips and tricks on how to use colour in your project… more

Decorating on a budget
Decorating on a budget

Get decorating for less than $200 with these easy ideas… more

Resene EzyPaint – virtual decorating software
Resene EzyPaint – virtual decorating software

Try out colour scheme options with free Resene EzyPaint without even lifting a paintbrush. You can use the simplified online version or download the full version and path and virtually decorate your own place… more

View The Home Guide from homeprize
View The Home Guide

View the Home Guide from homeprize for tips on renovating and decorating your home... more

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