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Bathroom decorating inspiration gallery

Below are a collection of bathrooms 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.

Mid century bathroom
A nod to mid-century

The Resene Black White Lara describes as 'an absolute fav'... more
Bathroom feature walls
Mid-century mood

In the ensuite Resene Keppel is teamed with Resene Half Foggy Grey... more
Art in the bathroom
Bathed in art

Ana’s home is a small cottage, built in 1854, one of two cottages... more
Bright bathroom
Vibrant vibe

Colours that reflect the beauty of the home amongst the bush... more
Blacksmiths bathroom
Blacksmiths cottage bathroom

Having purchased their first home, a complete do-up... more
Tiled bathroom
Reno retreat

Having purchased their first home, a complete do-up... more
Mid-century bathroom
Mid-century mood

Resene Clementine Orange used in the alcove in the powder room... more
Wallpaper in the bathroom
Colour surprises

Behind the seemingly calm veneer of a classic white villa... more
Mid-century bathroom
Mid-century mood

Resene Half Foggy Grey teamed with Resene Supernova... more
A pink and grey bathroom
Good things take time

Designing the house took a year – but now they've moved in... more
A colourful complement to Spanish tiles
Vibrant vibe

Resene Iko Iko in the bathroom is a colourful complement... more
Cottage bathroom
Cute cottage colour

Capturing a quaint cottage look. A wallpaper frieze printed with... more
Keeping with the 1920s era
Keeping with the 1920s era

Mixing a modern stylish bathroom with a period theme... more
Capturing the calm
Capturing the calm

Resene contributes the capping tone to the renovation of this villa... more
Colourful personalities meet colour..
Colourful personalities meet colour
The freshness and softness of a Resene green palette... more
Spring in your step bathroom
Spring in your step

A feature wall wall painted to match some bargain tiles... more
For the family
For the family

A splash of colour indulging a love of blue... more
Fun with colour
Fun with colour

A bathroom as a happy, vibrant, feel good place... more
Being inspired by the existing
Being inspired by the existing

Making a 1970's retro bathroom a feature... more
For the love of old homes
For the love of old homes

Shades of Resene Silver Chalice are used in this 1900's villa home... more
making the most of smaller spaces - bathroom
Making the most of a smaller space

The bathroom is painted in Resene Baltic Sea, with new tiles vanity and toilet... more
Getting creative with paint - bathroom
Getting creative with paint

The ensuite door is painted with Resene Neva to break up the monochrome colour scheme... more
Farmhouse refresh
Farmhouse refresh

Resene Quarter Linen with matte white tiles on the walls as it was a smaller space... more
Home of art - bathroom
Home of art

A limited colour palette, a positive negative theme... more
bathroom renovation in bold colours
Take the bold path

Choosing a colour scheme to match white subway tiles and grey grout... more
bold bathroom colours
From cold to red hot

Resene Dynamite with white ceilings, trim and fittings/fixtures... more
For the love of old homes
For the love of old homes

Shades of Resene Silver Chalice are used in this 1900's villa home... more
A sense of the original
A sense of the original

A bathroom where you can relax and feel pampered... more
A sense of the original
A sense of the original

The bath had to be put in the centre to get the right feel to the room... more
Rent renovate repaint
Rent renovate repaint

Changing the door positioning and layout of the main bathroom... more

For the love of colour

The bathroom is in Resene Black and Resene White... more
Place of rainbows
Place of rainbows

Ceilings and the bathroom are finished in Resene Eighth Thorndon Cream... more

Magnetic attraction

The colour is reminiscent of Wedgewood china with Resene Powder Blue... more

Colour makes this home

A blue themed bathroom with shades of Resene Robin Egg Blue... more
Bursts of colour
Bursts of colour

Resene colours used extensively, particularly as highlights... more

Beach house in the city

Creating a light, bright feel with Resene Quarter Bianca... more
A touch of colour
A touch of colour

A total house and garden makeover... more
Piece de resistance in pink
Piece de resistance in pink

Resene Periglacial Blue features in the kitchen and bathroom... more
A dream home
A dream home

A sense of weathered, timeless colours; trim in Resene Black White... more

Colour brings character

Shades of blues and grey are used throughout this home... more
All in the greys
All in the greys

A feature wall in Resene Half Fuscous Grey... more
A labour of love
A labour of love

This colour has a bit of an old fashioned vibe, it works so well with vintage... more
Inspired by Japan
Inspired by Japan

A quirky and creative bathroom... more
Going on a painting spree
Going on a painting spree

An ensuite painted in painted Resene Green White... more
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Ask an expert

Painting with neutral shades... more

Grey brings out tile colours

The burnt grey makes the room look so much more inviting... more
Resene Albescent White
Neutral palette

Resene Albescent White enhances the oak floors... more
Resene Half Thorndon Cream
Cottage bathroom

Light and simple interiors with Resene Half Thorndon Cream... more
Resene Metallic Blast Grey 1
Luxurious retreat

Resene Obelisk teamed with Resene Metallic Blast Grey 1 for the vanity unit... more
Resene Half Black White with Resene Quarter Black White trims and ceilings
Art meets colour

Resene Half Black White quarter strength trims and ceilings... more
Resene Quarter Ship Grey weatherboards
At home with colour

Resene William below and Resene Half Alabaster above... more
Resene testpots used in making mural
Toilet mural

Resene testpots make a colourful nautically themed mural... more
Resene Half white Pointer in this stunning bathroom
Smart and modern

Resene Half white Pointer features in this bathroom... more
Resene Gargoyle
A splash of colour

Resene Gargoyle makes the bathroom fittings 'pop'... more
Resene Abercrombie
New ensuite

Resene Abercrombie warms this ensuite - where four wardrobes were... more
Resene Half Escape with Resene Black White walls
Children's bathroom

Resene Half Escape with Resene Black White... more
Resene  Quarter Powder Blue
Favourite blues

She was inspired by blue colourings rather than neutral tones... more
Resene White
Resene White walls

The perfect fresh bright white that complements the tiles... more
Resene Half Napa on walls teamed with pink
Resene Half Napa

Clean, fresh with Resene Half Napa on walls and ceilings... more
Stripes of Resene Quarter Marino and Resene Polo Blue
Style in sync

Resene Quarter Marino wall with Resene Polo Blue stripes... more
a new look on a small budget
A bathroom revamp

Resene Half Silver Chalice gives a new look on a small budget... more
Resene Hot August feature wall
Floor art
This decorated bathroom floor has impact... more
Resene Jalapeno is joined by Resene Stack and Resene Sea Fog
70s inspiration

Resene Smoke Tree feature wall brightens this bathroom... more
Resene Pearl Lusta, Resene Oxygen and Resene Alabaster enamel
Inspired from France

Resene Pearl Lusta, Resene Oxygen and Resene Alabaster... more
Resene Flash Point
A colourful home

Resene Flashpoint glows with Resene Black White in the main bathroom... more
Resene Fizz in bathroom
Banish the boring

This bathroom is a bright yellow, Resene Fizz, and in the toilet Resene Smitten... more
Black and white tiles make a bold statemen
Art deco bathroom

Black and white tiles make a bold statement... more
Resene Periglacial Blue walls
Resene Periglacial Blue

Resene Periglacial Blue walls, icy river blue with a hint of green... more
Resene Woodstock
Fun in the bathroom

They decided to have a little fun and Resene Woodstock is both fresh and serene... more
Resene Pale Leaf and wallpaper
Resene Pale Leaf

This bathroom was recreated from a hall cupboard and kitchen pantry... more
Bathroom with Resene Hot Wired and Resene Citron
Resene Citron

This bathroom is finished in Resene Half Pearl Lusta, Resene Hot Wired and Resene Citron... more
Resene Sweet As
Resene Sweet As

They used Resene Sweet As which they had seen in Your Home & Garden magazine... more
Resene Quarter Spanish White
Character full

A Mediterranean/Egyptian feeling using Resene Quarter Spanish White on the walls... more
Resene Chill Out
Bathroom renovation

They painted the walls in Resene Chill Out, which resembles a lime thickshake in colour.. more
 Resne Quarter Napa
Modern neutrals

The bathroom is finished in Resene Quarter Napa with lighter trims... more
Resene Half Napa

This ensuite features Resene Half Napa, Resene Milk White, Resene Fuscous Grey... more
Resene Black Sheep and Resene Half Black White
Major bathroom overhaul

Resene Half Black White on the walls and ceiling and Resene Black Sheep on cupboards... more
Resene Smashing
Colourful bathrooms

Originally planned to paint the bathrooms a neutral colour but with Resene Smashing... more
Resene Bird Flower
Bold colour choice

The bathroom door and toilet are bold with Resene Bird Flower and
Resene Pohutukawa... more
Derived from nature
Colours from nature

The colour schemes are derived from nature, or from a rock picked up from a nearby beach... more
Resene Double Tea
Evolving palette

The bathroom now has Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen tinted to Resene Double Tea... more
The main bathroom is finished in Resene Eighth Napa with a feature wall in Resene Seagrass
Seagrass bathroom

The main bathroom is finished in Resene Eighth Napa with a feature wall in Resene Seagrass... more
The bathroom is finished in Resene Pewter

The bathroom is in Resene Pewter for a faded decadent ambience for this room... more
Resene Spanish White
The Art Haus

Resene Spanish White is used on walls and Resene Half Spanish White on ceilings... more
Modern bathroom
Modern neutrals

Main bathroom is in Resene Double Sea Fog with tongue and groove walls... more
Resene Cranberry in bathroom
1934 bungalow

Resene Bordello, a warm and cosy colour, complements the tiles and the Resene Alabaster ceiling... more
Resene Limerick
Family bathroom

This family bathroom features Resene Limerick, Resene Alabaster and Resene Half Napa... more
Resene Cloud
Preserving history

New build bathroom features the warmth of Resene Alabaster... more
Resene Eighth Stack in ensuite
100+ year old villa

The ensuite features Resene Eighth stack with a Resene Quarter Stack bath... more
Bathroom painted in Resene Wine Berry
Colour galore

Resene Wine Berry in the ensuite with Resene Atoll in the main bathroom and toilet... more
Bathroom painted in Resene Kumutoto
Warm and inviting

Resene EzyPaint virtual painting programme helped them choose Resene Remy for the ensuite... more
Elegant interior colour scheme
Classical and timeless

Elegant interior colour scheme of Resene White Pointer and Resene Alabaster... more
Resene Half Ash
Wow factor

Three Resene wallpapers and a blackboard finish using Resene Black in the toilet... more
Bathroom painted in Resene Perfect Taupe
Bach blitz

Resene Comfort Zone with Resene Perfect Taupe was selected for the toilet... more
Bathroom painted in Resene Wasabi
Lounge to living

This rental bathroom is in Resene Stone Age with Resene Triple Spanish White... more
Bathroom painted in Resene Sugar Loaf
1950s bungalow

Resene Sugar Loaf walls with Resene Quarter Spanish White trims... more
Resene Periglacial Blue bathroom
DIY adventure

The bright new bathroom is painted in restful Resene Periglacial Blue... more
Resene Cloud bathroom
Stripes in the bathroom

They also used Resene Cloud to paint vertical stripes in the guest bathroom... more
Bathroom painted in Resene Bullitt
Kiwiana influence

White gloss tiles with Morris and James tiles, Resene Bullitt and Resene Half Spanish White... more
Resene Strikemaster bathroom
A theme of their own

Resene Alabaster and Resene Black ensuite and main bathroom Resene Strikemaster... more

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