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Bedroom decorating inspiration gallery

Below are a collection of bedrooms 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 update@resene.co.nz. Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.

 
 
Bedroom colours
Something to smile about

This master bedroom proved to be the trickiest room to choose colour... more
Bedroom feature wall
Mid-century mood

Auckland escapees and lovers of mid-century design... more

The good life

Escaping Auckland for the good life in sunny Nelson... more
Art inspired
A love of blue

When you’re working with a 100 year old villa, character is built... more
A nod to mid-century
A nod to mid-century

Lovely lashings of colours, most notably in the master bed... more
Bedroom
Meant to be

The Walker’s home was all beige with wood and they wanted it all gone!... more
Bedroom
Paint by plan

Eclectic describes Cheryl and Juriaan. They love old and new... more
French country bedroom
Encouraged by colour

Brightening up the house after having safe monotone colours... more
French country bedroom
Elevated with colour

French country look... modern, with a touch of glamour and luxury... more
Master bedroom
First choice wins

Loving the cosy vintage feel of her home and staying true to that... more

Colour surprises

A feature wall of Resene Blue Lagoon against a beautiful chandelier... more
New kitchen
Retirement renovation

After retiring months ago, they have spent most of the time renovating... more
Dark feature wall bedoom
Reno retreat bedroom

Creating a moody looking bedroom and a fresh en-suite... more
Master bedroom
On a colour journey

The whole room is a retreat, a place Nadine goes to think... more
Bdroom of new house with painted shutters
Good things take time

Patience has resulted in a colour scheme they are delighted with... more
Teeage girls bedroom
Teenage treasure

An enchanting colour scheme for a teen's room... more

Elevated with colour

French country look... modern, with a touch of glamour and luxury... more
Boys bedroom in blue
Colour surprises

Behind the seemingly calm veneer of a classic white villa... more
Bungalow bedroom
The good life

Escaping Auckland for the good life in sunny Nelson... more
Blue bedroom
Helping hand

The Maria family completely gutted a 1950s coast bach... more
Blue bedroom
Colour that sings

For the bedrooms, the aim was to create calm and serene spaces... more
Art inspired
West inspiration

Kathrin’s project started with the idea of building a reading nook... more
Making it their own
Two choices

Resene Rolling Stone won for the calming effect the soft grey greens brings... more
Making it their own
Ready to dive in

One colour that was enveloping and restful - Resene Innocence... more

Elevated with colour

French country look... modern, with a touch of glamour and luxury... more
Guest bedroom blue and cream stripes
Lucky guests

The perfect rest spot for their guests with a romantic styled guest room... more
Bedroom colours
Something to smile about

The colour looks amazing in all light, and it exudes different tones... more
Master bedroom
Bit by bit

She couldn't wait to get started but quickly found it would take years... more
Making it their own
Making it their own

They wanted a much moodier and cosy feeling for their bedroom... more
Colourful personalities meet colour..
Colourful personalities meet colour
Miranda’s circa 1890s villa survived the earthquakes... more

Unexpected move

Painted using Resene Quarter Rice Cake with a French blue toned... more
An unexpected colour journey
An unexpected colour journey

As a new bed and breakfast it needed new colours inside and out... more

An unexpected colour journey

As a new bed and breakfast it needed new colours inside and out... more
Haven of tranquility bedroom
Haven of tranquility

A 1960s simple Kiwi bach with a few features that really appealed... more
Colour calling - dark colours
Colour calling

Carey 100% knew she wanted dark blue for their new master bedroom... more

Spring in your step

For the past year Nicola’s husband has been working on painting... more
Unexpected move
Unexpected move

A new farmstyle/villa home - bedroom three has Resene Brandy Rose... more
Bold corners
Bold corners

This room was decorated over a few months for a teenage daughter ... more
Decisions decisions
Decisions decisions

The Lind’s journey began about six years ago when they moved... more

Fun with colour

A typical L-shaped 1960’s provincial suburban home... more
Enjoy now extend later
Enjoy now extend later

This home is a 1960s beach-town bach... more

Unexpected move

A new farmstyle/villa home - bedroom one has Resene Truffle... more
Spring in your step
Spring in your step

For the past year Nicola’s husband has been working on painting.. more
Unexpected move
Unexpected move

A new farmstyle/villa home - bedroom four has Resene Linen... more
Putting down roots with colour
Putting down roots with colour

The McNeil family purchased this lifestyle property almost five years ago... more
Fun with colour
Fun with colour

A typical L-shaped 1960’s provincial suburban home... more
Leaving cream behind
Leaving cream behind

A feminine, soft colour that went with existing furnishings... more
Making it their own
Bad bach no more

Resene French Grey is gorgeous with the pinks in the coverlet and duvet... more
making the most of smaller space
Making the most of a smaller space

A great neutral backdrop for artworks and mementoes... more
Getting creative with paint
Getting creative with paint

Using a black, white and grey colour scheme... more
Farmhouse refresh
Farmhouse refresh

A warm, light and versatile paint colour palette... more
Home of art
Home of art

A limited colour palette so as not to compete with the art... more
A door-able in colour
A door-able in colour

Colour was injected into the bedrooms by painting the doors... more
The power of three
The power of three

A colour scheme based around a Pacifica coloured themed canvas... more
Place of rainbows
Place of rainbows

Soft colours are used throughout the bedrooms... more
Bedroom of blue
Bedroom of blue

Resene Powder Blue is perfect for visually cooling the room down... more
Inspired by Pinterest
Inspired by Pinterest

Incorporating mint green and pale grey for a mature look... more
Rent renovate repaint
Rent renovate repaint

Two walls of Resene Scarpa Flow feature in the master bedroom... more
A helping hand with colour
A helping hand with colour

The main bedroom is soft and restful with walls in Resene Sorrento... more
A timeless colour choice
A timeless colour choice

Using a warm fresh colour on the walls makes the house look bigger... more
For the love of colour
For the love of colour

Using bright or dark colours contrasted with the white ceilings, and allowed the plasterwork... more
For the love of old homes
For the love of old homes

Resene Triple White Pointer on walls with Resene Alabaster on trim... more
Magnetic attraction
Magnetic attraction

Resene Foggy Grey in the upstairs master bedroom gives it a restful feel... more
Ready for something dramatic
Ready for something dramatic

The inky tones of Resene Jaguar are a great alternative to black... more
Coming home to colour
Coming home to colour

A lovely palette of colours, which gives each room its own individual... more
Bursts of colour
Bursts of colour

Using Resene colours extensively, particularly as highlights... more
Beach house in the city
Beach house in the city

Resene Dusted Blue gives a restful feel enhancing relaxation... more
A calming bedroom
A calming bedroom

Stoney blue green walls with a black ceiling... more
Homely and bright colour
Homely and bright colour

Resene Loulou has given the master bedroom the colour of passion and luxury... more
A touch of colour
A touch of colour

The master bedroom is matching the ensuite with Resene Lemon Grass... more
A dream home
A dream home

A complementary neutral to the rest of the house but of differing temperatures and depths of warmth... more
Bringing in the things you love - master bedroom
Bringing in the things you love

The feature wall makes an incredible statement and works perfectly... more
Giving depth to a spare room
Giving depth to a spare room

Resene Midnight Express on the feature wall to gives the room some depth... more
Picturing a picket fence
Picturing a picket fence

The interior walls were all painted with Resene Half Tea with Resene Black White on trim... more
All in the greys
All in the greys

A calming and relaxing room, so nice and cosy... more
Dressing a cottage in neutral shades
A cottage in neutral shades

Using colours that complement the cottage while adding a light and clean look... more
A home around a door
A home around a door

Launching into a decade of colour in this timeless, contemporary home... more
Refreshed every three years
Refreshed every three years

Resene Lilac Bush as a stunning feature wall... more
Topped in black
Topped in black

A clean look of black and white with metallic accents... more
Colour brings character
Colour brings character

Whimsical restful colours perfect for a bedroom... more
Ask an expert
Ask an expert

Updating the look and feel with neutral shades... more
Don't be afraid of colour
Don't be afraid of colour

Using colour has allowed this family to stamp individual personalities... more
Beachy spare bedroom
Beachy spare bedroom

Contacting a Resene colour specialist for advice... more
1900s villa bedroom
1900s villa bedroom

Featuring wallpapers from the Masterpiece and Paradise... more
Grey in the guest bedroom
Grey in the guest bedroom

A perfect stone-like colour that looks gorgeous in any light... more
Modern bungalow
Modern bungalow
A neutral palette provides a subtle contrast to the white kitchen... more
Cottage bedroom
Cottage bedroom

Light and simple interiors with Resene Half Thorndon Cream... more
Accenting the timber
Accenting the timber

Resene Half Pearl Lusta in the master bedroom... more
Resene Optimist and Resene Black White walls
Vibrant colour

Resene Optimist and Resene Black White walls... more
Resene Metallic Blast Grey 3 sprayed on
Metallic silver wall

Resene Metallic Blast Grey 3 was sprayed on to the bedroom wall... more
Resene Chelsea Cucumber feature wall
Green feature wall

Resene Chelsea Cucumber feature bedroom wall... more
Resene Periglacial Blue walls
Warm and welcoming

Resene Periglacial Blue walls feature in this guest bedroom... more
Resene Quarter Periglacial Blue
Patterned wall

Resene Quarter Periglacial Blue and stencil... more
Resene Silver Chalice
Resene Silver Chalice

Resene Silver Chalice and Resene Iron makes a statement... more
Resene Quarter Truffle, with window, doors and ceilings in Resene Quarter Rice Cake
Kiwi House

Resene Quarter Truffle walls and Resene Quarter Rice Cake ceilings... more
Resene Windsor feature wall
Wall creativity

A colour blocked bedroom using Resene Windsor... more
Resene Half Merino and Resene Silver Chalice
Beachy feel

Resene Half Merino and Resene Silver Chalice feature wall... more
Resene Fuscous Grey
Dark feature wall

Resene Fuscous Grey on walls and wardrobe doors... more
Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta
Total makeover

Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta... more
Resene Tuna feature wall
A dark feature wall

Resene Tuna, complemented with walls in Resene Eighth Canterbury Clay... more

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Bedroom decorating ideas as seen in home decorating magazines

Room makeover series
Room makeover series

A tired bedroom in a charming villa is given a sleek revamp... more
Bedroom decorating ideas from Your Home and Garden magazine
Transform with colour
Most light and pastel shades are ideal for bedrooms... more
 
 

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