Decorating inspiration gallery - Children's bedrooms

Below are a collection of painting and redecorating projects for children's bedrooms, 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.


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Resene Half Thorndon Cream
Cottage kid's room

Light and simple interiors with Resene Half Thorndon Cream... more
Vibrant Resene colours
Rainbow girl's room

Vibrant Resene colours make this rainbow striped room zing... more
Resene Bedazzle, Resene Ballerina, Resene Dancing Girl
Be bedazzled

Resene Bedazzle, Resene Ballerina, Resene Dancing Girl... more
Resene Wham, Resene Splish Splash, Resene Havoc and Resene Fizz
Creative with colour

Resene Wham, Resene Splish Splash, Resene Havoc and Resene Fizz... more
Resene Splish Splash, Resene Havoc and Resene Fizz
Bedroom message

Resene Hyperactive wardrobe door brightens a boy's room... more
Resene Comfort Zone feature wall
Blue feature wall

Resene Comfort Zone features on the nursery wall... more
Resene Fringy Flower walls
Woodland nursery

Resene Fringy Flower walls and woodland decals... more
Resene Periglacial Blue with a painted tree mural
Tree mural

Resene Periglacial Blue with a painted tree mural in their son's room... more
Resene Spring Wood walls and Resene Alabaster trims
Mixed and matched

Resene Spring Wood and Resene Alabaster... more
Resene Pelorous
Magnetic magic

Resene Pelorous and Resene Half Tea walls... more
Resene Flash Point
Colour blocking

Resene Sakura and a colour blocked wall... more
Resene Hyperactive
Free rein to choose

He chose Resene Hyperactive as a feature wall... more
Son's room - Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta
Total makeover

Walls are painted in Resene Sour Dough and Resene Parchment... more
Total makeoverResene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta
Neutrals in boy's room

Resene Sour Dough, Resene Parchment, Resene Double Pearl Lusta... more
Bright and happy pink room
Bright and happy

Resene Boutique and Resene Ginn Fizz striped walls... more
Resene Scooter
Resene Scooter

She requested a blue room and Resene Scooter was selected... more
Resene Caper
Forest bedroom

He asked for a forest room and Resene Casper walls and wallpaper... more
Resene Eighth Canterbury on the walls joining the Resene Cararra
Boys' rooms

Resene Eighth Canterbury on the walls joining the Resene Cararra... more
Resene Cararra walls a Resene Tusk ceiling and Resene Impromptu on the bookcase
Girl's bedroom

Resene Cararra walls, a Resene Tusk ceiling and Resene Impromptu... more
Resene Deep Blush buzzes in this chevron wall
Pink chevron wall

She used Resene Deep Blush to create this chevron wall pattern... more
Resene Pelorous  feature wall
Blue and white delight
Creating a whole new blue and white themed room for herself... more
Resene Swans Down in a lace pattern
Stylish bedroom
The floor is painted in Resene Swans Down in a lace pattern... more
Resene Pattens Blue floor in a modern herringbone pattern
Floor art
Resene Pattens Blue floor in a modern herringbone pattern... more
A cricket duvet cover and some cricket accessories and the room is complete
Cricket mad!

Resene Baltic Sea and Resene Azure with black wall decals of cricketer’s silhouettes... more
The walls are Resene Half Beryl Green from the Karen Walker range
She loves colour

Resene Half Beryl Green with colourful painted triangles... more
Resene Wonderland
Artistic triangles

Triangles were painted onto the wall to match her duvet... more
Hand painted art work features in this bedroom
Art work
Hand painted art work features in this bedroom... more
Wall art
Bedroom feature
Another Art work decorates the bedroom wall ... more
Resene Pohutukawa teamed with Resene Quarter Milk White stripes
Owls at home

Resene Pohutukawa teamed with Resene Quarter Milk White stripes... more
Resene Hawkes Blue and Resene Alabaster
Updated bedroom

Resene Hawkes Blue and Resene Alabaster team up in his room... more
Cloud mural and half Resene Blue Chalk walls
Nursery cloud mural
Cloud mural and half Resene Blue Chalk walls... more
Resene Quarter Periglacial Blue with Resene Celestial Blue
Metallic Feathers

Resene Quarter Periglacial Blue with Resene Celestial Blue... more
Resene Half Pattens Bliue
New boys' retreat

Resene Half Pattens Blue enlarges the boy’s room... more
Resene Cavern Pink
Pink room

Resene Cavern Pink walls with painted wall adornments... more
Resene Gin Fizz
Pastel palette

He chose his own colour - Resene Gin Fizz... more
Resene Peppermint
Calming colour for baby

Baby's room in calming Resene Peppermint... more
Resene Blue Lagoon, Resene Java and Resene Padua
Her son loves it

Use testpots no matter how confident you are... more
A neutral room using Resene Half Thorndon Cream with stripes and spots
Stripes and spots

A neutral room with stripes and spots... more
Decorated boy's rooms
Horizontal stripes

Resene Half Villa White walls with stripes... more
Decorated boy's rooms
Vertical stripes

Resene Wild Thing, Resene Wham, Resene Yabbadabbadoo... more
Resene Yabbadabbadoo with a feature wall of Resene Silver Chalice, Resene Fuscous Grey
Pictures on the walls

Resene Yabbadabbadoo with Resene Silver Chalice... more
Random sripes in Resene Pink Lace, Resene Shocking and Resene Riptide
Random stripes

Resene Pink Lace, Resene Shocking and Resene Riptide... more
Black and white boy's room
Black and white

Their son requested a ‘big boy's room’ in black and white... more
Resene Powder Blue and Resene Blanched Pink drawers
Powder blue

Resene Powder Blue and Resene Blanched Pink drawers... more
Resene Centre Stage and Resene SeagullUsed Resene EzyPaint
Resene Centre Stage and Resene Seagull... more
Resene Sports Star walls
He is sports mad

Resene Sports Star walls feature in this room ... more
Resene Mantis
Resene Mantis

He wanted a green room and wooden things... more
Resene Malibu
Komar wall mural

Resene Mantis, Resene Sidecar and pink drawer fronts... more
Resene Smitten
Resene Smitten

They wanted to create a very colourful space... more
Co-ordinated wallpaper and paint
Great team
Resene wallpaper teamed with Resene Steel Grey ... more
Resene Sassy
Inspiration from painting
Resene Sassy and Resene French Pass... more
Resene Ziggurat beach themed children's bedrooms
Beach themed
For the bedrooms they used Resene Quarter Ziggurat. It was originally... more
Resene Wheatfield and Resene Nero striped walls
Striped surprise
She wanted her room light and bright and also liked black and white stripes... more
Resene Vanilla Ice girl's room
She is absolutely in love with her Resene Vanilla Ice room and adores the name... more
Resene Havoc boy's room
Boy's retreat
She printed her son's favourite comic book characters and bought some white frames... more
Art work using Resene paints
Art work
Being an interior designer and a commercial artist and painting being a passion... more
Argyle feature wall in Resene Hot Chile, Resene Black and Resene Half Sea Fog
All about golf
Their son's room is all about golf. With golf in mind they decided on an Argyll feature wall... more
Colourful rainbow mural
Rainbow room
Resene Yeehaa for the daytime background, Resene Trinidad, Resene Unicorn... more
Gorgeous Resene Blanched Pink girl's room
Gorgeous Pink
Gorgeous Resene Blanched Pink from the Karen Walker collection for their daughter's room... more
Feature wall in the bedroom - a chevron pattern using Resene Claret Resene Hullabaloo and Resene
Chevron pattern
Nicola designed the feature wall herself using tape to mark out the chevron pattern... more
A pin striped wall of Resene colours, including Studio and Resene Pelorous
Pinstriped wall
Resene Studio, Resene Pelorous, Resene Black and Resene Half Sea Fog... more
Resene Yabbadabbadoo and Resene Seance
Their own colour
They painted one wall Resene Seance and the other three walls Resene Yabbadabbadoo... more
Sparkly Resene Bedazzled for one wall and Resene Tutti Frutti for the others
Magical sparkly pink
A Resene Bedazzled wall and a gorgeous soft green Resene Tutti Frutti for the others ... more
A feature wall in Resene True Blue
A fun feel
This boy's room has a feature wall in Resene True Blue... more
A fun feature wall in Resene Sugar And Spice
Sugar and spice
This girl's room has a fun feature wall in Resene Sugar And Spice... more
Vibrant stripes of Resene Glamour Puss and Resene Rouge
Vibrant orange
The inspiration came from of, all things, a Tui Beer can. She promptly went down to Resene... more
Resene Hip Hop feature wall
Rich purple
A Resene Hip Hop feature wall contrasts well with the Resene Merino walls... more
Resene Reservoir walls
Serene nursery
They love the calmness of Resene Reservoir on the walls, and added fun and boldness... more
Resene Thornton Cream nursery
Remodelled nursery
Resene Thorndon Cream for the walls and Resene Eighth Thorndon Cream for the trims... more
Funky and warm Resene Lemon Twist
Funky warm yellow
The walls in the south facing spare room are Resene Lemon Twist - funky and warm... more
Child's room with Resene Tickled Pink feature wall
Love of colour
Resene Tickled Pink feature wall and three walls Resene Merino... more
a stunning palette of Resene Belladonna with Resene Hullabaloo and Resene Barely There
Magical gift
The stunning colour palette is Resene Belladonna with Resene Hullabaloo... more
A boy's room is crisp in Resene Serenity
Soft green nursery
The younger son's room is crisp in Resene Serenity a soft opaline green... more
Resene Kumutoto aquamarine boy's room
Boy's blue
Their elder son's room is painted in Resene Kumutoto, maritime inspired aqua... more
Resene Scooter snd Resene Toto
Bright turquoise
Their daughter's room is painted in Resene Scooter and Resene Toto with a wall finished... more
Resene Supernova in nursery
Brighten up
Resene Supernova and Resene Alabaster give a bright, happy space for their little boy... more
Resene Cest La Vie
A rose white nursery
Resene Cest La Vie with the cupboard and wall canvases in Resene Dutch White... more
Resene Smitten
In love with pink
They fell in love with a vibrant pink called Resene Smitten and used it to paint the door... more
Resene Spray
Spirited aqua blue
Resene Spray with a Mayan pink Resene Hopskotch inside the closest ... more
Resene Parachute
A fresh sporty ambiance
The main wall of Resene Parachute seemed quite intense so to break this up they added... more
Resene Pirate walls
Vibrant red walls
Their son's room is Resene Pirate framing a large window seat in white and black... more
Resene Bounty
Teenage contrast
Resene Bounty painted above and wallpaper below with a border... more
Resene Neva
Letting loose with colour
Resene Neva is a fluoro yellow green with Resene Quarter Spanish White ceiling... more
Resene Rice Cake and Resen Hopbush
Pink splendour
Resene Rice Cake, Resene Kumutoto, Resene Hopbush and Resene Classic Rose... more
Resene Princess
Colourful room
The rainbow is painted using Resene Bombshell, Resene Flamingo, Resene Frenzee... more
Resene De York and Resene Shocking
Delicious pale pink
They wanted their daughter's room to remain light and airy as she has so many colourful toys... more
Resene Dizzy Lizzy
Fit for a princess
The walls are painted in Resene Yabbadabbadoo with accessories such as the frames... more
Resene Alabaster
Magical stairs
The magical rainbow spiral staircase is the perfect entry to the childrens' room... more
Resene Oasis
Light but warm
For their daughter’s bedroom the light but warm Resene Oasis was selected... more
Resene Princess
Amazing result
The end result looks amazing and shows how you can transform an entire house... more
Resene De York and Resene Shocking
Unique look
Resene De York and Resene Shocking used creatively makes an unique bedroom space... more
Resene Dizzy Lizzy
Lime favourite
Resene Dizzy Lizzy, Resene Ebony Clay and Resene Alabaster for the walls... more
Resene Dizzy Lizzy
Deep charcoal brown
The bedroom features a wall of Resene Triple Masala... more
Resene Parchment
Fun and colourful
Resene Powder Blue walls, a beautiful vintage blue and Resene Quarter Villa White... more
Resene Parchment
A serene clear blue
Their teenage daughter chose Resene Valhalla and Resene Quarter Timeout for her room... more
Resene Quarter Sea Fog
Black meets white
Black and white stripes and three walls in Resene Quarter Truffle to match the rest of the house... more
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Komar Photomural
They searched the internet for decorating ideas and came across the Komar Photomurals... more
Resene Parchment
Bright educational fun
He loves his bright practical fun filled room with Resene Parchment walls... more
Resene Double Tea
Transformed room
Their son's room was transformed with Resene Double Tea with Resene Napa trim... more
Resene Napa and Resene Black White
Bedroom with edge
Resene Nero and Resene Black White, with a mix of washed Resene colours... more
Resene Half Bianca
Animal fun
The background colour of the wall is Resene Half Bianca, chosen to be a backdrop... more
Resene Quarter Napa
Loving her room
The walls are Resene Quarter Napa and Resene Innuendo with Resene Clementine Orange... more
Resene Jordy Blue
Enlarge a small room
They created space with the dark blue of Resene Bay Of Many going to Resene Jordy Blue... more
Resene Guardsman Red
Making a statement
Resene Guardsman Red feature wall with Resene Dutch White walls... more
Resene Pizzaz
Orange pizazz
A stunning Resene Pizazz feature wall with Resene Dutch White walls... more
Resene Napa and Resene Black White
Works with red
A light enough colour to keep it feeling spacious, so decided to go with Resene Clouded Blue... more
Child's bedroom with Resene Biloba Flower
His relaxing room
Resene Secrets, a very versatile green, has created a very relaxing room for him... more
Child's bedroom with Resene Biloba Flower
A fun room
Blue was the resounding choice of their daughter, and Resene Altitude created a fun room... more
Bright girl's room
Complementing pink
They decided to go for a colour that would complement the pink and Resene Kingfisher Daisy... more
Nursery Colours
Blue nursery
A lamp and picture in the baby's room were painted in Resene Portage to complement... more
Bedroom Bliss
Striking metallic
Resene Sugar And Spice for her feature bedhead wall and Resene Quarter Spanish White... more
Resene paint in bedroom
Love of strong colours
This stunning nursery features walls that are a bold fresh blue... more
Resene Spray Feature wall girls bedroom 2
Bubbly spirited aqua
Resene China Ivory walls with a feature wall of Resene Spray in their daughter's room... more
Resene Fog Feature wall girls bedroom
Soft and ephemeral
A soft, ephemeral feature wall of Resene Fog with Resene China Ivory walls... more
Resene Soft Apple wall girls bedroom
Pink in fabrics
Resene Fruit Salad walls and decorative room accessories link all these colours together... more
Custom colour
Gorgeously girly
Resene staff created a custom pink colour to match their chosen wallpaper... more
Resene Carpe Diem
Brighten it up
A playful combination of Resene Pohutukawa, Resene Carpe Diem and Resene Sushi... more
Resene Carpe Diem
Very planned room
His bedroom is finished in Resene Midnight with a feature wall of Resene Daredevil... more
Child's bedroom Resene Retro
Butterflies and birds
Resene Sugar And Spice with butterflies and birds on the wall with a cat watching a bird... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fairground
All spaced out
Their son's room has Resene Fairground walls with the solar system on his wall... more
Resene Jelly Bean in bedroom
Turquoise delight
Resene Jelly Bean walls with crisp red highlights make this a bright turquoise room... more
Child's bedroom feature wall in Resene Retro
Peacock blue
This children's bedroom features Resene Beatnik with Resene Half Fossil walls... more
Child's bedroom Resene Eighth Bison Hide
Calm nursery
Resene Eighth Bison Hide walls give this room a neutral look that will not be outgrown... more
Child's bedroom in Resene Astronaut
Strong and dark blue
Their seven year old son’s room is painted with Resene Astronaut, a strong dark blue... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Zomp
Softly striped
Resene Soapstone walls with fireplace flue painted a candy cane style effect... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Dutch White
Bright and happy
She chose Resene Fuel Yellow for the feature wall and the others are Resene Dutch White... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Zomp
Fresh new look
Sparking new aqua blue features on this bedroom's walls and is a joy to behold... more
Child's bedroom in Resene Rouge
Bright pink
Their four year old daughter’s room is painted with Resene Rouge and Resene Sherbert... more
Child's bedroom Resene Sweet Corn
Warm yellow
The balance between not too bright but not too buttery is Resene Sweet Corn... more
Baby's bedroom Resene Sea Fog
Boy's nursery
Their baby’s room is painted Resene Sea Fog, a colour chosen when she was sure... more
Child's bedroom with Resene Biloba Flower
Very girly
Resene Biloba Flower walls with Resene Hint Of Grey on the groove panelling... more
Child's bedroom Resene Dizzy Lizzy feature wall
The green room
Resene Dizzy Lizzy with three light coloured green walls in Resene Hint Of Green... more
Child's bedroom Resene Anakiwa and Resene Subzero
A light, fresh playroom
Resene Anakiwa and Resene Alabaster walls which provide the perfect background... more
Resene Rising Star
Warm, refreshing yellow
Their daughter's room is painted with Resene Rising Star with a white ceiling... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Bubblegum
Lavender and lace purple
The stunning colour of Resene Bubblegum features in her room... more
Resene Rising Star
Nursery art work
Most of the colours she chose came from the Resene KidzColour collection... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Buttery White
Light and bright
His room is dark and small so she chose Resene Buttery White to reflect as much light... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Aspiring
Bright and cheerful
Resene Aspiring brightens the room added to cheerful curtains and accessories... more
Resene Rising Star
Blue stripes
Resene Subzero and thick horizontal stripes look great across one wall... more
Resene Rising Star
Foam letters
Resene Sisal walls with Resene Shocking, Resene Ce Soir and Resene Havelock Blue... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Zomp
Bright, colourful and fun
Spaceman and planets brighten the room along with Resene Wet N Wild on two walls... more
Resene Curious Blue
Resene Rainbow
An underwater cave was the inspiration - they painted a series of koru like waves... more
Resene Dizzy Lizzy
Green and pink
Nature and butterflies inspired them to select fresh lime greens and pinks for the nursery... more
A bit of zing
Two walls of Resene Butterfly Bush and two walls of Resene Energy Yellow bring zing... more
Child's bedroom
Pink hearts
Heart theme border, Resene Pink Lace above the border and Resene Shocking below... more
Child's bedroom Resene Fuel Yellow and Resene Cut Glass
A light fresh colour
Resene Cut Glass, a light fresh colour that invokes calm as well as play... more
Resene Rising Star
Homely and special
The earthy dark colour of Resene Oilskin for the bottom and Resene Sandcastle... more
Child's bedroom
Slanting stripes
Resene Eastern Blue, Resene Atlantis, Resene Gorse, Resene Cranberry, Resene Pizazz... more
Childs bedroom
Sanctuary space
It was out with the lilac and in with Resene Cut Glass when she decided her room needed a... more
Childs bedroom
Funky nursery
How do you create a room that is completely different and funky with mostly neutral colours... more
Restful green
Resene Feijoa fits in with a range of natural colours in the rest of the house... more
Soft green Resene Coriander in Childs bedroom
All things sparkly
The soft green Resene Coriander looks gorgeous with pinks but also with many other colours... more
Childs bedroom
Bright spot
Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta walls and brings in some colour with Resene Astronaut... more
Child's bedroom
Long desired nursery
Resene Tea walls and Resene Quarter Tea on the interior trim and joinery and ceiling areas... more
A calming blue scheme for a child
Wild thing
Resene Spindle was perfect for the job, a lovely calming blue to relax a very active boy... more
Child's bedroom
New room delight
Her room was quickly repainted in Resene Cranberry with black and white... more
Childs bedroom with resene magnetic paint coloured Resene Deep Koamaru with silver Aluminium stars
Deep space
Envisaging a colour scheme of blue and silver with touches of orange, Resene Deep Koamaru... more
Child's bedroom
Summer inspired purple
Resene Long Shot graces this girl's bedroom walls with Resene Pearl Lusta... more
Pale yellow and blue in a child's room
Flowing colour scheme
Resene Sweet Corn walls, and dressing table, with a feature wall in Resene Tory Blue... more
Child's bedroom
Art with heart
With a Resene Outer Space feature wall and Resene Chicago window frames then some wall art... more
Childs bedroom
Toddler's bedroom
Resene Shocking, a pastel violet pink and Resene Disco with Resene Black White... more
Child's bedroom
He loves it
In the nursery they chose Resene Riptide as the sea green is the perfect unisex colour... more
Child's bedroom
Chaos and checks
Resene Chaos with black and white chequered ceiling and bed headboard and furniture... more
Child's bedroom
A terracotta theme
Resene Valencia was selected for the walls. The room was finished with Resene Hip Hop furniture... more
Child's bedroom
Riot of colour
Resene Christi and a custom matched pink close to Resene Hopbush... more
Resene Atlantis in a boys bedroom
Brighter please
Resene Sushi seen in a magazine would be a good colour for either a girl or a boy... more
Childs bedroom with Resene Wild Willow and Resene Golden Sand uminium stars
Bold bright red
Resene Lipstick was put around her room except for the two walls with windows... more
Child's bedroom
A green room
Resene Soft Apple was perfect for the walls with Resene Soapstone ceiling... more
Child's bedroom
Warm green
Resene Happy Hour selected was a tad too bright in the north facing room so was blended... more
Child's bedroom
Striped retreat
Resene Governor Bay, Resene Hullabaloo and Resene White combined together... more
Blue and green for a child
Bold scheme
A bold scheme of Resene Honey Flower on walls, the dressing table, wardrobe door framing... more
Spiderman themed bedroom
Spiderman theme
Resene Sail on the upper walls joined by Resene Resolution Blue on the lower... more
Child's bedroom
Blue room ordered
Resene Escapade and to contrast with this walls have been painted with Resene Tasman... more
Girl's bedroom
Magical bedroom
A pink meets purple meets fairy theme was concocted. Resene Shocking was combined with... more
Blue bedroom
Metallic blue room
A Resene Time Warp feature wall and Resene Bedrock give a dazzling effect on a once... more
Child's bedroom
Soft toned warm yellow
Resene Bardot was chosen for this room because it was so softly toned and warm... more
Child's bedroom
Make it more snugly
Resene Classic Rose, Resene Royal Heath and Resene Hopbush were selected... more
Child's bedroom
New unique look
Resene Chablis was chosen as a base on all walls to bring in the colours of the flower petals... more
Child's bedroom
Unique personality
Resene Snow Flurry proved to be the ideal choice offset with Resene White on trims... more
boy's bedroom
Outer space
Resene Aviator for one wall and Resene Lima to add light and contrast for a further two walls... more
Child's bedroom
Resene Wasabi and Resene Jelly Bean. White windows, doors and trim complete the look... more
Child's bedroom
Fun original bedroom
Resene Bright Red, Resene Lochmara, Resene Turbo and Resene Japanese Laurel... more
Girl's bedroom
Crazy on pink
Resene Giggle and Resene Flower Power from the Resene KidzColour range... more
Child's bedroom
Vibrant bright lime
Resene Sushi walls with Resene Daisy Bush on the ceiling and trim... more
Girl's bedroom
Pink paradise
Resene Tutu with Resene Hopbush and handmade artworks created using Resene testpots... more
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Twinkle twinkle little star
Quarter Energy Yellow walls and Resene Danube for the ceiling decorated with glowing stars... more
Girl's bedroom
Her own colour
Resene Blackcurrant was chosen using Resene EzyPaint and then tested out... more
Childrens Bedroom
Inspired choice
Resene colours used were Resene Torea Bay, Resene Flame Red and Resene Kournikova... more
Childs Bedroom
Definitely kiwiana
She wanted to recreate a beach theme with native trees, plants and animals... more
Two toned with a border
The bottom third of the girls' bedroom is in Resene Melanie with Resene Oasis... more
Pink and deep blue girl's room
Favourite colours
Resene Lipstick and Resene Paua are key colours teamed with the neutral Resene Pavlova... more
Resene Lima and Resene Resolution Blue Paint
Lime nursery
This nursery features walls of Resene Lima with a brightly painted set of drawers... more
Child's bedroom
Blast off
Featuring Resene Mariner walls with brightly painted space themed wall hangings... more
Neutrals and green child's bedroom
Fresh colour scheme
Resene Half And Half on the upper wall and Resene Conifer on the lower... more
Warming Resene Pizza
A gold Neapolitan
She has used the warmth of Resene Pizza in her child's bedroom.. more

Bach bliss
The children's bedrooms were painted in Resene Limeade with trims of Resene Deep Teal... more
A toddler's first room
Creating a fun room
They chose a neutral Resene Dutch White with a Resene Supernova feature wall... more
Bright pink and green girl's room
Limed lipstick
Bright and stimulating using Resene Bahia, Resene Lipstick and Resene Christine... more
gender neutral nursery
Room for the children
A gender neutral Resene Golden Sand with a multi-hued cot and a Resene Conifer painted bed... more
Nursery of green and neutrals
The green room
Resene Wasabi complemented by Resene Quarter Parchment on the ceiling... more
Gender friendly nursery
Gender friendly nursery
Resene Sweet Corn features on the walls and bold Resene Astronaut on the wall unit.. more
A teen's blue and silver room
Teens bedroom
Resene Silver Aluminium on the ceiling and part way down the walls and Resene Aviator... more
Bright boys room
Gender neutral
Resene Orange Roughy lower walls teamed with Resene Parchment... more
A soft Resene yellow and Resene Lipstick pink warm a girl's bedroom
Funky chick
Resene Half Witch Haze, a soft yellow, Resene Lipstick painted homemade furniture... more
Purple not pink
Genie gem
She went to Resene to find the purples, finally selecting Resene Studio and Resene Perfume... more
Purple not just pink for a small girl
Girlish theme
Resene Amour on the walls with a feature wall of Resene Plum and Resene Half Pearl Lusta... more
A palette of light hues
Blank canvas
She selected a palette of light hues balanced with deep complex hues to add interest... more
Restful Resene Fog, a lilac for a baby's room
Girl's bedroom
She wanted to create a restful lilac room for her baby girl so chose Resene Fog... more
Child's bedroom in bright Resene Hopskotch
Resplendent rooms
Bright Resene Hopskotch, a divine Mayan pink, graces her bedroom walls... more
Feature frieze
Bright and playful
Resene Scandal walls and a feature stripe, bookshelf and table of Resene Half Baked... more
Resene Equator and Resene Mariner Paint Colours
Bright and sunny
The glow of Resene Quarter Equator teams with Resene Mariner... more
Child's bedroom
Feminine lilac
Resene Taffeta, elegant with pastels, graces this stylish bedroom... more
Childrens Bedroom
7 and 8 year old sons
Resene Caper walls, Resene Astronaut on the wardrobe and clean white on trims... more
Resene Chantilly Paint
New room is finished in Resene Chantilly, a pink reminiscent of lace and a pretty face... more
Bright children's rooms
Blue and red
Resene Drover on the top half of the walls, combined with Resene Well Read... more
A border of co-ordinating colours
Deep navy lower walls
Resene Bunting for the bottom as it would be less likely to show marks and Resene Sisal... more

Decorating ideas from Your Home & Garden magazine

Blackboard paint

Blackboard paint offers a versatile base for a fun bedroom ... more
Contemporary wall feature
Bold wall feature

This bold, contemporary wall feature allows your teenager to give their space... more
Hang Loose - a teen boy's bedroom
Hang loose

Create a beach vibe that’ll last all year round... more
Room makeover series - young Fred
Room makeover series

Young Fred is our final winner and couldn't be happier... more
Jungle-themed bedroom
Jungle themed bedroom

Bring the outside in and embrace the wild in this adventurous... more

Painted headboards

Combine dusky pink and elephant grey to gorgeous effect... more

Shared room

Give a shared room individual style with cool and contemporary... more
An attractive teenage study and workspace
Teenage study space

Studying will become top of the agenda with a colourful workspacer... more
Batman themed boys room
Batman themed room

Children love a favourite character as the theme for their room... more
A room with a colur scheme to grow in
Girl's room

A gorgeous scheme for a girl’s room with plenty of scope for growth... more
Teenage boy's moody decor
Teenage boy's room

A dark and moody industrial-style space is perfectly suited... more
Monochrome is so hot right now for children's rooms

Monochrome is so hot right now for children's rooms and nurseries... more
Ideas for decorating a child's playroom
Kid's corner

Cover all the bases in a playroom with an art area, a fun hangout and... more
Bright colours for a child's room
Bright spot kid's room

A decorating idea from Your Home & Garden magazine... more

Decorating ideas from OHbaby magazine

Changing stations
Change it up

A well-designed changing station makes light work of nappy changes... more
How to make an utdoor kitchen for kids
What's cooking?

Upcycled pallets are the key ingredient for this outdoor kitchen... more
Paint the house
Paint the house

A doll's house is a great
place to try out colour
schemes... more
A garage storage solution
All on board

A storage solution to suit your family (and their stuff!)... more
This desk and stool gives little ones their very own space to sit and create
Working a desk job

Little ones love their very own space to sit and create... more
Cool storage barrels for kids toys
Barrels of fun

Old buckets become cool storage for toys... more
Toys are easily refreshed with some new paint
Good as new

Old toys and furniture are easily refreshed... more
Make this reading nook from an old pallet
The crate escape

An upcycled pallet becomes a cosy reading nook... more
Create this family tree using photos
Putting down roots

Display your family tree on the wall with photos... more
Drawers for toys
Bonus drawers

A must in any kid's room is a place for toys… more
Old cable reel a new life as a charming rocking horse
Rock 'n reel

Make a rocking horse from an old cable reel... more
A vintage printersí tray makes a great display centre  for precious little collections
A place for everything

A printers' tray makes a great display centre… more
New use for a French door
When one door closes...

An old wooden French door finds a new life... more
Create a stylish head board
Create a head board

A simple head board complements any colour scheme... more
Roll the play from inside to outside
with this ever-changing play table
All hands on deck

Under-bed drawers are a movable toy box... more
Finally the beautiful stainless steel legs were revealed
Creative station

It's easy as pie to upcycle an old photo frame... more
Be inspired from colours you have around you
Inspiration point

Use known tones for a new exciting colour scheme… more
Paint drawers with a funky design
Paint by numbers

Apply a clever paint scheme using Resene colours... more
A bookcase that's as pretty as a dolls house
Upstairs downstairs

A fresh bookcase that's as pretty as a dolls house... more
Give them a personalised makeover
Just hanging

Give everyday items a personalised makeover... more
Painting a desk
Modern designs

Transform a second-hand desk with colour... more
Room to grow
Room to grow

Decorating a bedroom in anticipation... more
Light and pretty colours of a spring morning
Spring fling

The light, pretty colours of a spring morning reflected... more
Gender neutral
Gender neutral

Create a shared bedroom using colour… more
A pink bedroom need not be filled with ruffles and lace
Pretty in pink

Resene and Gorgi create a girl’s room that’s calming… more
A well thought out space will foster imagination and offer your child a sense of invention and discovery Child's play
Decorating a playroom can be a load of fun... more
Newly acquired ‘vintage finds’ will both complement existing modern furniture purchases
A fine vintage

'Vintage' finds complement modern furniture... more
Neutral tones in greys and blues can be creative for your little individual
Old world

Mix old styles with neutral tones... more
Where the wild things are
- creating an African safari experience.
Where wild things are

Creating an African safari experience... more
Eco friendly room
The green room

Creating a green room is also about wall finishes… more
Vibrant colours will give your child his or her dream room
Colour my room

Give your child his or her dream room… more
Baby blue room with Resene Periglacial Blue
Baby blue
Resene Periglacial Blue is a great base wall colour... more
Sugar and spice
Sugar & spice

Changing from a nursery into a toddler-friendly... more

Decorating ideas from Little Treasures magazine


Creating a beautiful space for your baby is a great way... more
Coordinating chaos - kids organiser
Cordinating chaos

Create your family’s own organising corner... more
Market Stall
Market stall

Trash to treasure - make this cute stall... more
Add a sense of style to your baby's nursery
Birds of a feather

Add a sense of personal style to your baby’s nursery... more
Pack-away doll’s house
Home sweet home

This pack-away doll’s house is simple to make... more
Activity table for young artists
Paint and paper

This activity table is the perfect solution for young artists... more
Transform an old chest of drawers
Paint box

Transform an old chest of drawers... more
A simple to make little ice cream standSweet treat
This little ice cream stand is simple to make... more
Street map
On the road

City street map for driving all over town... more
Geometric colourful blocks
Block busters

Colourful wooden blocks in geometric shapes... more
Brighten bedroom with crafts
Bright ideas

These ideas add to your child’s bedroom... more
Craft ideas in this bedroom
Cute corner

Pretty bedroom touches with craft ideas... more
Pretty bedroom
Room to grow

A room that was playful and met her needs... more
Boys' bedroom
The KAPOW factor

Bright and adventurous for her two her sons… more
When two brothers begin sharing a room,their mother decides itís time for an exciting burst of creativity
Blue for boys

Having great ideas and following through... more
A giant, colourful feline is just one of the room's decorations
The cat got the cream

A stylish bedroom created for his daughter... more
Stylish girl's bedroom
Branching out

A bed in a tree and a cool retro-dairy mural... more
Stripping wallpaper from the 70s
First things first

Stripping wallpaper is an exhausting process... more
Rockets and robots is the theme
Beam me up baby

Rockets and robots as for their baby... more
Creating a special place for her daughter with stripes
Stripe me pastel

Pastel stripes that many
people might... more
Her children can enjoy the serene and quirky space she’s created for them
Labour of love

She's created a serene and quirky space... more
When Tinkerbell and Peter Pan share a bedroom
Finding Neverland

When Tinkerbell and Peter Pan… more
As long as it’s got wheels and an engine there’s a place for it in this Havelock North home
Planes and automobiles

Everyone's mad about motors... more
Paint techniques to create unique decorating ideas
Pretty as a picture
Paint techniques that might faze others... more
Dinosaurs and loads of exploring to do in the boys' new room
Walking with dinosaurs

You might just bump into a T-Rex... more
A pretty bedroom design, filled with rounded shapes and pleasing curves
I love you a circle

A pretty bedroom design... more
Inspired by the plant and animal life on their rural property
Natural wonder

Inspired by the plant and animal life... more
Tips and tricks when decorating
Tips and tricks

Hints for a room makeover... more
A nursery
A room for baby

Three gorgeous nurseries… more
Imaginative makeovers
Dream rooms

Parents' bedroom makeovers…more
When thereís a baby on the way, itís time to nest
Place to come home to

Nursery makeover ideas… more
bedroom makeover
Magic places

Makeovers designed by parents… more
4 designs for childrens' rooms

Three children’s bedroom makeovers… more

Children's decorating ideas

Create your own colour
Create your own colour

Once you have created your own colour... more
The KidzColour chart features bright and bold hues... more
Series of Everywhere colour books
Learn with the
Everywhere colour series
Learn about colour... more
Resene complementary colour suggestions for the Patersonrose linen range
Patersonrose linen colour co-ordinates

Resene complementary colour suggestions... more

Click on the pictures below for project ideas and inspiration from selected magazines

Little Treasures magazine trash to treasures
Little Treasures trash

Projects for you to try... more
Room decorating and art ideas from Littlies magazine
Littlies magazine
Room decorating and art ideas... more
Habitat step-by-step
Parenting magazine
Decorating and art ideas from Parenting magazine... more

Click on the pictures below for project ideas

Activity sheets
Activity sheets
Wordfind, maze, spot the difference, colouring in... more
Colouring in sheets
Colouring in pages
Pick your favourite Resene testpot character... more
Ground games
Ground games
Get children motivated to play... more
Kids art projects
Kids art projects
Splash some colour and creativeness... more
Kid's garden projectsKid's garden projects
How to garden project ideas... more
Create a mural
Create a mural
Get inspired to create your own... more
Use stencils to redecorate your room... more
Create your own entertainment
Toys and games
Create your own entertainment... more

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