A zesty twist to a summery dining room.
Grey is an on-trend neutral and when you add a slice or two of the zesty citrus tones of yellow and orange, you create a stunning colour-popping dining setting.
The yellow chairs are not only mismatched in style but are painted in similar but different Resene yellows from the new Resene The Range fashion colours 16 – Resene Wild Thing (at back), Resene Bright Lights (side) and Resene Teddy (front). In a similar vein, a grouping of old plates has been painted in a variety of oranges – from bottom left clockwise, Resene Adrenalin, Resene Touche, Resene Juicy (two plates on right), and Resene Clockwork Orange (centre).
Add some bright tableware (including a vase painted in Resene Touche), hand-painted geometric placemats in the same colours as the plates, tropical greenery and fruit... and you have a sizzling summery setting.
Make your own herringbone patterned placemats by painting pieces of ply or old placemats in a coat of Resene Half Athens Grey, hand-cut and apply some masking tape for a more organic feel, then paint with a variety of orange paints (Resene Juicy, Resene Touche, Resene Clockwork Orange and Resene Adrenalin). Remove the masking tape, lightly sand back the surface if you want a weathered effect, then protect it all with Resene Aquaclear.
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