Whatever the colour, incorporating strong lines can make a strong statement.
Using geometric blocks of colour in an artistic way looks stunning in this warm, earthy den. Inspired by a bird’s eye view of rural landscape, Resene Grey Olive, Resene Napa and Resene Earthen are given strong structure through a stripe of Resene Route 66, which has also been used on the fireplace. The floor has been painted Resene Quarter Spanish White and the bowls and vases are in Resene Crowdpleaser, Resene New Leaf, Resene Tablelands and Resene Barnstorm.
A simple peg stool is an easy makeover item for graphic stripes. Simply use the width of your masking tape to form your stripes and run them in blocks in different directions. Use it as a stool or as a bedside table.
This stool uses Resene Charcoal and Resene Poured Milk, while the walls are in Resene Cleopatra and the floor is Resene Colorwood Light Greywash.
Much like the locker-lined hallways of our school days, this mudroom has been divvied-up using contrasting stripes so that every family member has a place for everything, so that everything will (hopefully) be in its place.
These cute cactus-patterned wallpapers are new to Resene ColorShops and include Resene Wallpaper Collection designs.
This two-toned look not only gets elevated with a vertical split, adding structure and height to the space, it even goes the extra mile by taking it across the floor and through the shelves.
A fun idea for any palette, this room has been given a sophisticated spin with the use of warm neutrals Resene Tablelands and Resene Eighth Stonewashed.
Linear looks don’t always have to be strictly side-to-side to be striking. The curvy ribbons of Resene Mystery and Resene Remember Me loop over the Resene Grey Seal wall. The bench makes a bold statement in Resene Bewitched and the floor lightens things up a little in Resene White Island.
A great way to add interest to any wall is to paint one section in one colour and the other in another. This tonal blue scheme has been taken to the next level with a two-tone wall in Resene Mystery, on the upper wall, and Resene Raindance on the lower wall. The shelf has also been painted in Resene Raindance to keep the scheme calming, while the only accent colours are the warmth of copper and timber.
The top of the cabinet has been painted in Resene Artemis and the cabinet drawer is painted in Resene Slipstream. The vases on the shelf are in Resene Aura, Resene Unwind and Resene Safehaven and the lamp and hooks are also in Resene Safehaven.
Styling: Gem Adams, Lisa Morton, Vanessa Nouwens.
Images: Bryce Carlton, Wendy Fenwick, Melanie Jenkins.
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