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From Habitat magazine - issue 35

New products and ideas for the home...

Take a seat

take a seat

Outdoor relaxation has never been more glamorous with Artwood’s newest range of all-weather outdoor furniture; Black Beauty. This new range brings a contemporary look to any outdoor space and features a collection of sofas, armchairs and dining ware. For more details or to view this exciting new range, contact 0800 ARTWOOD or visit to find your nearest stockist.

scent-sational colour

scent-sational colour

Your favourite colour has just been taken to a whole new level! The Resene Living Colour Block range is a fabulous new collection of candles and diffusers inspired by vibrant Resene colours. Iconic paint colours, including Resene Dreamer and Resene Smitten, are reimagined as a range of scents, infusing your home with fragrance and bringing a pop of colour to your space. Check out the full range of colours at your nearest Briscoes store or visit

Become a special effects artist

become a special effects artist

Love the limewashed look? Do you find distressing furniture de-stressing? Brush up on your paint effects techniques with our habitat plus – special effects. Inside you’ll find tips and tricks to add unique designs and styles to your decorating. Pick up a free copy at your Resene ColorShop or view online at

Get comfy with colour

get comfy with colour

With the Resene Living range of bedlinen, towels and cushions, it’s never been easier to colour-coordinate your space. Inspired by Resene colours, the collection includes a range of unique patterns to liven up your home’s décor. Pair Resene Living Noora Gull Grey with fresh wall colours such as Resene Alabaster, Resene Quarter Duck Egg Blue or deep Resene Ravine for a comfortable and summery look. Available at Briscoes stores, browse the collection at

Turn up the heat

turn up the heat

The new Spartherm Freestanding Wood Fireplace from Stoke will woo you with its modern good looks and innovative approach to design. It features a vertical design and pared-back metal detailing, bringing a refined aesthetic to your home with an uninterrupted flame view and a greater connection to the room. This forward-thinking fire does away with traditional clunky fireplace handles in favour of a smart self-latching door, giving it a seamless look, feel and function. Learn more at

value your vanity

value your vanity

Get the latest in textured vanities with the elegant Forma by Progetto. Handmade in New Zealand, this linear moulded cabinetry is inspired by the global trend of fluted finishes. With 13 fashion colours for your drawers on offer and a slimline handle in your choice of six colours, the Forma vanity collection will add texture and style to any bathroom. For more information visit

Wonderful wool

wonderful wool

Luxurious and sustainable, Harrisons Carpet & Hard Flooring has introduced a brand new set of wool carpets. Using 100% pure New Zealand wool and coded to colour match with popular Resene paints, this image shows the new Tararua II wool carpet with a sophisticated latticed pattern in natural tones. It features added fade protection, less tracking and sustainable fibre making it a great selection for high traffic rooms. Plus it's resilient and warm. View the range online

Paint in pixels

paint in pixels

Need help choosing paint colours for your decorating project? Try out the Resene colour range using the new Resene DIY DecoratAR app. The app enables you to search the Resene colour library, create your own colour collections and colour match to your environment to find similar Resene colours. This free app also lets you try paint colours out on your own project before you start painting and even helps you calculate how much paint you need. You can get the Resene DIY DecoratAR app on the Apple app store. Currently available on iPhones and iPads.

Ready when you are

ready when you are

New Zealand-owned and operated Russells Curtains & Blinds has large quantities of fabrics in stock at its local workroom, so you won’t have to wait too long for new custom-made curtains and blinds. Featuring a range of weights for different effects (i.e. blocking or filtering light), and a variety of popular neutral colours, there’s something for every need and style. Russells Curtains & Blinds has fabrics perfect for budget-friendly everyday living, as well as the next level of style and quality. There’s even a sustainable Eco Range. View styles and book a free in-home consultation at

Summer living

summer living

If you’re after low-maintenance summer dining, the Venus dining range is the ultimate do-it-yourself collection. Made from easily assembled individual pieces, you can curate your outdoor oasis exactly how you like it. Create a crisp look using Venus benches and chairs or branch out and mix and match with Target’s resin dining chair range. Find out more at

You can trust us

you can trust us

For the 10th year in a row Resene has been named one of New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brands. Resene was awarded the Most Trusted Paint Brand in the survey run by Reader’s Digest magazine. Survey respondents commented that Resene’s colour choices and the paint’s durability were the things they like the most about the brand. Read more at


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