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Winter 2023 colour trends

From Habitat – colour trends with Resene

Decorating an unusually shaped lounge

Shape shifter moodboard

Accessories: Sofa and wall hanging from Freedom, throw from Adairs.  Mood board: Flooring and bowl are in Resene Colorwood Shade, showing the influence the wood colour has on the look of the final finish. Background painted in Resene Concrete, beaded deco object in Resene Colorwood Bask, book and vase in Resene Gold Coast and tealight holder in Resene Nocturnal.   Project: Vanessa Nouwens.   Images: Bryce Carleton.

Top tip: The final look of your wood stain will depend on the timber, test your colour on an offcut.

Resene Bask

Resene Shade

Other colours to try with soft grey – deep blues, soft greens and rich burgundies.

A floral dining room design

Floral refresh moodboard

Accessories: Table and chairs from Danske Mobler, lamp from Freedom.  Mood board: Background in Resene Quarter Spanish White and Resene Double Spanish White, vases in Resene Wax Flower, craft flowers in Resene Wallpaper Collection 220482, A4 drawdown paint swatches (from bottom) in Resene Quarter Spanish White, Resene Spanish White, Resene Double Spanish White, Resene Rewilding, Resene Half Popcorn, Resene Cest La Vie and Resene Wax Flower.   Project: Annick Larkin.   Images: Bryce Carleton.

Top tip: Test your colours in your room using Resene testpots painted on to A2 cardboard leaving a plain 2cm border.

Resene Rewilding

Other colours to try with buttery whites – rich browns, olive greens and deep grey blues.

A soft and tranquil bedroom design

Tranquil retreat moodboard

Accessories: Feature cushions by Kelly Wearstler from Warwick Fabrics, lampshade from Città, bedspread from Thread.  Mood board: Background painted in Resene Sandtex Mediterranean effect tinted to Resene Concrete, vase painted in Resene Raven. A4 drawdown paint swatches in (from left) Resene Concrete, Resene Quarter Tasman, Resene Half Tasman, Resene Cloudy and Resene Ravine.   Project: Kate Alexander.   Images: Bryce Carleton.

Top tip: Resene Anaglypta wallpapers can be another simple way to add texture.

Other colours to try with soft greens – grey browns, soft blues and rich toned oranges.

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