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Boland residence

From the Resene Total Colour Awards gallery — 5 Dorset Road, Northbridge

To produce maximum impact within the budget, the exterior was coated with acrylic render and covered with Resene paints.

Boland Residence

While wanting something different, the final look still had to be sympathetic to its surroundings – as well as complementing the existing architectural elements of the old house.

I chose Resene Earlybird as it reflected tones in both the terracotta tiles of the roof and soft stripes ingrained in the sandstone flagstones.

The garage door, columns and corbels were painted in soft contrasting Resene Barbecue paint and metal work in Resene Blackjack, including the custom built balustrade.

The colour changes amazingly during the course of the day – from blue to brown. Love it!

Renovated brown home exterior
Home exterior before renovation
Home exterior after renovation

Colours used: Resene Barbecue, Resene Blackjack, Resene Earlybird.

Products used: Resene decorative paints.

Building Contractor: Jesmac Home Improvements
Colour Selection: Nicholas Harlow Design
Interior Designer: Nerida Nicholas
Painting Contractor: J+A Architectural Coatings
Photographer: Nerida Nicholas

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