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Spare room revamp

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This project was inspired by the colour red, by the family requirement for a spare lounge space and by an enjoyable 20 year association with Resene.

Resene Jalapeno has been chosen because it combines the best vibrant magenta/scarlet and warm orange elements of a red.

Red spare room
Red room

Red velvet dress fabric was used for the curtains accessorised with 12 possum pelts hand stitched into a curtain (with tails intact) giving a humorous local flavour to the interior. Vintage 50s fabric provides a cover for the base of the TV.

Red room 2
Red and wood room

Furniture consists of a simple cream modern armchair, an heirloom 50s coffee table built in the 1950s, wall storage and bookshelves.

Red and white spare room

A David Trubridge ‘Swirl’ light hangs from the ceiling. A white Italian Perspex free stand lamp and a 50s lamp with customised lampshade complement the existing light fittings. The effect of the light on the three Resene Jalapeno walls and wood panelling is magically cosy.

Colour used: Resene Jalapeno.
Product used: Resene Lumbersider.
Colour selection: Rachel Ovens.

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