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Resene – Paint project, from Homestyle magazine

Lights, camera and interior action in spaces that recall the cinematic magic of vintage film sets.

Faded glamour

These limewashed-look walls in a '50s mint green have an undeniable chemistry with the high-gloss painted floor. Additional décor made from interesting materials such as marble, bouclé and velvet will masterfully hold the attention of any audience.

Fifties lime washed wall

Make-up dept

This cosmetics-inspired Resene colour palette sees stained plywood criss-crossed with battens beautified by powdery pink paint, while eyeshadow- and lipstick-esque hues help get the room ready for its close-up.

Dark wooden panelled wall

Fifties lime washed wall

Dark wooden panelled wall

Faded glamour: Backdrop Walls in Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen in Resene Half Merino, with Resene FX Paint Effects and Resene Spring Rain; floor in Resene Walk-on in Resene SandstoneAccessories: Pedestal tables, homestyle Editions. Wine glass by Beldi, Father Rabbit. Model 2065 pendant lamp by Astep, Good Form. Chair; vase in Resene Waikawa Grey, Resene and flowers stylist's own.

Make-up dept: Backdrop Wall in Resene Colorwood in Resene Jarrah; battens in Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen in Resene Vintage and vase in Resene Waikawa Grey.   Acessories: Toulouse Velvet Menthe fabric (used as curtain) from Martha's. Braid rug by Armadillo from The Ivy House. Treasure storage box from BoConcept. Roattino floor lamp by Classicon, Matisse. Dexter side table and Arnold chair from David Shaw. Robinson dish by Astier de Villatte, Tessuti.

Fifties styled lounge space


La-La land

An homage to the palm trees of Hollywood, this palette presents an anything-but-boring beige alongside leafy-green and coffee-coloured finds. It’s grounded by a red-carpet colourwashed floor and a contrasting skirting board.

Tropical prints and greens lounge

Star power

One bold Resene colour can be a real showstopper. We offset our headline-act walls with a supporting shade on the floor, then layered lighter and brighter options over the top.

Bold blue statement wall

Tropical prints and greens lounge

Bold blue statement wall

La-La land: Backdrop Wall in Resene Quarter Drought; skirting board in Resene Olive Green; floor in Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen in Resene Apple Blossom, with Resene FX Paint Effects and Resene Burnt Crimson; plinth in Resene Enamacryl in Resene VolcanoAcessories: Bahama fabric (used as curtain), $50/m, Martha's, Holmegaard lamp, Babelogue. Vase by Paul Pachter, bowl by Prowd, Widdess. Whip artwork by Jodi Newnham, Mid Century Swag. Kitsune sofa by Tolv, Dawson and Co. Kentia palm, Plant and Pot. Cord cushion, BoConcept. Glasses and book stylist’s own.

Star power: Backdrop Walls in Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen in Resene True Blue; floor in Resene Walk-on in Resene Monsoon.  Accessories: Weeping fig in Bianca pot, Plant and Pot. Agra Knot rug by Armadillo, The Ivy House. Resting Face artwork by Vincent Langford, Instagram. Paulistano chair by Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Cavit & Co. Elle Block Square side table, Soren Liv. Pink Fluted lamp, Andrew McLeod shade, Babelogue.   

 

Meet-cute

Buttermilk walls and white floors share a moment in a bedroom scene in which a crew of dreamy tonal accents combine to convey a sense of youthful optimism.

Retro bedroom in creames and orange detail stripe

Above: Backdrop Wall in Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen in Resene Half Buttermilk; ledge in Resene SpaceCote Low Sheen in Resene Ecstasy; floor in Resene Walk-on in Resene Half Dutch WhiteAcessories: Pink vase, Babelogue. Bud vase by Prowd, Widdess. Schott’s Original Miscellany book by Ben Schott, Ma Vie à Paris book by Astier de Villatte, Lotus bowl by Rachel Carley, Tessuti. Trio table lamp, Douglas and Bec. Fitted sheet, queen, pillowcases, and flat sheet, by Cultiver; duvet cover, queen, Father Rabbit. Flowers stylist’s own.

 

Styling: Juliette Wanty. Photography: Wendy Fenwick. Assistants: Gemma McRoberts and Todd Neal. 2020

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