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Where to spend your reno dollars

Where to spend your reno dollars

How to ensure you'll get the maximum bang for your buck, that adds value to your property, but also to the way you live in your home... more

30 November, 2021

Design for your batch, adapt for your home

Design for your bach, adapt to your house

Coastal living calls for houses that let us live lightly, while still being inspiring and uplifting to be in... more

29 November, 2021

Sand - the new neutral

Sand - the new neutral

If you're looking for a neutral colour that offers something new and modern, let's talk about sand... more

31 October, 2021

Shape shifters - colour theory and space

Shape shifters

When it comes to determining whether a room feels cosy or expansive, the size of the space isn't everything... more

30 September, 2021

Weekend DIY projects

Projects you can finish in a weekend

A finished home DIY or makeover project done well is a very satisfying thing that makes your house look great... more

29 September, 2021

Rethinking floors - painted floors

Rethinking floors

Painting or staining floors can be a really fast, cost effective way to completely change the look of a room... more

31 August, 2021

Painting your home's entrance

You got me at hello

Feeling a bit bored over your home's entrance and not sure where to start? Let your front door be your first step... more

30 April, 2021

Using metallic finishes in interiors

Full metal

You can give your rooms a prize-winning finish with gold, silver, or bronze. Capture warmth and feel-good vitality... more

31 March, 2021

A fresh approach to browns

A fresh approach to browns

The comforting, nurturing hues of brown are so easy to embrace. These are hues that ground us, creating restful spaces that induce calm and restoration... more

30 March, 2021

Simple DIY projects with paint

Simple DIY projects with paint

Colour brings soul to a home. It’s a way in which we can bring a little of ourselves into our interiors, showing off our individuality and character... more

26 February, 2021

Perfect pastels

Perfect pastels

Paint ideas for those who love soft, sugary hues. Gelato tones bring a sense of lightness to an interior and make a space feel larger than it is... more

25 February, 2021

Loveable laundries

Loveable laundries

The truth is that you can have a loveable laundry in which you enjoy spending your time... more

24 February, 2021

Indigo in interior design - alluring and sophisticated

Indigo a gogo

A coat of this enchanting colour in any room of your house will convert your home into an alluring and sophisticated setting... more

23 February, 2021

Make the right first impression with your fence

Make the right first impression… with your fence

A well-maintained fence surrounding your property can be the magic touch that allows your home to stand out from the neighbour’s... more

22 February, 2021

Can renters refresh with paint?

Can renters refresh with paint?

Although your rental may not be your own property, you may still want to make the temporary space feel like your own, by stamping your style on it... more

21 February, 2021

Paint to encourage your children’s creativity

Busy kids – paint to encourage your children’s creativity

With all the fun twists on offer with paint, it’s easy to create an innovative and creative space, be it a bedroom or playroom... more

20 February, 2021

The X factor of accents

The X factor of accents

The simple addition of pieces of colour, used in strategic ways, brings a room to life.... more

19 February, 2021

Whites that work

Whites that work

Whether your taste aligns with minimalism, rustic, coastal or country cottage, white will always play a role in your desired look... more

31 January, 2021

How to bring yellow into your home

How to bring yellow into your home

With the cheerful effect this colour has on our emotions, it’s a go-to for those wanting an interior that celebrates positivity and good energy... more

30 January, 2021

Gorgeous in grey

Gorgeous in grey

Greys have long been the darling of home colours. We are bringing in warm greys with a nurturing soul to their tones... more

29 January, 2021

Easy ways to enhance your property

Easy ways to enhance your property

Make the most of favourable weather and do those projects around the house that will add value and maintain its quality... more

28 January, 2021

One for the boys

One for the boys

Jungles, dinosaurs, space, cars, animals – the themes around which you can let paint do the talking in a boy’s bedroom are endless... more

27 January, 2021

Beautiful in blush

Beautiful in blush

There is something so irresistibly cosy and comforting about the blush colours that are taking centre stage in interiors right now... more

26 January, 2021

Sweet kids bedrooms

Sweet as rooms

When it comes to bedrooms, the choices are wide and fruitful, the only trouble is pinning down what look your child likes... more

21 January, 2021

How to perfect the flow of different colours throughout a home

How to perfect the flow of different colours throughout a home

The flow of more than one colour in different spaces carries vitality. A series of colours will bring interest and life... more

07 December, 2020

Green blues to use in any room

Green blues to use in any room

Calm and organic, green-blue colours guide our interiors towards a state of serenity and tranquillity... more

06 December, 2020

How to create a warm and welcoming home

How to create a warm and welcoming home

Whether it’s during the cool winter months or the warmth of summer, a welcoming and inviting home is a must all-year round... more

05 December, 2020

Move to the dark side - masculine colours

Move to the dark side

There’s something so inviting and alluring about a room with unapologetic smoky, masculine colours... more

30 November, 2020

Frame it right – how to make the most of your home’s trims

Frame it right – how to make the most of your home’s trims

It’s worth putting in the time and effort to find the right trim colour for your home... more

29 November, 2020

Depth of character – how to create a textured wall with paint

Depth of character – how to create a textured wall with paint

Texture can bring a new dimension to a wall that colour – in all its glory – can’t. Texture provides extra character that a smooth wall doesn’t... more

28 November, 2020

How to bring the holiday vibe home to enjoy all year round

How to bring the holiday vibe home to enjoy all year round

Thanks to colour and accent items, there are ways to blur the lines between home and holidays, making your dwelling more like the spaces you relax in... more

27 November, 2020

Storage solutions to get your home more organised

Storage solutions to get your home more organised

No matter how many people live in your household, it’s helpful to be organised. The beauty of using paint to be organised is that it’s fun... more

31 October, 2020

Deposit-friendly paint ideas for rentals

Deposit-friendly paint ideas for rentals

Thanks to the beauty of paint, there are easy ways you can update the property you’re renting without damaging the relationship between you and your landlord... more

30 October, 2020

Small space decorating ideas

Small space decorating ideas

Most of us have at least one small space in the home that can be tricky to maximise with a beautiful statement. Here are some tips on how to make those small spaces big on style... more

29 October, 2020

Ways to use brown/beige without it looking dated

Ways to use brown/beige without it looking dated

Browns and beiges are relishing in a revival that will leave you spoilt for choice when creating a breathtaking interior... more

28 October, 2020

How to work in an eye-catching statement hue into your colour scheme

How to work in an eye-catching statement hue into your colour scheme

Are you someone who is naturally drawn to a vibrant colour, and want to bring it into your home in a tasteful way? The good news is you can!... more

27 October, 2020

Gorgeous green rooms that will convince you that it is time to redecorate

Gorgeous green rooms that will convince you that it is time to redecorate

There’s something about a green interior that allows a wave of calmness to wash over you... more

26 October, 2020

Designing for wellness

Designing for wellness

Learn how to use colour to create a sense of well-being and a peaceful, nurturing environment... more

25 October, 2020

An inside guide to interior styling

An inside guide to interior styling

When your carpet doesn’t match your drapes and your renovation budget doesn’t quite match your dreams, you need a clever fix... more

30 September, 2020

Your budget-friendly main bedroom makeover

Your budget-friendly main bedroom makeover

Try some of the following ideas from stylists and the experts at Resene for fun ways to add beauty to your bedroom without feeling the pinch in your purse... more

31 August, 2020

Small talk: Styling pint-sized spaces

Small talk: Styling pint-sized spaces

With a little help from interior designer Annick Larkin, we outline which paint colours make small spaces feel more spacious... more

30 August, 2020

Bring out the best in your deck

Bring out the best in your deck

Ongoing maintenance might seem like a hassle, but some well-timed TLC can add value you didn’t see coming... more

29 August, 2020

 Big little design details - make small changes with a big impact

Big little design details

What do we do if we want to make big changes to our homes without delving too deep into our bank accounts?... more

28 August, 2020

Colours for bedroom bliss

Colours for bedroom bliss

Paint is a way to easily and affordably create the relaxing room of your dreams... more

27 August, 2020

Get a better garage - decorating tips

Get a better garage

Optimise your garage’s utility and visual appeal with these savvy decorating suggestions... more

26 August, 2020

Take two days - DIY bedroom projects

Take two days...

Is your bedroom looking a little lacklustre? Turn things around this weekend... more

31 July, 2020

From the ground up

From the ground up

Give the hardest working surface in your home – your floor – some much deserved TLC... more

31 July, 2020

Gimme some sugar

Gimme some sugar

Interior design trend seekers are sweetening up to candy coloured pastels. Learn how to bring these scrumptious hues into your own home... more

30 July, 2020

Decorating down to earth

Decorating down to earth

Many of today’s trending tones are rooted in nature. hile these hues often contain hints of brown, if you think they sound a bit beigey, think again... more

29 July, 2020

Choosing the right white

Choosing the right white

When it comes to nailing down which shade you want, white is the hue that’s most often struggled with... more

28 July, 2020

The tides are changing

The tides are changing

Like many of today’s top trending hues, blues, too, are evolving... more

27 July, 2020

How to paint a fence

How to paint a fence

When it comes to adding curb appeal to your home, it will come as no surprise that your fence plays a significant role... more

30 June, 2020

6 key things you need to know before you paint your fence

6 key things you need to know before you paint your fence

A lick of paint can completely revitalise an old fence or give a wonderfully crisp finish to a new one... more

29 June, 2020

Diving into total drama

Diving into total drama

Opting for a deep paint colour can be just the think you need to take a boring space from drab to dramatic... more

28 June, 2020

Bathroom redecoration: your questions answered

Bathroom redecoration: your questions answered

By turning a ‘blah’ bathroom into something special, you can make a real difference to your everyday experiences at home... more

31 May, 2020

You can paint that?

You can paint that?

As more and more people look to reduce their footprint, paint is a great avenue for embracing upcycling in a way that’s sure to work with your colour scheme... more

30 May, 2020

Psyched about colour

Psyched about colour

It’s a fact that colour has a significant effect on our behaviour and emotions. How do today’s on trend hues affect our moods?... more

30 April, 2020

The colourful secret to warming your home this winter

The colourful secret to warming your home this winter

Redecorate your space with Resene’s most fashionable seasonal shades, and pile on the texture... more

29 April, 2020

The best laid decorating plans begin with this hue

The best laid decorating plans begin with this hue

No matter what your style, Duck Egg Blue is the ultimate classic colour to incorporate into your home... more

28 April, 2020

Open to fresh ideas

Open to fresh ideas

Open-plan homes have become the people’s choice in recent decades – a development that has necessitated some creative thinking... more

31 March, 2020

The future is looking brighter

The future is looking brighter

Pops of bold bright colours are a trend, but how do you make these hues work in your own home?... more

30 March, 2020

Where black is best and grey is grand

Where black is best and grey is grand

"With all its classic sophistication and inky decadence, lovers of black sometimes find that the colour can fade or look washed out. So what’s the solution?... more

29 March, 2020

Birds of a feather decorate together

Birds of a feather decorate together

Birds are ruffling up the interior decorating world. Try these ideas for feathering your nest... more

28 March, 2020

Warming up to apricot

Warming up to apricot

With the ‘20s upon us, people are moving towards warmer hues. Apricot is starting to make its way onto the décor scene... more

28 February, 2020

Nothing compares to the classics

Nothing compares to the classics

Not having to redecorate every few years is a goal for many homeowners. But how do you keep your spaces from going stale?... more

27 February, 2020

The popularity of mid-mod design prevails

The popularity of mid-mod design prevails

The pioneer for modern home interiors, mid-century modern design showcases high quality, detailed pieces that use clean lines... more

26 February, 2020

Browns are back

Browns are back

There are ways to make brown look wonderful in your home – and its popularity is back on the rise... more

25 February, 2020

Is this must-have hue missing from your home?

A noteworthy trend that’s enveloped the interior decorating world is the use of charming oxidised greens... more

31 January, 2020


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