Many homes don’t have a dedicated mudroom, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need a place to stash your stuff right after you walk in the door. This simple and stylish entryway is designed to keep things tidy and takes up next to no floor space.
This soft and understated scheme with walls in Resene Moonlight and floors in Resene Grey Olive, looks warm and inviting to guests and the door in Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta offers a cheerful surprise with edges painted Resene Influential. The vintage bench was given an update in Resene Chorus Line and Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta and offers seating for those heading out to tie their shoes with plenty of space underneath for painted baskets to keep footwear that’s still waiting to be worn out of sight.
These hooks are handmade using a small piece of pine painted Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta – to match the door, picture frame and bench legs – with a few simple hooks painted in Resene Influential so that there is always a place to hang coats, scarves and umbrellas.
Kate has also brought in plenty of natural textures like the Sahara Weave Entrance Mat from The Ivy House, which plays off the colours in the artwork; the woven kete baskets painted Resene Grey Olive and Resene Influential, which provide extra storage to keep smaller bits and bobs like keys and sunnies; and the old fashioned broom with a handle painted Resene Influential is at the ready for a quick clean-up.
Paint: Wall: Resene Moonlight. Floor: Resene Grey Olive. Door: Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta with Resene Influential edges. Bench: Resene Chorus Line and Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta. Baskets: Kete baskets in Resene Grey Olive and Resene Influential; basket with flowers in Resene Influential; basket of throws in Resene Grey Olive; empty woven floor basket in Resene Merino. Broom handle: Painted in Resene Influential. DIY coat rack: Painted in Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta with Resene Grey Olive knobs. Round rattan side table: Resene Sambuca. Candle sticks: Resene Grey Olive and Resene Moonlight. Round vase: Resene Influential. Picture frame: Resene Quarter Pearl Lusta.
Styling by Kate Alexander. Photography by Bryce Carleton. 2019
Colour inspiration gallery
Get inspired with colour and the latest decorating and colour trends! Select just the right look and mood for your space.
Get a feel for teal
Aqua and teal - trending interior colours.
Beautiful in blue green
Aqua - trending interior colour.
Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!
We would love to hear from you if you wish to use Resene's images, information and ideas for social medial, blogs, newsletters and other media use. Please email email@example.com and let us know what you need, what it is for and how Resene will be acknowledged as the source of the content. We are happy to assist with most requests.
Our vision is to be respected as a trusted, ethical and sustainable company and acknowledged as the leading provider of innovative paint and colour technology. View Resene’s profile, Quality Policy, Environmental Policy and Health & Safety Policy.
Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online. See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.