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Decorating ideas / decorating inspiration

Below are a collection of projects completed by keen DIY'ers.

Click on a picture to find out more about the project or search the Decorating Inspiration Gallery using the search function. If you’d like to submit your project into the Gallery we’d love to hear from you. Simply email information about your project and your images to Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.  In addition to room by room inspiration, you may be interested in... project ideas, magazine articles, the latest trends, commercial projects and more.


Thank you to all homeowners who provided their inspirational project ideas for this section and to Your Home & Garden magazine for their assistance. If you would like to submit your own project finished in Resene products for inclusion, please send your project stories and photos to: Resene Marketing Department, PO Box 38242, Wellington Mail Centre, Lower Hutt 5045, New Zealand or email to

If these wall could talk podcast
If these walls could talk podcast

Get decorating advice on the go, with the 'If these walls could talk ' podcast... more
Get inspired with the Resene decorating blog
Decorating blog

Colour ideas, inspiration, new design trends and decorating tips and tricks – you’ll find it all on the Decorating blog… more
Decorating on a budget
Decorating on a budget

With a little planning and help from Resene you can rejuvenate your living space in a weekend for $200 or less!… more
Colour choices book
Choose colour with confidence

While you might draw inspiration and ideas from others, you should always follow your own instincts… more
Resene colour palette generator
Colour Palette Generator

Turn your images into Resene colour palettes quickly and easily. Load your image then click the Generate button... more
Resene EzyPaint
Resene EzyPaint

Virtual painting software - Try out colour scheme options without even lifting a paintbrush… more
Colour personality quiz and information
Colour personality quiz

Ever wondered what your colour personality might be? Find out with this quick and fun colour personality quiz… more
The home guide
The Home Guide

View tips on renovating and decorating your home; from homeprize... more
Previous guides: 2014 | 2013

View the full colour menu...
Colour tools, ideas & inspo – A selection of valuable aids to enable professionals and home renovators to choose the right colour… more


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