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Lounge decorating inspiration gallery

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

Click on a picture to find out more about the project or search the Gallery using the search function. If you’d like to submit your project into this decorating inspiration gallery we’d love to hear from you. Simply email information about your project and your images to update@resene.co.nz. Every project featured will receive a small gift from Resene.

 
 

Lounge projects by DIY'ers...

Cool blue lounge

Stunning stand out
At night, the deep blue colour is soft but dramatic and when...

Beachy lounge

First wall of colour
Warm colours bring out the home's white walls...

Green and white lounge

The growing renovation
The green behind the fireplace and the white walls make this lounge...

White and blue lounge

Neighbourly hand
It is an inviting lounge to sit in now and so warm and cosy...

Neutral lounge

Starting from scratch
A renovated neutral lounge with a feature wall...

Cottage lounge

From unliveable to Airbnb
This cottage lounge makes use of calming blues to...

Country home lounge

Embracing the dark
A country home lounge that embraces darker hues...

Classic lounge

Room by room
This classic lounge was recently repainted in neutral colours...

Blue feature wall

Two times the charm
A blue feature wall is prominent in this lounge...

Black living room

Black bold and beautiful
A black and bold formal living room and lounge...

Green lounge

New meets old
A traditional lounge with painted green walls in this bungalow...

Purple lounge

At home in the garden
A freshly painted purple lounge helps the garden sit comfortably...

50's style lounge

For the love of the 50s
A vibrant 1950's style lounge painted in pink and white...

Modern lounge

Must have colour
A relaxing modern lounge with a black and yellow colour scheme...

Traditional lounge

Second time lucky
A traditional lounge painted with a green colour scheme...

Return to elegance

Return to elegance
A modern and elegant lounge with a relaxed vibe...

Neutral lounge

Black meets white
A neutral lounge with a green and white colour scheme...

Concrete themed lounge

Coloured in concrete
A modern lounge with 'concrete like' painted walls...

Traditional lounge

Fit for the family
A traditional lounge with a neutral colour scheme...

Cosy living room

Room to relax
A cosy living room with character and a green colour scheme...

Neutral lounge

Colour with compliments
A modern lounge with a neutral colour scheme...

Open plan lounge

Worth saving for
A bright and open plan lounge with a window seat...

Beachy lounge

First wall of colour
Warm colours bring out the home's white walls...

Cool blue lounge

Stunning stand out
At night, the deep blue colour is soft but dramatic and when...

Bright neutral lounge

The good life
Escaping Auckland for the good life in sunny Nelson...

Bungalow green lounge

Nailed it
Their first home, a 1920s bungalow in Onehunga...

Lounge in Resene Moby

Living it up
The inspiration for their lounge came from habitat magazine issue 28...

Colour that sings

Colour that sings
Even with such a dark paint colour, the room feels bright and welcoming...

Green lounge

Helping hand
Using colour to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere...

Lounge area

Walls of sunshine
It all started with the floors. Six years into living in their country haven...

Yellow feature wall

Mood lifter
Evie says she has always been called a somewhat happy, gleeful...

Wallpaper and paint

Meant to be
The Walker’s home was all beige with wood and they wanted it all gone!...

Lounge area

Paint by plan
Eclectic describes Cheryl and Juriaan. They love old and new...

Repaint lounge

Renovate and relocate
They had a vision of pastel greens pinks and blue being by the sea...

Bright lounge

Vibrant vibe
Reflect the beauty of the home amongst the bush, wildlife and sea...

Lounge room

Making its mark
Painting the lounge walls required multiple colours...

Lounge room

At home with art
Elizabeth and her mother looked at 39 homes in a whirlwind...

Doorway to lounge area

Trio of bold
4.2 hectares of land was covered in lupin, box thorn and blackberry...

Lounge and tv room

On a colour journey
Resene Tangerine painted in the lounge is very uplifting...

Lounge wallpaper and paint

Good things take time
Designing the house took a year – but now they've moved in...

Black lounge

Bit by bit
Sofie started painted one room at a time while her youngest had their nap...

Black lounge

Colour surprises
Behind the seemingly calm veneer of a classic white villa...

Bungalow lounge

The good life
Escaping Auckland for the good life in sunny Nelson...

Lounge ombre sunset combonation

Sunset serenity
Transforming the living space to a perpetual evening sunset sky...

Lounge and kitchen combination

Sight unseen
We all know what the word POTENTIAL means...

The good life

The good life
Escaping Auckland for the good life in sunny Nelson...

Bright lounge

Vibrant vibe
Reflect the beauty of the home amongst the bush, wildlife and sea...

Green lounge

Helping hand
Using colour to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere...

Mid-century mood lounge

Mid-century mood
Auckland escapees and lovers of mid-century design...

Elevated with colour

Elevated with colour
Resene Quarter Foggy Grey, which is a beautiful grey tone, has warmth...

Fireplace colour

Retirement of renovation
A knack for creating... a fireplace inspired by a picture...

Lounge in Resene Moby

Living it up
The plywood planks in this lounge are painted in Resene Moby...

Haven of tranquility lounge

Haven of tranquillity
The true harmony of indoor and outdoor environments is captured...

Blue and white lounge

Spring in your steps
The lounge was to be a really light, icy blue but surprisingly decided...

White lounge

Unexpected move
The formal lounge is painted in Resene Blanc...

Colourful lounge

Putting down roots with colour
The kitchen chill spot takes on a look of the woods, with touches of black...

Lounge with soft colour tones

Unexpected move
The interior is finished in mainly soft colour tones...

Being brave and bold

Being brave and bold
A bold living area with Mason Mason Poppies wallpaper...

Blue and white lounge

Cute cottage colour
The Daube family wished to capture a quaint cottage look...

Grey lounge

Shades of grey
Lisa loves decorating and has painted her home...

Tranquil green and white lounge

Haven of tranquillity
Suzanne decided to bring the colour of the bush inside...

Aqua blue lounge

Inspired by aqua
This living room was crying out for a new colour scheme...

Freshly painted lounge

A room of treasures
This very warm, sunny, fresh and inviting home has had oodles of love...

Blue and white lounge

Enjoy now extend later
Looking through all of the blues on the Resene charts they fell in love...

Wrapped in colour

Wrapped in colour
Giving a feeling of space and light in a fairly compact home...

Capturing the calm

Capturing the calm
Capturing light, warmth and calm were important factors in choosing...

Colourful personalities

Colourful personalities meet colour
The freshness and softness of the Resene green palette...

Beautifully botanical

Beautifully botanical
Transforming the neutral space into a tranquil living area...

Fun with colour

Fun with colour
A typical L-shaped 1960’s provincial suburban home; it looks...

Leaving cream behind

Leaving cream behind
The slightly lighter colour shade Resene Geyser won. A slight blue hue...

Christchurch townhouse

Christchurch townhouse
Easy to live with colours with a little bit of ‘funky’ thrown in...

Inspired by wallpaper, created with paint

Inspired by wallpaper
Sue wanted a feature in her home, one with real impact...

making the most of smaller spaces - lounge

Making the most of a smaller space
With accents of colour and concrete grey walls...

Getting creative with paint

Getting creative with paint
A black and white colour scheme based on fabric...

Deep point of difference

Deep point of difference
Dramatic wall colours make this fireplace pop...

Home of art

Home of art
A limited colour palette to compliment the artwork...

A door-able in colour

A door-able in colour
A 1950's home renovation with splashes of colour...

The perfect match

The perfect match
Wallpaper inspired colour match transformation...

media room and lounge

Punchy colour to cook with
Paint and wallpaper are used to enhance this lounge...

A helping hand with colour

A helping hand with colour
Creme and browns compliment this lounge area...

A timeless colour choice

A timeless colour choice
A warm and fresh colour palette for relaxing in the lounge...

Magnetic attraction

Magnetic attraction
Warm greys blend from the lounge to the kitchen...

Yellow lounge

Coming home to colour
A bright yellow feature wall stands out in this lounge...

Colour makes this home

Colour makes this home
The lounge area blends to the kitchen and dining room...

Bursts of colour

Bursts of colour
Dark colours make the artwork in this lounge dramatic...

Beach house in the city

Beach house in the city
The light bright feeling of Resene Black White...

Homely and bright colour

Homely and bright colour
The lounge is now warm with the vibrant colour of...

A touch of colour

A touch of colour
The painted walls enhance the wooden ceiling...

Unified from inside out

Unified from inside out
1920's bungalow renovation with green accents...

A dream home

A dream home
Colours inspired by the fabric in a dress made these colour choices...

Paint effects make the space

Paint effects make the space
How to use paint effects to feature the artwork on the walls...

A touch of us in teal

A touch of us in teal
A feature wall makes a grand statement matched with grey...

Neutral cottage lounge

Dressing a cottage in neutral shades
A neutral colour palette...

Black lounge

Separating spaces with colour - library
Dark colours make the wall pop...

Dramatic black lounge

Topped in black
An elegant palette that offers a striking and dramatic result...

Colour brings character

Colour brings character
An vintage colour scheme makes the lounge relaxing...

Going on a painting spree

Going on a painting spree
Relaxed lounge colours with splashes of colour accents...

Place of rainbows

Place of rainbows
Resene Eighth Lemon Grass enhances the lounge and kitchen...

For the love of old homes

For the love of old homes
Traditional paint and wallpaper make this 1900s villa rebuild sing...

Red and white children's lounge

Children's lounge
Bold orange and pink for the daughters lounge...

View more Lounge/Family/Living Room projects completed by keen DIY'ers...

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Living room ideas featured in magazines

Room makeover series - living room

Room makeover series
This reader’s living room gets a fabulous new look...

Paint finishes that also work

Walls that work
These days paint finishes can work to keep things cooler...

 
 
 

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