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How to pick the perfect front door

A colourful front door is perhaps one of the warmest greetings for visitors to your home. Here’s an easy guide on how to find your perfect match for your front door to greet your street. Colours featured: Dulux Punakaiki and Haast....

April 13, 2022

How to add value to your home by painting and decorating

The ripple effect created by recent challenges has been hugely disruptive for decorating and design trends, given the massive interruption to global supply chains and the cancellation of significant fashion and design events. This has opened things up to more opportunities for creativity. Decorators are taking matters into their own hands and creating clever and colourful solutions that are unique to their personal wants and needs, as well of those of their family, rather than being dominated by...

February 22, 2022

Three paint colours that can help you sell your home

It's less common to purchase a home and never intend to sell it, so at some stage it will no doubt come time to think about how to best market your house. Perhaps you painted it a colour that best suited your personality when you moved in but suspect it may not be to the taste of potential buyers? Or perhaps you'd simply prefer to spruce the place up a bit to make it as attractive as possible? Either way, repainting the interior of your home may help make the purchase even more attract...

December 9, 2021

Resene Colour Trend - Restore

The Restore palette consists of gentle, earth-based neutrals alongside more rugged, natural tones. These colours recede and do not demand attention, instead they allow us the space to step back and soothe our senses....

November 14, 2021

Resene Colour Trend - Greens Reign Supreme

From habitat plus - decorating and colour trends 2022As recently as last year, it was lighter shades of sage that were the dominant variation, but there has been a sharp shift as greens have become less grey and instead have taken on far warmer and yellowed undertones. While paler celery greens, appetising avocadoes and lavish chartreuses are all relevant viridian varietals, it’s richly saturated and enticing olive greens that have come to the forefront of popularity. Distinctly comf...

October 19, 2021

Reasons to hire a painter

Are you a DIY decorator that’s always looking for a new project, or do you prefer to hire a professional to carry out the work? Every home needs a fresh lick of paint from time to time, and when it comes to painting and decorating, many opt for a do-it-yourself approach. While completing this kind of project may seem cheap and easy, there are lots of factors that can make DIY decorating more trouble than it’s worth. So here are some reasons why you might want to consider professional painter...

October 5, 2021

Resene Colour Trend - Flourish

The Flourish palette speaks to our newfound sense of adventure and passion for life. It features rich, sensual hues alongside warm neutrals and pops of gold....

September 23, 2021

Resene Colour Trend - Wonder

The Wonder palette reflects our desire to be less serious and welcome fun back into our lives. Colours are playful, summery and 80s-inspired. Together they create a dreamy and sentimental feel....

August 30, 2021

Choosing Wallpaper

Today’s selection of wallpapers is more diverse and creative than ever. You can choose from eye-popping patterns, hand-drawn illustrations, blooming botanicals and multi-coloured designs to bold geometrics, faux effects, classic styles, murals and contemporary luxury. These days we’re spoilt for choice – as anyone who has stood in front of the extensive selection of wallpaper sample books at a Resene ColorShop can confirm. So how do you choose? Firstly, get do...

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