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3 days ago

Transform your candle holders

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

A marble finish always looks elegant whichever form it takes, from kitchen islands to smaller ornaments such as candle holders.

Painting your own marbled effect has become a hot trend of late, and the good news is that it’s so easy to create using Resene Lusta-Glo.

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A marble finish always looks elegant whichever form it takes, from kitchen islands to smaller ornaments such as candle holders.

Painting your own marbled effect has become a hot trend of late, and the good news is that it’s so easy to create using Resene Lusta-Glo.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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10 days ago

Inspired by nature...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Leaves are big in art prints right now and are simple enough to create yourself.

Like this one inspired by an oversized leaf print, inspired by the Monstera leaf and bold Resene testpot colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to … View more
Leaves are big in art prints right now and are simple enough to create yourself.

Like this one inspired by an oversized leaf print, inspired by the Monstera leaf and bold Resene testpot colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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17 days ago

Creative designs from your recycling bin!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

What to do with old glass jars? There’s something about the beauty of empty glass jars that makes it hard to just put them into the recycling bin.

If you’ve been holding onto a few hoping for an inspiring project, you’ll love this super easy idea.

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What to do with old glass jars? There’s something about the beauty of empty glass jars that makes it hard to just put them into the recycling bin.

If you’ve been holding onto a few hoping for an inspiring project, you’ll love this super easy idea.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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24 days ago

Make a bold statement...

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find … View more
Add personality to your floors with this simple diamond design creating using two Resene colours and a clear finish.

Perfect for your hallway or other smaller areas in your home that need brightening up.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene. Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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31 days ago

Ideas for creative teens

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Using just paint and wallpaper, transform boring shelves into something even your teen will love.

Combine your favourite Resene colours and wallpapers. Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project … View more
Using just paint and wallpaper, transform boring shelves into something even your teen will love.

Combine your favourite Resene colours and wallpapers. Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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32 days ago

Hutt Winter Festival this Saturday!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Get ready to get creative at the funkiest little arts festival in the Hutt, from 15-17 August.

There are loads to see and do including Resene Live-Action Murals.

Watch paintings come to life as professional artists create full-size murals in pop-up locations around Lower Hutt. Want to give it… View more
Get ready to get creative at the funkiest little arts festival in the Hutt, from 15-17 August.

There are loads to see and do including Resene Live-Action Murals.

Watch paintings come to life as professional artists create full-size murals in pop-up locations around Lower Hutt. Want to give it a try? There will be free instruction and everyone is welcome to contribute to the murals. You can arrive at any time during the sessions, but be warned, you’ll be so engrossed and having fun that you should plan to stay for the whole time!

The final versions can be seen at the Hutt Winter Festival, Final Fantastic Festivities on Saturday 17 August.
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38 days ago

Put your own stamp on gift-giving

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Remember potato printing? Turns out it’s not just for the kids. We love this printing idea, creating a geometric pattern using the humble potato and Resene testpots.

We’ve printed ours onto linen to wrap around pot plants, a simple yet thoughtful gift that friends and family will love.

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Remember potato printing? Turns out it’s not just for the kids. We love this printing idea, creating a geometric pattern using the humble potato and Resene testpots.

We’ve printed ours onto linen to wrap around pot plants, a simple yet thoughtful gift that friends and family will love.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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45 days ago

Tidy Toddler

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Keep it sweet and simple when it comes to keeping your toddler’s bedroom tidy. This toy box created out of a wooden crate is a clever idea for storing toys and books – and it looks great, too.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

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Keep it sweet and simple when it comes to keeping your toddler’s bedroom tidy. This toy box created out of a wooden crate is a clever idea for storing toys and books – and it looks great, too.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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52 days ago

Create your own plant stand

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Slightly Scandi and very cool, this concrete plant stand is a stylish addition to any home. Finish the legs with your favourite Resene colour.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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59 days ago

Kids only - keep out!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Kid’s love somewhere to hide and seek.


This day tent is a perfect fort for indoors or a place to retreat from the sun when playing outside, with highlights of Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick … View more
Kid’s love somewhere to hide and seek.


This day tent is a perfect fort for indoors or a place to retreat from the sun when playing outside, with highlights of Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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66 days ago

Utilize the space you have

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Looking for a modern alternative to a dresser?

This loft-style dresser is both stylish and easy to make yourself and you can paint it whichever Resene colour you like.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy … View more
Looking for a modern alternative to a dresser?

This loft-style dresser is both stylish and easy to make yourself and you can paint it whichever Resene colour you like.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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73 days ago

No bedside table? No problem!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

A hanging shelf is an elegant alternative to a night stand, perfect for keeping books, journals, and even your alarm clock close at hand when you head to bed at night.

Paint in your favourite Resene colour to add a bright spot to your day. Make the most of this weekend with this … View more
A hanging shelf is an elegant alternative to a night stand, perfect for keeping books, journals, and even your alarm clock close at hand when you head to bed at night.

Paint in your favourite Resene colour to add a bright spot to your day. Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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80 days ago

Chop and serve!

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

What’s better than a chopping board that’s beautiful enough to use as a serving tray as well?

We took a plain wooden chopping board and spruced it up with an art deco-inspired pattern, using colours from the Resene range.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy … View more
What’s better than a chopping board that’s beautiful enough to use as a serving tray as well?

We took a plain wooden chopping board and spruced it up with an art deco-inspired pattern, using colours from the Resene range.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself.

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87 days ago

Decorative vases for a quirky home

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

Bring the best of the 70s to your vase collection with this retro-inspired colour scheme in a mix of Resene colours.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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94 days ago

Autumn art made easy

The Team from Resene ColorShop Thorndon

With autumn’s falling leaves, now is the perfect time to get creative. Here’s an art print inspired by the season’s magical colours captured with Resene testpots.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and … View more
With autumn’s falling leaves, now is the perfect time to get creative. Here’s an art print inspired by the season’s magical colours captured with Resene testpots.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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