If the smell of the sea and the feel of sand between your toes sends you into raptures, you may be a Beach Casual.
Light and breezy, the basis of this palette is drawn from the colours and chalky yet luminous textures of sea, sand, blue sky and shells. It murmurs ‘summer’ all year round. Natural textures and materials rule, with jute, sea grass, driftwood, baskets and canvas. Overlaid onto that, the Beach Casual can go two ways: towards the Cape Cod style that’s awash with painted wicker, whitewashed timber and egg-shell blue walls, or for a surfie retro bach feel with an old longboard on the walls, mismatched Crown Lynn pottery in the cupboards, and bright beach-towel accent colours in sunny yellow, cheery red and azure blue.
Left: Resene Rice Cake study with floor in Resene Paint Effects Medium mixed with Resene Haystack. Right: wall in Resene Duck Egg Blue, ladder in Resene Xanadu, cabinet in Resene Sea Fog and floor in Resene Barometer.
Left: wall in Resene Frozen and Resene Blue Moon with Resene Smitten seat and Resene Limed Ash stained deck. Right: Resene Retreat wall with Resene Captain Cook chair, Resene Double Bianca floor and chest in Resene Breeze, Resene Calypso and Resene Seeker.
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