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Wallpaper hacks

From Habitat plus – wallpaper

We've taken some of the latest wallpaper designs as inspiration for our own paint projects.

If a wallpaper design takes your fancy but isn't quite the right colour or scale, how about interpreting it in paint?

Handpainted wallpaper
These ethnic-style stripes were inspired by Resene Wallpaper Collection design 377133. The background is Resene Nero and the stripes are in Resene Double Sea Fog. Handpaint the stripes.

Sponge painted wallpaper
Left: Our inspiration.   Right: Clever mimicry of Resene Wallpaper Collection designs 34244-2 and 34244-3 using Resene Half White Pointer and Resene Triple Friar Grey sponge prints on a Resene Quarter Friar Grey wall. The pots are painted in Resene Quarter Friar Grey and Resene Triple Friar Grey, the ladder has a distressed effect using Resene Half White Pointer and the floorboards are in Resene Colorwood Greywash.


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