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Resene has joined forces with local designers and magazines to provide a large variety of projects and crafts to try — everything from outdoor projects, furniture refinishing, upcycling and interior decorating to art or custom painted items. New projects are being added in every month showcasing the latest colours, trends and decorating ideas. Each project has illustrated step by step instructions to follow.

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Make a crackle effect on a plant pot for your plants
Snap, crackle, pot!

Give some plain store-bought pots a fresh new look... more
Make a rustic house number with potted plant
Rustic house number

Use timber offcuts and some creativity to make a rustic house number sign... more
Paint a wooden trolley/cart
Wooden trolley

Take an old wooden trolley and give it a new look with metallic paint... more
Paint rocking chair and give it a new lease of life
Rocking chair refresh

Refresh and restore an old rocking chair with a simple new look... more
Paint cane baskets with your kids
Paint a cute cane basket

Bring some ordinary storage baskets to life using a few testpots... more
Paint a produce bag
Paint your own produce bags

Personalise your reusable produce bags by stamping... more
Make an wall hanging
Creative wall hangings

Everyone loves a Kmart hack, and these circular-shaped wire... more
Easter centerpiece
Easy Easter centrepiece

Use tonal paint trends to create a dreamy, decorative Easter... more
Summer hats
Customised summer hats

Try adding on-trend colour to a simple straw sun hat... more
Word art
Spell out a sign

Make your own unique wall art and spell out a fun message!.. more
Paint a tallboy
Colour pop tallboy

Renovate a bland old piece of furniture by giving it a spectacular... more
Paint an arty pattern on a printed artwork
Personalise a print!

Add your own creative flair to a shop-bought art print... more
Paint a design on a wooden box
Paint on a crate

Think of this project as an opportunity to paint mindfully... more
Painted coat hanger art
Painted coat hanger art

Paint coat hangers to display your own abstract art... more
Photo booth
Make a photo booth

Perfect for baby showers, hen’s parties, kid’s birthdays and more... view
How to make a sandpit
Child's play - sandpit

Make this stylish sandpit for lots of stay-at-home fun... view
Make your christmas wrapping paper
That's a wrap

Make your own Christmas wrapping creations that will be like gifts in themselves... view
Build a useful trestle table
Periodic table

Build a practical and stylish trestle table... view
Make some decorative marquee letters with lighting
Sign of the times

Make a bold statement in your home with marquee letters... view
Interesting craft projects using wallpaper
Ways with wallpaper

A roll of wallpaper can provide a cohesive decorative theme... view
An indoor living wall for an apartment
Living wall

A living wall is just the thing for small spaces and apartments... view
Update some old wooden stools with the Scandi look
My kitchen stools

Give your kitchen a touch of Nordic cool... view
A stylish magnetic and chalk noticeboard for kitchen or home office
Notice me

Stylish noticeboards for kitchen or home office... view
Make pallet style shelves
Suit your shelf

How to make rustic wooden pallet-style bookshelves... view
Paint a breakfast tray
Tray chic

How to make a perfect breakfast in bed tray... view
Ply oh my - wall art
Ply oh my

How to make wall art with some affordable on-trend materials... view
Children's furniture
Colour me new

Children's furniture is easily revived and refreshed... view
Contemporary Christmas decorations
Deck the walls

Create some bold new contemporary Christmas decorations... view
Outdoor table renovation
Table talk

How to spruce up tired outdoor furniture... view
All hands on deck
All hands on deck

Prepare your prime outdoor area ready for summer... view
Repainted dining chairs
Sitting pretty

Give a welcome update to your much-loved dining chairs... view
Wooden herb planter
Planting an idea

Brighten up your garden with a new herb planter... view
Wooden herb planter
Hot colours - colour blocking

Jazz up your home with blocks of solid colour... view
Makeover your place with paint
Makeover your place

A new coat of paint can be an instant fix... more
Bold and beautiful - wallpaper
Bold and beautiful

Happy hues, tempting textures and precious patterns - this season's wallpaper trends... more
Build your own book ends
Build your own bookends

Step by step instructions for building and decorating your own wooden book ends... more
How to build a toy chest
Build a toy chest

Full step-by-step instructions for building a toy chest... more
How to build a storage cube
Build a storage cube

Making your own storage cube is made easy with our step-by-step guide... more
Building wooden toys
Wooden toys for kids

Building wooden toys for your little ones is made easy with our step-by-step guide... more
Building and decorating planter boxes
Planter boxes

With spring around the corner many are keen to plant herbs and flowers... more
Make a lemonade stand
Mother's Day succulents

Create these beautiful hand-painted jars and fill with succulents... more
Make a lemonade stand
Milo’s lemonade stand

Here’s a fantastic Summer project for the kids... more
Build a hedgehog house for your garden
Hedgehog house

Make a hedgehog house for your garden... view
Refurbished table and chairs
Table and chairs

Kids will love these super-smart table and chairs... view
Create your own Advent Calendar
Advent Calendar

Make your own... view
Create shelves from crates
Crate mates - shelves

Build these shelves... view
Spill art
Spill art

Create your own masterpiece... view
Resene Blackboard Paint
Chalk labelling

Getting creative with Resene Blackboard Paint... view

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