Category Archives: Renovations

Planning a new build or major renovation

Once you’ve got the architect’s plans for your new build or major renovation, there are many decisions to be made regarding colours and finishes. Given the significant financial investment involved in the project and an overwhelming selection of products available, … Continue reading

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Makeover a room that you seldom use – Ideas for decorating

If you have a room that ‘just doesn’t feel right’, you need to identify why you don’t enjoy spending time in that space. It may be the colour scheme, lack of natural light, unsuitable or disliked furniture, or the complete … Continue reading

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Add value to your property by creating an outdoor room 

No matter where you live in New Zealand, an outdoor room provides an extension of your interior living space, whether it’s an apartment with a small balcony or a rural retreat with unlimited space. As summer approaches, we all want … Continue reading

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Paint colours – Using Warm colours to beat the winter blues

When temperatures drop we’re drawn to warm, inviting interior spaces that feel intimate, relaxed and welcoming. What is it that pulls us in – the interior paint colour of a room, the size of a room, the furniture arrangement, or … Continue reading

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Colour schemes – Timeless interior colour schemes using neutral colours

Inspired by nature, neutral paint colours vary from bright white through to ebony and black, with the range in between including subtle and stronger shades of brown, ochre, earthy green and grey. Diverse in colour from light to dark, and … Continue reading

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Finding the perfect off-white paint colour for interiors

Just want “designer white”?! Trying to find the perfect off-white can be a challenge – who knew there were so many different subtle cool and warm undertones? Does that small colour swatch you loved on the fan deck or another … Continue reading

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