BATHROOM MAKEOVER UNDER $250

Presumably painted in the ’90s, an intense purple-blue, this south facing bathroom used to look small and dark. The new paint colour I chose for the bathroom walls is Resene Gum Leaf. It has just the right amount of vintage nostalgia, while being very flattering to skin tone. This was coupled with Resene Alabaster on the ceiling window frame and door, a bright and clean white that works great on trims.

5 STYLISH AND RESILIENT INDOOR PLANTS

If you want to bring some life into your interiors, there’s no better way than with indoor plants! Selecting houseplants can be a little daunting at first, but if you choose wisely you can avoid any untimely plant fatalities and enjoy the natural benefits that indoor plants bring, such as improved air quality, feelings of relaxation and increased creativity.

WHAT DOES THE COLOUR OF YOUR FRONT DOOR SAY ABOUT YOUR PERSONALITY?

First impressions count. Bright, bold or subtle, your front door could be saying something about you and your home’s personality. It’s an often overlooked place to make a style statement for your guests and adds some serious curb appeal too. Paint your front door a colour that makes you smile and you’ll be filled with joy every time you arrive home. Here are the meanings of popular paint colours.