An unlikely colour combo

26 Aug 2015

Yellow is one of the colour accents of the moment, sizzling out of accessories, interiors and on feature pieces like painted walls and furniture. The latest Resene fandeck is rich with yellows like Resene Teddy and Resene Wild Thing seen here on our mood boards, as well as new colours like the neon-bright Resene Bright Lights and golden yellow Resene Starstruck.

Yellow can be a tricky colour to marry up. It always looks great with crisp white, and beachy blues are another option. But what else? Grey and red may not spring to mind but, as stylist Vanessa Nouwens proves, they really work.

Do you have a home full of wonderful Resene paint and colour? Send us some snaps by emailing editor Sharon Newey on [email protected].

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From left clockwise: Herringbone footstool, $69, from Big Save; Pom Pom scarlet cushion cover, $52, from Bolt of Cloth; Unfold Muuto pendant light, $395, and Around coffee table, $957, from Bauhaus; Kenton votive candle holders, $21.90, from Country Road; Herringbone rug, $199, from Big Save; Yellow Kip & Co velvet beanbag, $109, from Letliv; Lodhi coffee table, $599, from Big Save; red hexagonal stool, $399, from BoConcept; stack of grey marle Arvid cushion, $89.90, Saffron Jensen blanket, $299, and Spice Red Maja blanket, $299, all from Country Road; Yellow juju hat, $239, from Mintsix. 

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From left clockwise: Yellow cushion, $89.90, from Country Road; Hector grey sofa, $799, from Big Save; Grey geo lines cushion, $68, from Mintsix; Koto basket, $79.90 from Country Road, Symmetry glass art, $379, from BoConcept; Yellow Moroccan Pouf, $199, from Mintsix; Flip Around side table, $419 from Letliv; Essentially Yours BN47561 wallpaper from Resene; Surprise three-wick red candle, $8, from Farmers; Black Koto basket, $89.90, from Country Road. 

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