Getting Started

1. Gather inspiration

First, decide what you’d like your final result to look like. Then, begin researching inspiration and put together a moodboard.

2. Select a colour scheme

Use colour schemes from your research, or chat to us for help. Then test your scheme using Dulux sample pots and A4 swatches.

3. Get painting

Calculate how much paint you need for your project – no matter how big or small the job is.

Your shopping list

Once you’ve decided on your paint project, it’s time to purchase everything you’ll need.

View all interior paint products.

  • Paint pot - for cutting in
  • Roller tray
  • Roller extension pole
  • Drop sheets
  • Painter’s masking tape
  • Cloth

Get the Look

living room with sofa and decorations

Dulux Wash&Wear Low Sheen

Dulux Wash&Wear 101 Barrier Technology creates a hard wearing acrylic finish that allows you to wipe away most common marks, scuffs and stains with a wet cloth.

Lounge & Living Refresh

Make a bold first impression with a lounge or living room refresh. Before starting your project, follow the steps in our indoor preparation guide.


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Colours displayed should be used as a guide for your colour selection. To ensure best accuracy, test your colour choice at home by ordering Dulux Sample Pots and A4 Colour Swatches.

Need help along the way?

If you need any further help on your project, call our friendly Help & Advice Team on 13 25 25,  or contact our Live Chat Team online.

Lounge & living room painting guides

Whether you’re painting one wall or attempting a full-blown renovation, give yourself the best chance of success thanks to our painting guides.

How to paint walls

The walls of your home add colour to your world and set the mood for everyday life. So, the way you apply your paint can be just as important as the colour itself to get the perfect finish.

How to paint doors and trims

Create a welcoming entrance to any room of the house with the right tools and techniques for the job.

How to paint windows and trims

Create the perfect frame to the outside world with a lustrous paint and a little know-how.

How to paint ceilings

Your ceilings can sometimes be overlooked, but with a refreshing colour and a flawless finish you’ll give people a reason to look up and admire your handy work.

lounge room painting

Ready to enter?

Share your lounge or living room paint project with us for your chance to win up to $10,000*. Plus, receive a free Dulux Puppy when you enter! Simply upload a before and after photo of your ‘Take On Anything’ project and let us know which Dulux colours or products you’ve used.

Submit your project