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.

  • Inside and outside: Dulux Duramax in your chosen colour
  • Undercoat: 1Step Prep
  • High quality synthetic brush for cutting in
  • Medium nap (10–18mm) synthetic roller for walls
  • Short nap (5–10mm) synthetic roller for windows and trims
  • Paint pot - for cutting in
  • Roller tray
  • Roller extension pole
  • Drop sheets
  • Painter’s masking tape
  • Cloth

Get the Look

Upcycled painted bedside drawers

Dulux Duramax Semi Gloss Spray Paint

Dulux Duramax, provides long lasting colour for your spray painting projects.

Upcycle project

From bookshelves to pot plants, Dulux Duramax gives well-worn home objects or ornaments a fresh start.

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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.


Upcycle 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 spray paint

Whether you want to breathe new life into something old, or add a bit of colour to something new, a quick spray paint will fix it.

How to choose colour

Colour reflects who we are and who we aspire to be. It’s expressive, fun, creative, complimentary and always conversational.  At Dulux we love it!  That's why we want to provide you with the best tools to find your perfect paint colour.

How to use a paint brush

Brush up your painting skills with these simple tips and tricks from Dulux.

How to paint using Dulux Design Chalk Effect

Dulux Design Chalk Effect, is an ultra matt chalk paint designed for you to upcycle and create unique pieces within your home.

lounge room painting

Ready to enter?

Share your outdoor 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