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Why We Love Shutters

shutters, please cover my windows.” Source: Blindsgalore Shutters What Are Shutters Shutters are solid and rigid window treatments that are set within a structural framework and are composed of horizontal, flat vanes (fixed or movable), attached at the top, center and bottom of the framework. Most shutters are hinged on either side of the window opening, to swing inward for more flexibility in light and air management. Shutters can be designed as…

Shudderingly Beautiful Shutters

…made of wood, when glass was difficult to obtain and much more expensive, shutters were attached to the interior portion of the house. At the time, homes were made with very deep walls so exterior shutters would have been impossible to operate if they couldn’t be reached from the inside. Once advancements in the building industry were made, shutters were relocated to the exterior walls which could now be operated from inside as the depth of the w…

Shutters For Every Style

…g them ideal for humid environments like bathrooms and kitchens. Composite shutters are made from a blend of real wood and synthetic materials, creating a stable and attractive shutter that resists dings, warping, and fading. Available in painted whites and rich stains, hardwood shutters are the most classic choice and provide a natural charm unmatched by the other materials. While budget, environment, size and weight restrictions all need to be c…

What Do I Need To Know About Plantation Shutters?

…ter look, I want to give you the best tips when you begin to choose “real” shutters for your home. Since shutters are one of the most aesthetic window treatments that add real value to a home, you need to be so precise when measuring to ensure a perfect fit. For an inside mount, you need to measure horizontally in three places (the narrowest) and vertically in three places (the shortest). Then, measure corner to corner or diagonally and this dimen…

Super Shutters As Different Types Of Window Treatments

…many windows framed in perfect white shutters, from bottom floor to attic, shutters galore. Outdoor shutters, to my dismay, are being relegated to nostalgia and neighborhoods of history, but for us DIYers, antique, distressed and trash-heaped shutters are a trove for home decor accents. All you need is a trip to a flea market or a garage sale or an architectural salvage market: grab a few shutters, a can of paint, sandpaper and jolt of creativity,…

Spring Open Your Door With 10 Easy Décor Ideas

…e sand beaches. I know we all could use some of that right now. Of course, shutters are one of my favorite window treatments, but how about scavenging for a distressed shutter and use it for a message board as you plan your summer get-a-ways. Sources: Repurposed Vintage Finds , 2 Bees in a Pod, & Indulgy 5. Fun Fabrics Pick a big, bold fabric pattern and stretch it across a piece of canvas to create an impressive piece of wall art. Hang in it your…

Bathroom Window Treatments To Match Your Style

…this design. Your best bet to carry out this theme in the bathroom is with shutters or faux wood blinds that blend in seamlessly with this relaxed but simple look. Woven woods add a delicate texture and an organic feel to this homey look. Farmhouse is our yearning for a natural life in this “over-teched” world. Source: RJalerta,Mora Ethnic, Homiku Coastal On the other side of the country is the coast, making beachy bathrooms just as popular. The c…