Wood Shutters – A DIY Challegenge
In a world of transparency which is more and more reflected in the modern homes architecture, open to the outdoor spaces everybody craves, wood shutters seem to belong to a whole different scenario. But, on the other hand, as the classic and vintage raise the interest of those fed up with contemporary sharp lines, wood shutters remain a solid option for those seeking to personalize their homes. Here are some wood shutters design ideas and some guidance on how to build some yourselves.
It looks like, after all, classic and modern shake their hands for a final tasteful décor. Wood shutters and the brick wall describe a rustic air corner while the window imparts a note of modernism.
Give some freshness to the façade by painting the boards so they match the surrounding natural environment. Iron accessories bring some rigor into the picture, but complete the classic image of a well-made shutter.
In general, the simplest and handiest option to build a shutter is the reclaimed wood from an old pallet. Models come in many designs and we give you some suggestions in these next images.
Wood shutters – old pallets are the handiest source
If you have a bay window, give it a bit of extra character, more than it already reflects, by covering with multifunctional wood shutters which also include shades. Tier on tier shutters are beneficial for many ground floor rooms as the top panels can be folded back while the lower panels are kept closed – perfect to keep any prying eyes out of rooms in the front of the house.
The same bay window, covered with blue shutters, for a fine contrast against the white walls. These shutters are great for rooms and offices with South facing windows as they allow for full light control throughout the day.
In the images below, you can identify the steps in making these shutters yourselves, in this case they were added to an old renovated house. The video also comes to add more practical info.
Sources: Pinterest.com, Theshutterstore.com, Thehandmadehome.net