Here at Shutters Direct, we’ve got a thing for recycled and repurposed shutters – just take a look at our post about shabby chic shutters. We love seeing old shutters being put to difference uses, whether for function or decoration. That’s why we’ve tracked down some of the very best alternative uses for shutters, especially for Christmas! Continue reading
Are you undecided about your Christmas decorations this year? While there’s nothing wrong with the odd bit of tinsel and flashing fairy lights, sometimes it’s nice to opt for a more understated theme.
We’ve put together a rustic Christmas mood board, explaining how you can achieve a classy and natural, but no less festive, home this December. These decorations will set the scene for the perfect grown-up Christmas, and what’s more, they’ll tie in perfectly with your shutters!
Take a look outside – chances are, the sky is grey, the trees are bare, and the pavements are dark with fallen leaves and puddles. But have no fear: we’re going to inject some colour into your day.
Here at Shutters Direct, we stock a range of neutral and natural tones. But that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate shutters in all colours of the rainbow. In fact, we can’t help but smile when we see these bold, bright window dressings! Which is your favourite? Continue reading
It goes without saying that we’re big fans of shutters. One of the most durable, versatile and sophisticated window treatments on the market, shutters are the perfect choice for those who wish to make a stylish, long term investment. Here at Shutters Direct, we create made to measure shutters in a variety of styles of finishes, so you’re sure to find the perfect pair for your windows. But what should you do with your old shutters?
While we love brand new, bespoke shutters, we have a bit of a soft spot for worn out ones. That’s why we love seeing people getting creative and repurposing shutters, rather than simply throwing them away.
These upcycled shutters all have a fabulous, shabby chic feel. Which is your favourite? Continue reading
Last month we got you ready for autumn with a post dedicated to seasonal shutters, from deep oak finishes that’ll warm up any room, to light wood options that are perfect for a cosy cottage feel. Today, we’re going to show you what else makes for an attractive autumnal home. We’re talking elegant furniture, classic materials and a gorgeous mix of colours and textures. Here’s how to transform your space into a traditional retreat that’s perfect for autumn…
It’s probably not a topic you’ve come across before, but – believe it or not – window shutters do have a great story to tell. They came about (officially) over 500 years ago, and since then they have evolved massively and are still commonly used in households. We’ve decided to go back in time to re-tell the tale of how it all began, brace yourselves… this is exciting stuff. Continue reading
The team at Shutters Direct are welcoming autumn with open arms. After all, what’s not to love about a season that boasts fancy dress, crunchy leaves and bonfires? We also know that as the temperature drops and the nights draw in, shutters are the perfect window dressing no matter your preferences – whether you want to make your home light and bright or dark and cosy this autumn, shutters are the ideal solution.
It’s inevitable that shutters are back, and are giving other competitors a run for their money. Not only are they easy to preserve, they are also economical and have an effortlessly timeless feel, instantly adding personality to any room. They’re stylish and sophisticated, charming and chic, and best of all, they won’t blow the budget. What more could you possibly ask for?
We’ve gathered together some beautiful examples of interior designs that utilise shutters, demonstrating exactly why you should choose them. Which do you prefer? Continue reading
Shutters are making a comeback, and it’s not difficult to see why. Durable, economical and easy to maintain, shutters are easily one of the best options for the modern window dressing. They’re also super stylish, and can completely transform a generic, bland room into a charming and chic place.
We’ve gathered together some of our favourite examples of shutters completing the room. Which is your favourite? Continue reading