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Diy Projects With Old Shutters – You can find them all the time at thrift stores, garage sales, flea markets and antique stores. You may have a few of them gathering dust in your garage. Shutters are everywhere these days, and if you’ve forgotten them before, you might want to grab the next one you see. Why? Well, there are so many shutter project ideas to beautify and organize your home.
There are so many ways to use shutters in home decor and they add so much character to your space. Each shutter has a story to tell in the way it moves and in its life. You can bring that story into your home with you and it will add a vintage charm to your space that nothing else can.
Diy Projects With Old Shutters
Shutter Project Ideas You’ll Love “I’ve always been interested in the whimsical repurposing of everyday objects.” – William Gibson 1. Shutter Project Ideas for Organizing Toilet Paper
Awesome Things You Can Do With Old Shutters
Add some simple charm to your bathroom. Turn an old shutter into a stylish toilet paper organizer. Adding a decorative accent on top gives it a little extra personality. Who couldn’t use a place to keep 4 extra rolls of toilet paper. We also have more toilet paper storage ideas!
Who else doesn’t know what to do with the pile of paper that keeps piling up? Please tell me it’s not just me! Install some shutters in your command center for mail, coupons, and artwork. Never have your papers pile up again and now your children’s artwork can be stylishly displayed instead of getting lost in a pile of papers. They’ll be so happy to show it off and you’ll feel good knowing that important things aren’t missing.
There are so many fun mugs on the market these days with such clever sayings. This is a great choice for displaying them now that they are all the rage. Not only that but the rustic shutter gives it a decorated feel. Not only that but the rustic shutter gives it a decorated feel. It’s a win. Free up your cabinet space with this handy shutter mug rack to house all your coffee mugs.
There are so many ways to use shutters in the kitchen. Who would have thought that you could add a rustic shutter bench to your table? It adds a nice farmhouse and shabby chic feel. A bench on a table is practical. This makes it easy to seat extra people when you need to without trying to cram more seats under the table. As far as I’m concerned, the more the merrier!
Diy Home Decor: 18 Ways To Repurpose Old Shutters
Turn a pair of old shutters into a command station that will help your whole family stay organized. Add a chalk board for notes, mail slots for things that need to go in and out and hooks for hanging bags. We love the simple look of this project because usually these areas of the house tend to look junky, but not this one! It is stylish and practical. Is it better than that?
Here is a command center located on top of the shoebox in this entrance. It has hooks for keys and slots are used for cards, photos and mail. It would be perfect on an empty wall next to your door that you don’t know what else to hang. Painting shutters in fun colors to match your decor is a great way to add color. Don’t you love how green this one is on a yellow wall?
Let’s get creative and hang shutters horizontally and add knobs or hooks. Then you’ll have a shabby chic coat rack for your mudroom. This one is vintage and creates a well-worn, well-lived-in feel. If you have space in your mudroom or on your door this is a must have. It’s so easy to have a place to hang things instead of just throwing them in the first available spot and it looks great too!
Fresh herbs in the kitchen are any cook’s dream. You could make a weed planter out of an old shutter and you stole my heart. Green grass adds a pop of color to a neutral piece. You can make one for indoors or for the patio using an old shutter, mason jar, and your favorite herbs.
Upcycle An Old Shutter Into A Holiday Decoration
Create a kitchen organizer for utensils, potholders, measuring spoons and more. The yellow is very bright and cheerful and you can keep all your most used kitchen tools close and easy to see. Never wonder where your favorite grater or knife is again! This is not your ordinary organizational system! It adds a lot of character to this one creation!
Time for a shutter island! No, that’s not Shutter Island, the movie. This one… this super cute kitchen island made out of shutters, an old drawer and a reclaimed wood top. But seriously, how good is it? This island has all the essentials (especially wine). You can add more counter space wherever you need it in the kitchen. Chopping vegetables by the stove? No problem. Need to chop and then wash? Just roll it in the sink! Cute and versatile. Is it getting better?
Build a bathroom shelf using two shutters and some wood scraps from your project pile. Personally, we think older wood and shutters look better. They just add so much warmth and character that you wouldn’t get otherwise.
Paint the shutters a bright color and hang 3-4 behind your bed you can make a very easy shutter headboard. This is a great way to beautify your bedroom. The green color in these shutters adds so much character to the room. Pillows and lamps match the shutters creating continuity throughout the room. This is a very cute idea for a spare bedroom or youth room.
New Ways To Use Old Shutters
Organize and display your favorite jewelry! With a fresh coat (or two) of paint, some hooks and knobs, you’re good to go. You now have a beautiful and practical organizer for your bling. Keep all your jewelry on display. This makes it easy to find the specific pair of earrings to go with that outfit. Or to quickly search your inventory when you don’t know which piece to wear. This one will be quick and easy to make and it will be a huge time saver in your life!
Build a corner shelf from two shutters and use some plywood in between for the shelves. This is a piece that you can paint a bright color and brighten up a dark corner, or keep it neutral like this one. The corner cabinet gives you plenty of storage space. You can keep your fancy dishes, cookbooks, decorative mugs or any other related decor here. We also like to put a plant on top of the cabinet for an extra pop of color in the room.
A magazine rack is a natural idea for an old shutter. Add a decorative accent on top and you have a stylish way to hold your favorite magazines. It’s better than a pile of magazines lying around. It turns the pile of magazines into decorations. Anytime you can kill two birds with one stone it’s a win!!
Celebrate the 4th of July all year long! Paint the shutter in red, white and blue to create an unforgettable patriotic display for your porch. A wicker chair with a cushion next to the display makes a great place to while away the summer evenings. If you have a larger porch you can add some seating and invite guests. It makes for a great entertaining space!
Knock Off Ballard Designs Repurposed Shutters Bathroom Shelf
Just add them to either side, but you get bonus points for installing them on hinges to open and close them whenever you want. You can’t help but love to look into the beautifully designed mirror. lovely!
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I hope these ideas for decorating your home with Shutter Project Ideas! Do you have any additional ideas you’d like to share? Send them to us or let us know on our Facebook page! Looking for a unique and decorative way to organize your paper? Make a DIY Paper Organizer from old shutters!
As a paper crafter, I have a lot of paper. So I’m always looking for creative ways to store and organize it. Like the DIY Vertical Organizer for scrapbook size paper I made last summer. But recently I saw someone reusing an old window shutter to hold cards and I thought I might give that a try! As it turns out, the old wooden shutters are just the right size for the 12″ x 12″ paper that slides between the slats. So I made a DIY Paper Organizer out of some old window shutters!
Ways To Repurpose Old Shutters To Add Vintage Charm To Your Home
See exactly how to turn an old wooden shutter into a paper organizer in my video tutorial (or keep scrolling if you prefer a step-by-step photo tutorial):
Now, before you rush out to the home improvement store to buy window shutters, you need to know something very important. The shutters alreadyAdvertisement