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7 Creative Ideas to Upcycle Your Old Shutters

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


Ever wondered what you could do with those old shutters you have stashed away in your shed? 

If you’re keen to try a bit of DIY these holidays, turning old shutters into something fabulous for your home should be on your list of upcycle to-dos. 

All you need are some old shutters, some creative flair and a little bit of elbow grease. If you don't have shutters, try your local tip or trash and treasure market. 

There are numerous creative home wares and furniture you can make, from bed heads, magazine holders to garden features.
Below are 7 great DIY ideas to turn your old shutters from drab into fab!



A chic shutter linen cupboard.

Simple shutter side table.

We love this teal green shutter head board.

Shutter magazine holder, a perfect addition to a living room or office.

Spruce up the kitchen with this practical shutter utensil holder.

A fab shutter wall piece.

A shutter garden feature.

Love Summer? Love Shutters!

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Summer in Australia is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable and social times of year. However, the harsh nature of the Aussie sun often limits the amount of time we can spend outside enjoying it.Whilst many of us have some form of outdoor entertaining area, it's often far more exposed to the elements than we'd sometimes like. Aluminium shutters are an often unthought of but fantastic way to correct this issue. They're a fantastic way to control the light, wind and rain in the sporadic afternoon storm whilst adding a pleasant and stylish aspect to your home. Coming in a wide range of colors and textures, there's no reason not to!

Below are some great examples to help inspire you!







So whether it's a relaxing Sunday afternoon with wine and a BBQ or a Saturday feast with the whole neighborhood, All Shutters and Blinds' range of aluminium shutters are the perfect way to complete your outdoor cooking or entertaining area and allow you to enjoy the outdoors for longer!

 

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