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May 20, 2016

Planning tips for opening your kitchen to the garden

By far the most popular home improvement project of the last few years – and a must-have on many buyer’s wish lists – is a kitchen that opens onto the garden in a way that brings the outside in. In winter your cooking space will benefit from the extra light and sense of space, while in spring and summer you can fling open the doo...

April 26, 2016

Spring tricks for maximising light and space

Spring tricks for maximising light and space

As we approach the summer the way we want our houses to feel changes. The importance of feeling warm, cosy and sheltered from the elements gives way to a craving for light, space and a connection to the world outside. We don’t redecorate every six months however, so here are some tricks for maxim...

March 23, 2016

Five easy updates for an inspiring home office

Whether you work from home full-time, are a student or just like a space for sorting out correspondence and bills, few houses these days will be without a home office space of some sort. But it’s rarely the calm, inspiring place of our dreams. As spring blossoms we think it’s time the humble home office got a revamp that lets you fall ...

February 12, 2016

5 tips for creating a romantic bedroom scheme

Romance isn’t just for Valentine’s Day – take our tips on creating a romantic bedroom that will be a delight to be in every day of the year

Choose soothing colours

The colours of the season are perfect for creating a romantic bedroom scheme. Think faded pinks mixed with stone and white shades, or the palest of blues for a sooth...

January 12, 2016

Islington house tour – 5 ideas to maximise light

If you live in one of London’s many traditional Victorian terraces – or indeed similar homes right across the country – you’ll know these handsome old houses each have their own unique charm. Feature bay windows, high ceilings and classic proportions are all period elements to savour. But the downside is these houses can be...

October 20, 2015

5 budget kitchen makeover ideas

Want to revive your kitchen without breaking the bank? We’ve got five great ideas for upgrades that will breath new life into the heart of your home

 Paint your doors

A quick, easy and effective way to make your kitchen go from drab to fab is with a lick of magical chalk paint. This paint transforms anything, from heavily varnished wo...

October 20, 2015

Pink Shutters In Period Homes & Interiors

This article in Period Homes & Interiors magazine, titled "Focus on... Windows" has used an example of our solid shutters - shown in the bottom left hand corner. 

These full height shutters are constructed of Phoenix wood. By using solid panels they have gone for maximum light protection in this room - additionally adding to the period t...

October 20, 2015

Perfectly Matched Solid Shutters in House Beautiful

House Beautiful magazine showcases inspiration and design tips & tricks to help it's readers create their perfect homes. This full page piece uses our shutters in this period designed room with matching home accessories from top retailers like John Lewis.  The article reads, "Plantation shutters not only keep draughts out, they also ...
July 14, 2015

Soft light and sleep – Sarah Beeny on why she loves shutters

We talk lots about the practical benefits of shutters – the great price, the ease of installation and maintenance, the improved privacy and heat insulation… we could go on. However one of the most important things about shutters is how beautiful they are, and how they alter not just the interior and exterior appearance of your home, b...

June 22, 2015

Sarah Beeny’s 5 rules for DIY project success

With more DIY and renovation projects under her belt than you can shake a spirit level at, our brand ambassador Sarah Beeny shares with us her 5 rules to follow to help make sure your project is a design success

1 - Arm yourself with knowledge

“The only way to design anything is with knowledge, and knowledge comes from research. You need...

June 16, 2015

Sarah Beeny and The Shutter Store Take Another Step Forward

Last week was a flurry of activity at The Shutter Store, as a part of the team decamped to North London for 3 days of photography and video shooting. It was a very busy few days with up to 25 people in the location house at some points, but the work seemed to flow relatively smoothly.

For a full day, Sarah Beeny joined the team. It was an action ...

May 13, 2015

Our Tier on Tier Shutters in Period Living Magazine

This article of period living showcases the different made-to-measure shutters available and our Phoenix wood Tier on Tier shutters made the cut. 

The article states, "While their primary functions are to provide privacy and light control, interior shutters are also a great aesthetic device for enchancing the authenticity of a period scheme....

April 01, 2015

Sunday Times reports on Plantation Shutters

On March 29th The Sunday Times released an article discussing the incredible growth of the plantation shutters market in the UK. Leading companies were chosing to give advice on shutters and comment on their business and how it has improved. 

The increase in demand of shutters can be put down mainly to the increased availability and thus the...

November 19, 2009

Kelly Hoppens Range of Shutters Target Sleaford!

Kelly Hoppen and her range of exclusive designer shutters are featured in The Sleaford Target. Shutters are an excellent way of covering windows, as they are a natural wood product, they offer insulation and a stylish functional window covering.

Kelly Hoppens range of shutters are an exclusive partnership with The Shutter Store and the inter...

November 09, 2009

DIY Shutters a Hit in the Recession

Due to the recent changes in the economy and the UK being hit by a recession, many of our customers have benefitted from our low cost DIY Shutters by fitting themselves. Making alterations to their homes rather than selling up has been a solution to the economic downturn. Making their homes livable and comfortable rather than selling up and moving...

November 01, 2009

Kelly Hoppen Shutters in House Beautiful

Kelly Hoppen's range of exclusive designer shutters is featured in this month's House Beautiful magazine. The Shutter Store Designer Kelly Hoppen has created these shutters using her trademark palette of taupes and greys - and in the range there are 5 new paints and 5 new stains. The painted shutters are available in a satin finish o...
September 07, 2009

Kelly Hoppen Shutters in Womans Weekly

A Womens Weekly reader from Chester wrote in requesting alternative options to her net curtains. Net curtains are getting rather dated and with interior design shows on daytime tv our customers are getting a little more creative when it comes to finding solutions for their window coverings.

Val Wooten, the home expert for Womans Weekly magazine h...

September 01, 2009

Kelly Hoppen Exclusive DIY Shutters Featured in Real Homes

Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has partnered with The Shutter Store to produce and exclusive to B&Q range of DIY Interior Shutters.

These DIY shutters are available to buy from the site from just £99.

In true Kelly Hoppen style, this exclusive range of shutters are available in a pallette of colours which are somewhat signature co...

May 21, 2009

The Shutter Store Shutters Featured in She Magazine for UK Shutters Shoppers!

The Shutter Store are featured in the June 2009 edition of She Magazine. As part of She's piece on 'Don't Move - Improve', shutters from TSS are highlighted as an excellent way of dramatically changing the decor of your home. With more people choosing to stay put and improve their UK homes rather than move, TSS shutters offer a cos...
May 12, 2009

The Shutter Store Shutters Featured in Prima Magazine

Leading womans magazine, Prima, featured The Shutter Store as part of a recent window coverings feature in May 2009.  All shutters are made to 1, specifically to match customers design requirements.

Shutters are made using premium grade FSC certified hardwoods ensuring all products sold are 1. All wooden s...

February 26, 2009

The Shutter Store Shutters Wave Goodbye to Curtains

The article discussed how 1plantation shutters work so well as a window treatment and how shutters are gathering in popularity. The shutters feature goes on,

"Shutters can look brilliant as long as you ensure that you choose the right style to suit your home. Shutters also allow you to wave goodby to curtain costs such as repairs, relining or dry ...