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Which Shutter Styles Suit Grey Walls?

12:00PM 19 June 2023

Grey walls have long been popular in interior design, and for good reason. They offer a versatile and neutral backdrop to complement various colour schemes and patterns. In this blog, we will explore how grey walls don't have to be dull and boring and can be brought to life with the right window dressing. And it won’t surprise you to learn that we'll focus on the most stylish and practical option: plantation shutters. So, let’s discover how different shutter colours and styles can enhance your grey walls to create a space sophisticated and homely space.

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Enhancing Grey Walls with Plantation Shutters

Grey walls are an ideal canvas for showcasing the beauty and elegance of plantation shutters. These timeless window dressings will add depth, texture, and class to any room. With their adjustable slats and sleek design, shutters offer both privacy and light control, while seamlessly integrating with any aesthetic. Not only are they stylish, but they’re also incredibly versatile, coming in a range of colours, wood stains, and limewash finishes.

Choosing the Right Shutter Colour

At The Shutter Store, we’ve got an excellent choice of colours to suit all tastes and interior styles. For those who prefer a clean and crisp look, our whitest  of white shutter blinds are ideal for creating an arresting contrast against the grey backdrop. On the other hand, darker shades of grey shutters can provide a sophisticated and cohesive appearance by blending seamlessly with the rest of the room. If, however, you’d like to go with something a little warmer, our range of wood stains will create a rich and homely appearance. Perfect for creating a cosy atmosphere. With 12 paint colours, 11 wood stains, and 4 limewash finishes to choose from, you’re sure to find the right hue for you and your home. When it comes to shutters on grey walls, it’s hard to go wrong.

Styles to Complement Grey Walls

Regarding shutter styles, there are a few options that beautifully complement grey walls. Full height shutters offer a sleek and seamless appearance, extending from floor to ceiling, emphasising the verticality of the space. Tier on tier shutters offer more versatility, allowing you to control light and privacy separately for the upper and lower sections. Café style shutters, covering the lower portion of the window, bring a touch of elegance while maintaining an open and airy feel. Lastly, there is solid shutters. This classic design adds a sense of traditional charm and creates a cosy atmosphere, making them an excellent choice for period properties.


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Grey walls provide a modern and sophisticated backdrop for any room, and with the right choice of plantation shutters, you can elevate your space from drab to fab. Whether you opt for contrast or harmony, our wide range of options mean you’re sure to find the perfect shutters to suit your grey walls.

Ready to Get Started?

If you’re thinking about shutters on grey walls but still have questions, we’d love to hear from you. Send an email to hello@theshutterstore.co.uk today and one of our expert team will get back to you shortly.