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3 ways to use DIY shutters as Christmas decoration

11:58AM 30 November 2018


Bringing that festive twinkle to your home yet? There’s no denying it, shutters bring a decorative statement to any window - especially during the festive season. But did you know shutters can be used decoratively elsewhere in your home? They aren’t just for windows and doors. 

At The Shutter Store, we’ve been obsessing over these 3 upcycling Christmas ideas that use shutters as a key feature in their home’s decoration.

Pic credit: Vintage Restyled 

1. Hang Christmas wreaths from solid shutters

We can just picture it. A hardwood solid shutter in soft Alabaster, Taupe or Ivory colours leaned against an alcove or perched near your Christmas dinner table, with a display of foliage celebrating the season. DIY plantation shutters are the most affordable on the market. Whether for windows, doors or shutter decoration, you can enter the measurements you need in our online quote calculator.

Pic credit: Liz Marie / DIY here

2. Create a unique table setting with shutter seating

If you love quirky items in your home as much as we do, you’ll love this. Made to measure shutters for your dining bench brings a talking point when your guests arrive on Christmas day. We can’t imagine it being comfortable to sit on for long periods, so how about lining it with cushions and fur throws for the ultimate cosy, hygge Christmas table style?

Pic credit: The Wicker House / Bright Green Door

3. Use plantation shutters to present your Christmas cards

How about this for an easy, fun display, that can be changed throughout the year. Shutters as a noticeboard is perfect for displaying cards, photographs and light decorations. Clip on calendars and shopping lists, and you have a unique family noticeboard to hang important memos from.