Rustic shutters – historical elegance and house exterior ideas

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We often talk about decorating and when talking about home decoration people automatically think of interior decoration. However, it is the exterior that neighbors and visitors see first and this is the first impression they get for the home owners. Today we shall show you some magnificent rustic shutters which add a flair of historical elegance to the exterior of the house.

How to choose the type of rustic shutters?

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Shutters are often treated as a functional item and they really are but the visual appeal and the decorative function that they have should not be overlooked. Rustic designs are especially suitable for farmhouse style homes or homes in Mediterranean style.

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Lovered shutters are one of the most popular types. Their construction is fairly simple and consists of a sturdy wooden frame with many smaller slats set within the frame.

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Board and batten shutters are the typical rustic design. They became popular in the 18th century. Their construction is also very simple – several vertical boards are held together by two or three shorter horizontal boards. This type is often seen in historic houses and have a great visual appeal.

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Raised panel are a variety of board and batten shutters. They are made of flat panels with two or three rectangular panels carved into its surface

A project for DIY lovers

 

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Once you have decided to opt for rustic shutters, you can craft them by yourself. You need to measure the windows so that you know how high and wide they will need to be.

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Choosing the lumber is another important step – you can opt for reclaimed wood or salvaged wood with tons of charm and character. Using your measurements, cut the wood boards. Construct the shutters as per the type and style you like. You can paint them in color or stain the wood for more depth. When hanging the shutter it will be much helpful if you have an someone to help. They have to be perfectly leveled and lined up with the top of the window and then you can secure them to the exterior of the house.

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