Gotta love ’em… it seems like window shutters kinda started the DIY project generation, didn’t they? I remember that being one of the first DIY projects I was drawn to… three old window shutter made into a cool room divider, with nothing but hinges! DIY repurposed window shutter projects are easy, affordable, and shutters are not hard to find. You can look for authentic vintage shutters, or you can purchase new shutters and either paint them with spray paint, or treat them to a cool vintage paint technique. No matter where you find ’em or how you make them cool, use them to add charm and whimsy to your home with these great window shutter projects!
Our feature project, above, is a DIY window shutter headboard by ‘Blessings Abounding’. Step by step photos, they did this project while the kids were in bed! The crackle glaze they use really makes this project work…
‘Thistlewood Farms’ used their shutters for an amazing window shutter project… This shutter wall was a long time coming, and a long time collecting…but what a great outcome!
Easiest window shutter project of all… from ‘Midwest Living‘, lean old shutters against the porch wall for nostalgic charm. No need to keep this idea outside though… try using this in an entry, or even in a bath!
Build a shutter console, made by Layla from ‘The Lettered Cottage’ for HGTV. Easy tutorial, photos and supply list.
Becky at ‘Beyond the Picket Fence’ made this shutter kitchen island project, and it’s really easy. I’ve been looking for a creative kitchen island project, and this might be it!
Organize your entryway with this shutter bulletin board by Martha. Follow this tutorial and get all those details in place, with style.
‘Buckets of Burlap‘ has this simple idea… Using a window shutter as a table runner… Pretty!
From ‘Good Housekeeping’, build this shutter side table in less than one hour!
No need for a tutorial for this one, it’s so simple. From ‘Twin Elm Farm‘, lean shutters against the wall and use to hang kitchen towels. Genius, and so full of charm! Bathroom towels?
This repurposed shutter has been recreated as a photo display board… Such a great way to use B&W pics! They look vintage instantly! Thanks to West Furniture Revival!
‘My Repurposed Life’ made this tutorial for this shutter magazine rack. Cool!
Last, from Pinterest, these shutters were crafted into a wonderful entryway organizer, complete with coat hooks! So search out this thrift stores and yard sales!
Also check out DIY Roman Shades over at OhMeOhMy!Image Credits: Twin Elm Farm, Blessings Abounding, Thistlewood Farms, Midwest Living, HGTV, Beyond the Picket Fence, Martha, Buckets of Burlap, Good Housekeeping, West Furniture Revival, My Repurposed Life, Pinterest