The interiors of a house can be given a distinct yet alluring look with the use of antique and vintage material like old photo frames, shutters and many other things. If we take window coverings into account, an old one could easily be transformed into a work of art by hanging them on a wall in your home. This could be a great way to fill up an empty space or you can use them to set a new headboard for your bed or you can use them to spice up your office workspace.
The window shutters can add a spicy touch to your place, making it a place to adore again and again. Basically, the shutters can certainly do a trick, you can check out the ideas below to see how versatile they really can be:-
A distinct wall art
Some old yet beautifully weathered shutters are used as a display on the walls of your house, usually in the living area, giving an astonishing appearance to your house. You can use these old collections behind the sofas or above the bed by combining a bunch of old wooden coverings and securing a beautiful mirror to it. Or otherwise, you can opt for a designer clock, a big sized photograph and other things like this.
Using them with an old window
Having old shutters? Don’t worry you can use them as an addition to your new window coverings. Use those rustic and weathered shutters to emphasize the look of your house interiors even more. Always make sure that you use light colour windows with the bright ones so as to give a bold look to the place using the combination of old and new shutters.
Shutters come in all shapes and sizes and you can also find some pretty ones so as to make them a perfect choice of material for the headboards. You can use two shutters of bold colours at the backside wall behind your bed along with a piece of art in the middle, or a beautifully framed photographs of yours to enlighten the grace of your room. Even you can use many shutters together to create a distinct headboard.
Over the mantel
Make your fireplace mantel look astonishing with a touch of much more elegance and simplicity with the use of a combination of old and new, rustic and weathered shutters so as to provide a fabulous appearance to your to the empty space above your fireplace mantel. Use old window coverings made from wood to bring a country feel to the whole design.
For storing accessories
Believe it or not, the shutters can also be used to store stuff like books, flower pots, bathroom accessories and many other such things. You can use the mix of old and new window coverings to create wonderful shelves to be used openly in a living or study room and closely in the bathrooms. You can also use these shutters to give an innovative appearance by creating a bedside table using these shutters.
For hanging things
Shutters can be used as a perfect alternative to a regular bulletin board and can be used enormously as you can slip notes and things into the slots of the shutters or get some hooks attached to those shutters that could further be used to hang things. Otherwise, you can use the clothing pins to fasten various photographs on the shutters in an office space or a study area.
Taking it to a whole new level
If you really love giving a rustic look to your place, try using vintage shutters to cover the whole wall wherever you want either in a bedroom or in the living area. Cover the entire walls with old rustic shutters to give a distinct look to your house interiors.