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Hundreds of old shutters lay unused in garages and people fail to realize discarded wooden shutters are easy to upcycle. The vintage wood panels may look unappealing, but there are many craft ideas for old shutters. When you first clap eyes on the old shutter ideas for transforming the worn out window blind won’t suddenly spring to mind, however, we have a variety of ways to help you to turn your trash into treasure. Here are three of our favorite creative uses for old window shutters:
Create a plantation shutter candle wall sconce
A vintage shutter makes the perfect rustic garden bench
Old wood shutters can be transformed into shabby chic picture frames
Refurbish wooden shutters and turn them into a room divider
Old shutter coffee tables are always good talking point
Create a bird box using old wooden shutters
Upcycle old shutters into corner shelves
Re-purpose a wood shutter – make a shutter shelf
As old shutter ideas go, this is one of the best. Turn old window panels into an attractive vintage photograph frame
Create a coat rack from old wood louvered panels
Unused wooden shutters can be cut, sanded and painted to give them new life. Upcycling is a great way to make use of salvaged junk. Find new ways to decorate old wooden shutters and you will learn how to create unique accessories for the home. There are hundreds of ways to breathe new life into old wood and a pair of vintage shutters easily be turned into a stunning wooden cabinet or a wood shutter headboard.
Maybe you like the idea of decorating plantation shutters, making a kitchen island from discarded wood shutters or learning how to build a simple shutter side table. If so, rummage in the garage and find that pair of old wooden shutters. Junkaholics are always on the lookout for new and exciting old shutter ideas.