Shabby Chic Decorating with Salvaged Shutters

Repurposed Shutters for a Fabulous New Look! 

salvaged shutters wall panels

Image via One Kindesign

Who knew there were so many ways to use old shutters inside your home! Adding a rustic, natural and weathered touch, salvaged shutters are not only a cost efficient home decor option but they are easily customizable with with any shade of paint. From a DIY headboard to a stunning wall mural, home organizer and vintage mirror, shutters are no longer just an outdoor item, instead they are changing shape inside, bringing a rare and beautiful look to the rest of your decor.

After perusing all the fabulous ways to repurpose old shutters, we compiled our favorites and broke them into categories, showing that you really can incorporate them just about anywhere.

As Art:

One of the simplest uses that is definitely at the top of our list is turning old shutters into art! From this fabulous salvaged shutter wall mural to beautiful shutter wall panels, both easily enhance the look of your room while adding the perfect amount of cottage-chic style.

salvaged shutter wall mural

Salvaged shutter wall mural via Brewster Home Fashions

shutter wall panels

Images via Pinterest & Country Living

As Doors:

Whether you are looking to refurbish an old dresser or just want to bring a new look to your home, swapping out those traditional style doors for refurbished ones is totally worth it!

diy shutter bureau

A gorgeous bureau recreated with salvaged shutters – Image via The Cottage Journal

repurposed shutter doors

Chic sliding doors to a rustic pantry door all created with old shutters – Images via TG Interiors & The Lettered Cottage

As Organizers:

Organization with a touch of charm! These DIY shutter organizers show that anything is possible! Easily create a stylish organization station or a salvaged shutter coat rack with these inspiring projects.

salvaged shutter organizers

Images via Homedit & Bless’er House

As Headboards:

Headboards usually cost a pretty penny so instead make your own! Full of rustic charm, repurposed shutters work wonderfully in the bedroom, giving your space not only detail but character.

shutter headboard

Images via Pinterest & Better Homes & Gardens

As Accessories:

Sometimes it’s the unexpected items that truly transform a room! From a salvaged shutter mirror to a room divider and kitchen island, these fabulous home accessories prove that this is in fact true.

diy shutter mirror

Image via Love Grows Wild

shutter room dividers

Images via Noted List & Hometalk

See more decor ideas with salvaged shutters on Pinterest   

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    Wiktor Johnson

    February 20, 2018

    Great article. Thanks for sharing this valuable information with me.

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