20 New Uses For Old Shutters That Will Open Your Mind


If you are remodeling your home, don’t throw anything out, you can repurpose old shutters with these 20 awesome and creative ideas. There is some other use for almost anything in your home or life, but today, it’s all about old shutters. You may be surprised at all the different ways you can use old shutters to create new and amazing things! I am always in awe when I see the ideas others are talented enough to come up with when it comes to upcycling and repurposing stuff that would otherwise end up in landfills. If you are a book lover like I am, consider building a unique bookcase from old shutters! Painting them in a beautiful bold color and using them to house your prized possessions is a great idea! An old shutter is the perfect vehicle to for creating a vertical herb garden! The small jars or pots can be easily attached to the slats. How pretty! Give your yard a place for birds to take a break with this adorable birdhouse that uses shutters as the walls! Adorable! One obvious and super cute way to use old shutters is to paint them in your favorite shades and use them as room dividers or a spot to change behind! Awesome! One neat use for them is to put them back on the window. On the inside! Smaller windows can be highlighted subtly by placing shutters! My favorite way to reuse them is to mount small shelves on them and hang it all to create a statement piece perfect for knock knacks. Such a cheap and easy way to decorate any room! Try some of these ways to repurpose old shutters in your home today.