When it comes to decorating your home on budget, upcycling old household products is a popular choice. One such inexpensive item worth reusing is the old shutters. After renovating your house if you have some of the weathered window shutters that can be repurposed and converted into new decorative or functional items. Here are some amazing ideas for upcyling old shutters that are worth trying.
The easiest way to reuse an old shutter is to transform it into an organizer. Attach the shutter to the wall and tuck your cards, newspapers, magazines and artworks in the shutter slots. Attach a few hooks to the wood and you can hang your keys and other small items.
Instead of spending your money on an expensive headboard, you can use an antique shutter. It gives a rustic yet elegant touch to your bedroom.
Don’t have space for a kitchen garden? Reuse an old shutter to create a vertical garden. Attach small terracotta pots to the shutter and you can easily boost the appearance of your property with a small slice of greenery.
By using your basic carpentry skills you can easily use an old shutter to create a table. It is perfect for use in the patio.
Need some extra space for storage? You can reuse your old window shutters to create shelves. Display your china on the shutter shelves. You may also attach hooks for holding your cups and mugs.
Here is an inexpensive idea for organizing and displaying your jewelries. Attach an old shutter to the wall and attach hooks to the shutter slots to hang your necklaces and bracelets. You can even use paper clips to hold the jewelry.
You can make cabinet doors with the old shutters. It gives your cabinet a vintage look on a small budget. With your basic carpentry skills you can easily attach the shutters to the hinges and create attractive shutter doors for your cabinet.
By repurposing the old shutters you can create a lovely birdhouse. Place it in your yard and the birds will love the cool and airy nesting place.
Although this may sound a bit weird, but you may try this simple experiment of decorating your wall with shutters. Arrange shutters of different sizes to create a wall décor.