Board-and-batten shutters lend a more relaxed feel than louvered ones. Regardless of the style, shutters should be sized to be functional and finished with shutter dogs.

Board-and-batten shutters lend a more relaxed feel than louvered ones. Regardless of the style, shutters should be sized to be functional and finished with shutter dogs.

New Orleans Creole cottage renovation in the Irish Channel neighborhood. Love the doors and the shutter color.

New Orleans Creole cottage renovation in the Irish Channel neighborhood. Love the doors and the shutter color.

House of Turquoise: Jules Duffy Designs  Love these shutters...style and color

House of Turquoise: Jules Duffy Designs Love these shutters...style and color

DIY shutters- I have been eyeballing these shutters on other folk's houses & planning to build them.  Looks like that just got easier!

DIY shutters- I have been eyeballing these shutters on other folk's houses & planning to build them. Looks like that just got easier!

It's the time of year when we spruce up the exterior of our homes! We did a makeover on the exterior of a home by adding board and batten shutters to the windows.   They are super easy to make and very economical.  Plus, they make a HUGE difference in the appearance of your home's exterior!

It's the time of year when we spruce up the exterior of our homes! We did a makeover on the exterior of a home by adding board and batten shutters to the windows. They are super easy to make and very economical. Plus, they make a HUGE difference in the appearance of your home's exterior!

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