Older exterior shutters have typically reached the point of no return. Dowels and tenons used to secure individual louvers have become compromised and no longer stay in place. Older shutters that are still in one piece are now being used as a fashion statement in boutiques, restaurants, businesses and homes. Here's how to use them in your home.
Repurposing old country doors is a budget-friendly way to add shabby chic, cottage-style decor to your home. Old doors have a certain charm that only comes with age, and the odd imperfection here and there adds to the shabby chic effect. There are simply too many options for repurposing old doors to mention them all, but once you have caught the repurposing bug, the possibilities limited only by your imagination. Read more at San Francisco Chronicle