To update the breakfast area, Chip and Joanna replaced the old, outdated shutters with barn door style shutters for privacy and style. With the new shutters and modern dining chairs, table and chandelier, this space has created a focal point for the kitchen.
Sliding wooden doors roll back to provide this serene bedroom with access to an outdoor retreat complete with hammock. When privacy is desired, they roll back in place. The shutters make sure there's always a breeze.
White plantation shutter doors open to a radiant indoor/outdoor room with stunning white furnishings and tropical foliage. A shingled roof and detailed border give the home's exterior a charming, unique quality.
Holly Marsh set out to conquer the entryway clutter issue by turning a common household item into a clever organizational system. She found this vintage shutter at a local thrift store and hung it up next to the back door where everyone comes and goes. Then, she placed S hooks and clothespins on the wooden slats to hold everyone's keys and outgoing mail, invitations and other important memos. An old wooden box below keeps often-worn shoes contained, too. Now there's no excuse for missing keys, lost invites or misplaced bills.
A rock bed surrounds the front entry of this country cabin home. Natural rock walls combine with polished wood for a beautiful contrast. A blue front door, blue barn shutters and a blue painted overhang add color to the natural palette. A glimpse of the red siding peeks through for an additional color accent.
"The mirrored doors above the fireplace add depth and interest on their own; the fact that they conceal the TV is a bonus," says designer Vern Yip. "The severe lines of the shutters are softened by simple drapery panels that also help frame the large sectional.
This colonial home has a timeless exterior look with smooth cream colored walls and contrasting black shutters and front door. A white door surrounds adds a finishing detail and matches the white window trim. Trimmed hedges frame the brick walkway leading to the entryway.
As seen on Home Town, the existing exterior of the Carson house was lost on the street with plain white siding and few distinguishing features. After the renovations, their Laurel, MS house now features a new copper roof entry portico, cedar window boxes to highlight the painted blue wood windows, new wood shutters, and a fir wood door. Host Ben Napier custom built the new working blue wood shutters.
This contemporary bathroom features cabinetry, doors and window louvers made from locally sourced wood. Glass tile walls create a soothing backdrop against the sleek tub and floating vanity. The home uses low-flow and oxygen-infused plumbing fixtures to reduce water consumption.
HGTV hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines created this spacious and updated take on a cottage style home, with European influences, wood accents, a deep front porch, a large dormer and lots of room inside. The exterior mixes cream colored stucco with shutters painted in sage green. Other exterior highlights include gas-lantern sconces, a pergola-style trellis over the garage doors and landscaping that includes climbing jasmine.
Symmetry is key for this colonial-inspired home exterior. Tall twin shrubs and sage-green shutters flank four windows, balancing the front of the home. An off-white portico and front door, painted the same color as the house, blend with the siding's color for subtle definition.