"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.
Oversized windows framed in plantation shutters are a playful alternative to a conventional headboard. The open framing of the iron bed keeps the view unobstructed yet still offers enough weight to visually ground this master bedroom.
Located on a quiet gravel road in New York, this charming white farmhouse was occupied by the same family for over 30 years. A full-scale renovation turned its formerly small, dark rooms and narrow hallways into an open, airy space with a contemporary color palette and modern furnishings, perfect for a contemporary family.
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.
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.
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.
The home's first floor has most of the living spaces; the second hosts the bedrooms. And a petite top floor is made up of a large family room with a bathroom, plus extra storage. The house's front overlooks a park; the back, a pretty courtyard.
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.