How To Style Plantation Shutters

How To Style Plantation Shutters


Posted by Decor Blinds & Curtains on 03 Nov 2021

Although they’re a popular option for modern homes, shutters date back to ancient Greece, originally made of marble and fixed in place. Over time, the concept became widespread, and timber replaced marble in shutters used across the Mediterranean.

Due to their enduring style, practicality and popularity, plantation shutters have never really gone out of style. In fact, there are more choices available today than at any time in the past. Because of their clean lines and elegant simplicity, plantation shutters possess a versatile stylishness that can be adapted to a range of different home design and interior decorating styles.

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To help you navigate these choices and make the best possible decision for your next renovation, home building or interior design project, we’ve put together an expert guide on how to style plantation shutters in your home.

Classic Feel

Plantation shutters are a great choice if you want a classic home. It’s a perfect match if you own a historical home or a grand old mansion! Opt for off white or crisp white plantation shutters in traditional materials to go with a simple colour palette for an elegant, timeless feel.

Modern Minimalist

Clean lines and elegant simplicity define the modern minimalist look. For a universal style that won’t go out of fashion as trends change, embrace white space and don’t make your plantation shutters an obvious focal point. Make sure you have a simple, uncluttered space and match your shutters to a neutral soothing colour palette. 

Country Chic

Look no further than country chic for a home design that is all about comfort and southern charm. To compliment your rustic interior decor, choose plantation shutters made with natural materials in traditional wood stained colours.

Choosing a plantation shutter material

While timber is the traditional choice for plantation shutters, as we mentioned earlier, aluminium and PVC plantation shutters are also widely available today. While timber shutters provide natural insulation, both PVC and aluminium plantation shutters can be used to prevent heat from entering a room.

In addition to this, each material also has different advantages in different circumstances:

  • Timber has a warm and natural look that is preferred by many people, especially when used in an interior setting.
  • PVC plantation shutters are often a cheaper - but no less aesthetically pleasing - option and also require less maintenance.
  • Aluminium shutters are a good choice for home interiors and exteriors. In addition to being durable and easy to clean, some brands are also designed to provide greater home security.

Experience the Decor Difference

As one of the most trusted and experienced retailers of shutters in Perth, we can supply and install the right plantation shutters for your home. Our dedicated staff can also help you assess your options and make the right choices. 

We also custom make our plantation shutters to suit a variety of unique window shapes, including triangles, circles and arches. Our shutters come in a range of whites, creams and darker stains to suit the style of your home. 

Ready to style plantation shutters in your home? Book a free measure and quote with us today. During this time, a style consultant will be able to help you choose the right material and colour for your home.


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