Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I Am Crazy About Shutters

One of the things I noticed while spending time in Basque Country (Spain and France) is that on the French side many many homes had the added touch of shutters. I love them.  Here's a few homes (somewhere in Provence - sorry, lost the link) that I felt drawn to - it might be the shutters.





I think shutters create such a feel that says, "Welcome. It's warm and cozy and delightful inside."  Are there shutters on your home? If so, what color?  My barn has some cute vintage shutters here.

2 comments:

  1. I love shutters, too. I pick them up wherever I find them...garage sales, trash, etc. They add such a welcoming feel to a home.
    Jane (artfully graced)

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  2. oh me too...we have them on our home in a barn red...we also have completely different green ones(italian) on the courtyard windows and i love them both...the red one are really used for storm protection and have made such a difference...these are lovely pictures...i adore those sky blue ones and wanted that color but it just didn't fit the hill!

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