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10 Ways Wooden Shutters Can Add Country Charm to Your Home

When renovating a house, old beat up shutters may be one of the first things tossed into the junk pile. With a little love and care, however, an old pair of shutters can be repurposed and transformed into a number of different useful items.

Below are 10 different ways you can reclaim shutters and easily incorporate them into to your home.

10. Headboard

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Ginger Snap Crafts
In need of an inexpensive headboard? A few shutter panels work perfectly (and look great!).

9. Sliding Doors

Me & Mrs Jones
Me & Mrs Jones

Nothing screams country charm quite like a pair of sliding doors. They are also a great space saving solution.

8. Magazine Rack

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Craftaholics Anonymous

Un-clutter your coffee table and turn an old shutter into a functional magazine rack.

7. Bench

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Liz Marie Blog

With the addition of some legs and a little reinforcement, a shutter can become a perfectly rustic bench.

6. Coat Rack

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West Furniture Revival 

A shutter coat rack is a great addition to the entrance of any home. Bonus: all you need is a few hooks to complete this easy DIY.

5. A Shutter Wall

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Have an excess of shutters that you don’t know what to do with? Use them all to turn a boring surface into a farmhouse dream wall.

4. Patriotic Display

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Gotta Have Projects

Show your love for the USA with this easy craft project. With a little red, white and blue paint, an old shutter easily transforms into an indoor/outdoor American flag display.

3. Mason Jar Garden

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She Knows

This adorable wall display can be home to living plants and herbs or fake flowers (for those of you lacking a green thumb).

SEE ALSO: How to Make a DIY Vertical Garden

2. Jewelry Holder

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The Cottage Market

Purchase some vintage knobs, attach them to a shutter and suddenly you have a beautiful and unique jewelry organization system.

1. Bookcase

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My Repurposed Life

Sandwich a few shelves in between a pair of shutters to create an awesome bookcase.

Now that you know about these easy crafts, let your shutter scavenger hunt begin.

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10 Ways Wooden Shutters Can Add Country Charm to Your Home