Incorporating Shutters into your Christmas decorations

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Incorporating Shutters into your Christmas decorations

As the two-week countdown to Christmas has almost begun, many homeowners have decked out their homes with impressive trees and Christmas decorations to get into the spirit of the season and brighten up the dark nights that have drawn in.

If you’re looking at your home and wondering how to boost the decorations to new heights, then look no further than your windows and your shutters! We know, it sounds a step too far, but trust us when we say that there are a few brilliant ways to incorporate your shutters into your Christmas decorations.

Get creative with the windowsill behind

A great way to use your shutters this Christmas is to utilise any windowsill behind and have novelty items peeking through the slats when panels are closed. Whether it is a light up Santa, a cute little reindeer or a Christmas poinsettia, extending the room decorations to behind your shutters pushes the Christmas spirit into every corner of the room.

Use the shutters to reveal a Christmas countdown

Fixed furniture and the walls of your rooms aren’t the only way to fill the room with Christmas joy – why not use your windows as part of your Christmas decorations? A fun idea for family homes is to decorate the windows and on the countdown to Christmas reveal a different window decoration each day. Whether you scribe a message left by Santa, incorporate the windows and drawings in any elf on the shelf activities you might be doing or even change the countdown number each day, use your shutters for a big reveal when the panels are opened up. There are plenty of options available from major high street stores for decorating the windows directly to have a bit of fun either on the countdown to Christmas or even throughout the Christmas period.

Use the shutters as holders for the decorations

An option to Christmas-ify your shutters is to decorate them directly by hanging items off and giving them that extra bit of Christmas spirit. Whether it is hanging a unique bauble from the tilt rod or tactfully placing some holly or mistletoe around the shutter, it is a fun way to experiment with some Christmas design options. If decorating your shutters directly then be mindful of taking great care of your shutters and the finish on them, avoid using objects that could cause some damage to your fabulous shutters.

Shutters are a wonderful, long-lasting addition to any home and will be a luxurious part of your Christmas’s for many years to come. When purchasing the very best, trusting in the best company to offer it to you is a brilliant way to ensure that not only will your shutters be brilliantly long lasting, but the company that provided them for you will also be around for many years to come. Our friendly team are on hand to help with any queries you may have on 020 8871 9222 - start your shutter journey today! 

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