What Colors Should Shutters Be? Let Us Help!

Feb 21, 2024 | Interior Design, Interior Shutters

White is a popular color for shutters, but it’s not the only choice. If you want your shutters to be exciting but need help deciding which color to choose, Louver Shop can help you customize them to complement any interior.

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Black Shutters Make a Bold Statement

Black is a statement-making choice in any capacity, including shutters. Small doses bring a sense of sophistication and luxury to a room, but too much can make a space feel gloomy and unwelcoming. Black shutters are breathtaking when you pair them with lighter neutral shades like white and gray.

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Wood Stain Shutters Colors

Wood stain finishes are the second most popular color choice behind white. The wide range of stain colors makes accenting the décor of any space easy. Deep, rich colors like dark red and chocolate brown give rooms a warm, cozy ambiance. Light stains are airy and energizing and look great in sunny kitchens and playrooms. We can create a custom shutter wood color that matches any wood element in a room, like cabinetry or furniture.

Shutter Color and Trim: Should They Match?

Your shutters and trim can match, but they don’t have to. Choosing a shutter color that coordinates with the trim in a room is a foolproof design that creates a seamless, cohesive appearance. On the other hand, a wood stain shutter color against white trim creates an understated contrast. Choosing a mid-tone stain can also help you tie shutters throughout multiple rooms together.

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Create a Fun Space with Colorful Shutters

Despite their classic style, shutters can pull off every color of the rainbow. Brightly colored shutters have artistic appeal and lessen the need for additional wall art. Combining vibrant shutters with abundant art will create a bustling space without space for your eyes to rest. Color significantly impacts a room’s mood, so consider that when designing your shutters. Use this guide as a starting point when selecting shutter colors:

  • Red is one of the most intense, energizing colors; a little goes a long way. It’s not the best color to use in relaxing spaces like bedrooms. 
  • Brown is an exceptionally versatile color that is warm and comforting. You can pair brown with most colors, and it’s a fantastic way to ground energetic hues like yellow and orange.
  • Blue and green are ideal shades for calming, tranquil spaces. Both colors are excellent for bedrooms, bathrooms, and living rooms in light and dark hues.
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Go Green with Shutters

No matter what color you choose, LouverWood™ Plantation Shutters are an energy-efficient option. Dense cellular PVC construction makes them three times more insulating than wood shutters, and our patented DuraGlide™ Tensioning Systems ensures the louvers will stay in place without tightening or adjusting down the road. We make LouverWood™ Plantation Shutters in the United States with an average turnaround time of just four weeks.

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Design Colorful Custom Shutters with Louver Shop

Enjoy the quality products and excellent service of small businesses when you design custom shutters with Louver Shop. We offer free in-home consultations and flexible financing options to fit nearly every budget. Find your local design consultant today to get started!