So I'm looking for white shutters for the two lonely windows on the right side of my house. Keep in mind the link goes to my old images, I haven't posted new pictures of the landscaping transformation, but I will very soon.
Okay so back to my story, since I currently have vinyl siding I decided to buy vinyl shutters.
I found a big site on-line with many images of high-end homes showcasing their shutters. They had a bunch of colours and only one white. In my experience, when there is only one white option it's a standard bright white. So that's the one I chose as my trim is white.
When the shutters arrived, they were cream, not even remotely in the category of even an off-white. They said "Too bad, so sad, you did not order a sample so you're stuck with them".
Not to mention they were really cheap looking and just plain ugly. So, I will drop them off at a Habitat for Humanity at some point but now I'm on the hunt again.
This time, I thought I'd just check with you since ordering on-line can be such a crap-shoot.
Here's when shutters look the best. When they look like they can cover the windows when they're closed even though they are decorative. Mine will not be that large but the maximum width in vinyl shutters seems to be 18" which would work on my windows.
If you're thinking of installing shutters on your home, I would not use them on large, wide windows. I have never seen a home where this looked good.
So over to you my lovelies, can anyone give me a lead on where I can purchase shutters that will look good and actually be white?
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