Hoosier Homemade
Hoosier Homemade
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Garden Art Re-Purposed Wood Shutter


To create a little whimsy and a lot of color to our side yard, we spray painted old wood shutters.
Re-purposed old shutters for added color
Re-purposed old shutters for added color
We added a seating area to enjoy a cup of coffee
We added a seating area to enjoy a cup of coffee
This is the before. Well...after all the weeds were pulled.
This is the before. Well...after all the weeds were pulled.
The shutters before they were scraped.
The shutters before they were scraped.
Put on several coats of Primer because the wood was so old it soaked up the paint.
Put on several coats of Primer because the wood was so old it soaked up the paint.
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1 question
  • Kim
    on Apr 21, 2017

    How did you stand them up?
    • Hoosier Homemade
      on Apr 22, 2017

      You can see step by step instructions on the post. But we used stakes.
    • Theresa Penrod
      Yesterday

      Some people don’t want to have to go to the posts to get that information. Please post basic instructions for us tech challenged or just plain shy people.

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  • TheKimSixFix
    on May 23, 2014

    These are so great. Especially for breaking up a large space so it feels more intimate.

  • Renee
    on Jun 8, 2014

    Thanks for the inspiration. I have some bi-fold doors to use...........

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