Window Trellis

Here's a smart idea - create a wood-slat trellis/shelf over a window adding a hinge; add flowers for Spring & Summer then you can simply fold-it down and it becomes a storm shutter for the winter. For more great ideas, visit our Facebook page:

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  • Connie Connie on May 05, 2017
    Will this trellis block the sun from shining in a southern window?


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  • Ida Hennessey Ida Hennessey on May 05, 2015
    Thanks, Brian. That's really nice, and I'll be referring back to it in June, when I'll have time to build mine.
  • Connie Connie on Jun 24, 2018

    No. I needed something that would block the sun from shining in the window as I have migraines and my eyes are very light sensitive. I did find a photo of what I needed on by entering "rustic window awning". I have had them installed and they are a complete success and look great against my stone house. The ones shown here are decorative, but would not have solved my problem.