Originally from Brighton, UK; California Shutters are a leading supplier of DIY made to measure wooden and plantation shutters, servicing across the UK.
; Quayside House, Basin Road House
Brighton and Hove
Sussex
BN41 1WF
United Kingdom

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Get the look: Scandi Interiors

California Shutters 10/07/2019 13:50:24

Hygge made a big impression here in the UK some years ago, and it’s a design trend that’s sure to stay. But here at California Shutters we’re wondering: now that the warm weather’s here, what about shaking things up with some cool, Scandinavian, summer style? Let's pay a visit to Northern Europe...
 

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Customer Stories: How Oli Transformed his Brighton Flat with our Full Height Shutters

California Shutters 29/05/2019 10:37:42

When a Brighton resident decided to install his own full height shutters, he was delighted with the results and the sense of achievement that followed.
 

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Interior design tips for a timeless kitchen

California Shutters 22/05/2019 09:59:55

With kitchens fast becoming the focal point in an increasing majority of homes, they need to be as visually appealing as they are practical. By choosing timeless kitchen elements, you'll save on money and avoid the hassle of having to remodel down the line. Here are our favourite design tips for a timeless kitchen. 

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10 home décor ways to make a new home homely

California Shutters 10/05/2019 09:35:57

Moving into a new home can be stressful enough without having to worry about decorating once you’ve finally made it in. Save yourself some much-needed time and energy by getting inspired with these 10 helpful new house decoration ideas.

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Choosing the perfect farmhouse table for your kitchen + a special offer for our readers

Farmhouse Table Co. 01/05/2019 11:49:37

The table is an important investment when styling your kitchen or dining room. After all, you’ll be sitting around this table for many years to come. With the help of our friends at the Farmhouse Table Co, here's what you need to think about when selecting your table. 
 

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Creating a Feature Wall in a Child's Bedroom

California Shutters 26/04/2019 13:05:53

If you’re planning on redecorating your children’s bedroom, a feature wall will totally transform the feel of their room. Here are our favourite ideas to get you started, including some out of this world ideas that’ll provide a real sense of fun. Create some space and reach for the stars!
 

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10 Home Renovation Instagram Accounts to Follow for Home Inspiration

California Shutters 22/01/2019 12:45:12 Styling

If you’re embarking on a home renovation project in need of home decor ideas, then look no further than these 10 must-follow Instagram accounts – they're documenting every inch of their renovation progress and taking the Instagram interiors world by storm.

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How to style a home office space (with video from RVK Loves)

California Shutters 15/01/2019 14:26:25 Home office, Shutters, Styling, Tier on Tier

Looking for home office ideas to make your workspace more inspiring? You’ll love these tips from Instagram-styling expert, Rebecca Sterling from @rvk_loves.

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Renovating a house? Mega savings to look out for in the Black Friday & Cyber Monday sales

California Shutters 12/11/2018 11:27:52

Our guide to the best Black Friday deals to look out for if you're renovating a house on a budget.

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Get the look: Wooden Shutters

California Shutters 24/10/2018 11:03:48 Shutters, Styling

Looking to create year-round cosiness in your home? Then wooden shutters are for you. Luxurious, warming and filled with character, here’s how to create your ideal look with our Grained Hardwood wooden shutter range.

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5 ways to warm up your rooms with cosy hygge style

California Shutters 26/09/2018 10:12:21 Styling, Winter

Want your home to feel warm and inviting this autumn and winter? Our guest blogger Lucy Searle, Editor-in-Chief of RealHomes.com tells you five sure-fire ways with the latest home trends

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10 nursery room decor ideas you’ll love

California Shutters 21/09/2018 13:54:34

Counting down the months or weeks to a new arrival? Create a fabulous scheme with these nursery room decor ideas.

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California Shutters + Painthouse collaboration

California Shutters 05/09/2018 10:17:43 Colour Match Service, Custom Shutters, Shutters

**Offer now closed. Stay tuned for our next collaboration!**

Want to give your home a unique look? This could be your opportunity. California Shutters are proud to announce an exclusive collaboration with a new, contemporary paint brand, Painthouse, who have have released 72 new colours in their debut collection, now available to colour match to any of our shutters. 

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Kids’ bedroom ideas from tots to teens

California Shutters 10/08/2018 16:11:58 Bedroom, Children's, rooms

Put together a scheme both you and your children will love with these bedroom design ideas

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New build interiors – How to bring character to a new build home

California Shutters 09/07/2018 12:37:53 Shutters, Styling

Want to give your new-build home character and style? Shutters are the answer. Find out how they can benefit your place

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Get the look: A coastal interior (with white shutters)

California Shutters 15/06/2018 17:06:27 Shutters, Styling

Make waves with your interior design by bringing a simple, serene, seaside look to your home with these easy-to-achieve decorating tips to complement your white shutters.

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The essential guide to interior design styles

California Shutters 28/05/2018 08:00:00 Shutters, Styling

Want to give your home a style revamp? Creating a new look needn’t be a challenge. We’ve put together all you need to know to create the top interior design styles in your home, and (naturally) we’ll tell you which shutters work best in each. Here’s the lowdown…

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Why shutters are the best treatment for loft windows

California Shutters 25/05/2018 08:00:00 Bathroom, Bedroom, Loft

Loft windows needn’t be tricky to dress. Shutters are smart and effective for dormer windows and skylights. Find out why...

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How to choose shutters for bedrooms

California Shutters 16/05/2018 13:13:40 Bedroom

More than just a style choice, shutters are the perfect window dressing for bedrooms for all sorts of practical reasons.

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How to install shutters on UPVC windows and UPVC conservatories

California Shutters 16/05/2018 11:49:24 Conservatory, Custom, Shutters, UPVC, windows

Shutters can be installed onto UPVC windows and doors, so whether you want to dress windows or a conservatory made from the material, find out how easy it is to add shading and privacy with our step by step guide. 

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10 easy spring cleaning hacks for your home

California Shutters 01/02/2018 11:48:51 Bathroom, Bedroom

There’s no need to invest in a lot of expensive products to get your place sparkling for the new season. Make it look its best in the sunshine with a few household basics and our fabulous spring cleaning tips

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Dining room inspiration for 2018

California Shutters 05/01/2018 09:36:23 Bay Windows, Café style, Custom Shutters, Dining room, Full height

A dining room must be multi-functional – it’s where you’ll snack, socialise and even sort out your paperwork. How to decorate your dining room so that it can be easily transformed, whatever the occasion? Find out here

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Why shutters are the best window dressing for winter

California Shutters 07/12/2017 09:51:59 Christmas, Full height, Winter

Feeling the chill indoors? Hating the long, dark evenings? Need some cold weather window coverings? Shutters will make your home feel warm, welcoming and less wintry. Find out how

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Shop smart on Black Friday

California Shutters 16/11/2017 11:10:25 Black Friday

Looking for great deals for your home on Black Friday? Discover our top tips on what to look for and where to buy interiors and DIY bargains

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How to repair plantation window shutters

California Shutters 06/10/2017 09:54:02 plantation, Repairs, shutters

In the unlikely event that you ever need to repair your wooden shutters, here's an easy guide to help you restore them back to their former glory.

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Design ideas for your conservatory

California Shutters 06/09/2017 10:19:14 Bay Windows, Café style, Custom Shutters, Full height

Extend the time you can spend in the conservatory this year with interior inspiration for keeping it inviting and cosy long after the summer’s gone

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It’s a blackout

California Shutters 21/05/2017 09:32:32 Bedroom, Blinds

With summer approaching, mornings and evenings are getting ever lighter. Choose solid shutters to block out the light – and do much, much more.
 

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Shutters for awkward window shapes: customer review

California Shutters 12/04/2017 10:29:25 Custom Shutters

Do you have an oddly-shaped window that’s a nightmare to find the right treatment for? Window shutters are a dream solution – as one California Shutters customer reveals
 

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Installing window shutters in your bathroom

California Shutters 24/01/2017 08:43:23 Bathroom, Café style, Full height, Polyvinyl

Planning home improvements for the year ahead? If you’re redecorating your bathroom, getting the window dressing right means shutters. 

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Why Special Shape Shutters Are Perfect for Unusual Windows

California Shutters 20/12/2016 14:07:15

Unusual shaped windows can present a real challenge when it comes to finding suitable window coverings for them, and you may find yourself very limited in choice when it comes to curtains and blinds. Fortunately a solution is at hand in the form of bespoke special shape shutters – which can be custom built to fit any window, regardless of shape or size. 

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Transform Your Home with American Shutters

California Shutters 20/12/2016 14:05:06

In recent years there has been a steady increase in the adoption of American shutters in UK homes. These permanent, louvered shutters have long been ubiquitous in the States, and they are fast becoming a go-to solution for British homeowners who want an energy-efficient, attractive alternative to curtains and blinds.

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Solid shutters

California Shutters 20/12/2016 14:01:00

Dramatic. Practical. Insulating. Secure. The benefits of solid shutters go on. Whether you opt for raised panels or shaker style; go neutral or bold, they’re sure to make an impact in your home.

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Full height shutters

California Shutters 20/12/2016 13:55:31

As the name suggests, these are single, full-height shutters that cover the entire window and open as one unit. They are simple and elegant but give you a dramatic finish. If you're looking for standard door shutters, or shutters for French doors, this style is also a great choice.

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A blogger’s guide to installing our shutters

Want to fit quality shutters in your home but worried about the installation process? We teamed up with The Home That Made Me blogger Charlotte Valentine who has recently fitted shutters in her home to show just how easy it is. Here’s her (abridged) review of installing our shutters from start to finish…

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How to design the perfect dressing room

California Shutters 02/11/2016 12:12:49 Bedroom, Café style, Full height, Home office, Polyvinyl

They’re the must-have room for buyers, but dressing rooms aren’t just fashionable: they’re a practical addition to a home, too. Here’s how to design yours in 10 easy steps

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California Shutters at B&Q

CALIFORNIA SHUTTERS 05/08/2016 08:58:48 B&Q

While California Shutters have always been partnered with the UK's biggest and most well know hardware store B&Q - only now have we started a physical appearance in stores. 

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Trade secrets of interior design

CALIFORNIA SHUTTERS 01/06/2016 10:29:13 Bathroom, Bedroom, Dining room, Full height, Hall, Kitchen, Living room, Polyvinyl

Want the interiors of your home to look as good as those designed by the experts? Then step a little closer because we’re going to let you in on the secrets of the decorating professionals. Result? You’ll have the knowhow to make every room fantastic.

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Transform your garden

CALIFORNIA SHUTTERS 21/04/2016 10:38:01 Café style, Full height, Polyvinyl, Solid, Tier on Tier

Are your front and back gardens doing your home justice? If they’re nothing but a home for wheelie bins and a patch of paving or grass, it’s time to take them in hand. These easy makeovers will turn them from best ignored to best in class .

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How to decorate a kitchen diner

CALIFORNIA SHUTTERS 09/03/2016 12:08:13 Dining room, Full height, Kitchen

Want to revamp your kitchen diner so that it’s good looking and on trend as well as practical? Find out how here.

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How to design and plan the perfect ensuite bathroom

California Shutters 07/10/2015 13:32:13 Bathroom, Full height, Polyvinyl, Solid, Tier on Tier

Fitting and decorating an ensuite bathroom creates particular challenges. Check out our expert advice and get your room right first time.

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California Shutters take home best eCommerce Design Award!

California Shutters 01/10/2015 08:58:27 Competition

Last night, California Shutters & our media company True Digital won the award for the best eCommerce design. Proving once and for all that our shutter-buying experience is the best you can get!

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How to design and plan the perfect hallway

Lucy Searle 03/09/2015 11:28:43 Café style, Full height, Hall, Polyvinyl, Solid, Tier on Tier

It’s the first space you, your guests and – if selling’s on the agenda this autumn – potential buyers see when the front door’s opened, so give your hall a style boost. We have all the ideas you need.

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How to design the perfect open plan kitchen diner

Sarah Warwick 22/07/2015 09:15:38 Café style, Full height, Kitchen, Polyvinyl, Solid, Tier on Tier

Extending or knocking through to create a bigger kitchen that will include a diner and living area, too? Here’s how to plan your space and furnish it successfully.

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How to make your rooms feel bigger - without spending £££S

We don’t know about you, but by January, we’ve spent enough time cooped up indoors, we’re fed up with tripping over Christmas presents and we’ve begun to think our homes are looking small and decidedly in need of a revamp. Then we realise we spent all our cash over the holidays… Despair not, people, we’ve got 10 easy ways to make your rooms feel bigger and brighter – with minimum spend!

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10 ways to refresh your home for the new year

A new year means a new start – or at least a few resolutions. Instead of depriving yourself of chips, chocolate or wine, why not focus on your home? A small change can be all that’s needed to create a fresh new look in every room. The added bonus is that while you’re thinking about your interiors, you won’t be focusing on what you’re missing out on –which in our experience makes it all the more tempting. Result all round.

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