Living Room Shutters

Your living room is a place to relax, entertain friends, and showcase your interior style.

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Plantation shutters can help create warmth, intimacy and ambience, as well as provide that finishing touch to any style. Here we’ll show you why shutters are the perfect window covering for living rooms.

Window dressing ideas for the living room

Are you thinking of updating your living room window treatments? You're probably deciding between shutters, blinds and curtains. Each of these three window treatments has their own benefits, but we're here to explain why shutters make an excellent choice for lounge window dressings.

Why choose window shutters for the lounge?

If you’ve walked along a Victorian terraced street in the UK, you’ve seen the impact window shutters can have on the front of a home. Lounge shutters do what curtains and blinds cannot - they add kerb appeal. In fact, studies show that they even increase the value of a property.


Plus, they look just as good on the inside as they do on the outside and can complete an interior look. We constantly get feedback from customers on how their shutters draw positive comments from visitors. It’s the California wow factor.

Which shutter styles best suit the lounge?

We always say that it depends on the size and style of your windows. Grand box bays or tall windows are ideally suited to full height, tier on tier or café style shutters.


Cafe style shutters can also work well on casement windows and sash windows or those with patterns or crittal framing, for example. If you’re going for something a bit more classical, solid shutters can evoke images of Bath or Edinburgh townhouses. Full height shutters are definitely the safest choice as they work well on most lounge windows.

Vivid White wooden white box bay window shutters and navy sofa

Berkeley Full Height shutters in Vivid White

Which material is best for living room shutters?

Any of our shutter materials work in the living room. Choose Faux wood shutters if you want an exceptional value, durable, smooth finish shutter at a record lead time.


If you want to go for a touch of extra class then our limewash hardwood has the unique quality of showing off the wood’s grain. And if you’re looking for something a bit more colourful, choose our painted wooden shutters.

Are living room plantation shutters easy to measure and fit?

The short answer is, yes! When it comes to installing DIY plantation shutters, simply slot together the frame pieces and line them up on your windows using a spirit level.


Once you’ve slotted the panels into place, fix the frame to your window or wall using the pre-drilled screw holes.


Our easy-to-follow guides should be enough, but you can always send an image of your window to our helpful team if you’d like a little extra help. We’re always here to lend a hand.

What colour window dressing will suit my lounge?

This is completely down to personal preference. We recommend choosing white wooden shutters if you’re a little unsure because it matches with the majority of interior styles.


However, that’s not to say you can’t express yourself with something a little different.


We have a wide array of cream shutters, greys, wood stains, and grain lime wash finishes. Half the fun is in the choosing, and the choice is all yours.

Shop our living room shutter collections

No matter your style or window type, we'll find your perfect living room shutters. Need a hand? Here are a few of our top picks:


Berkeley full height shutters

  • Full window coverage with a classic central tilt rod.
  • Made from sustainable paulownia hardwood.


Oakland tier on tier shutters

  • The perfect balance of light, privacy, and uninterrupted views.
  • Features hidden tilt rod and top and bottom sections for excellent light control.

Sacramento full height

  • Solid panel shutters that work wonderfully in period properties.
  • Excellent light reduction for a perfect night's sleep.

LA Urban full height

  • Modern, contemporary look, inspired by industrial décor styles.
  • Exceptional light reduction.


Ready to elevate your space? Shop our collection of living room shutters today.


How DIY shutters work

Ready to add some sophistication to your space? Here's how to get the look for less.

Step 1 Measure


Grab a tape measure and get started with our easy guides.

Step 2 Configure


Got your measurements? Now it's time to customise.

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Step 3 Install


You'll be amazed by how easy it is to fit your new shutters.

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