Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Shutter Obsession

"OMG, look at those Beautiful Blue Shutters!"  Photo courtesy of my Navigator and best Sista Eva! 
When we were in Europe this past summer, I became obsessed with shutters.  Enjoy a trip down shutter lane.

One Shutter

White Shutters
(This was the house we stayed in in A small little town outside of Paris.)
Chateau de Jon Villiers.  I HIGHLY recommend it!

No Shutters
in Fontainbleu

Closed Shutters

Mountain Shutters
Somewhere between France and Italy

A Table Set in Cassis, amongst Beautiful Shutters

Simple Shutters


Colorful shutters
Cinque Terre, Italy
Roller Shutters
Bra, Italy
Where my sister is studying at SlowFood International

"Can I Fit them in my suitcase" Shutters
A Store in Provence

Rustic Shutters
Aix en Provence

Garage Shutters.
Aix en Provence
Forem Des Cardeurs in Aix en Provence

Now I ask you this question.....
Could you IMAGINE a ShutterLESS Europe?

I Shutter to think! 
(I couldn't help myself!)



pve design said...

I shudder to think of a shutterless window in Europe.
I have the same images and another file of doors.

designchic said...

Shutters are like the jewelry - love the gorgeous images!

Loretta Fontaine (APPLESandRUBIES) said...

Gretchen- So beautiful and practical!

The photography is fantastic!


James Curtis said...

Brilliant photography, very similar to houses found in Spain, France and Italian countrysides.

Paper Shredder

Nina John said...

Excellent article, just another request, would you be able to elaborate the fourth paragraph in more depth please? Thanks
This is a very exciting blog post, I have been looking for this know how. Just so you recognize I located your blog when I was finding for sites like my own, so please look at my site anytime and write me a short review to let me know how you feel.
Cccam Server | Cardsharing | Cardsharing Server | Dreambox Cccam | Dreambox Cardsharing

Brigitte said...

i am from France and when i arrived in USA, i was surprised by the size of American shutters, because it was less that the half of the window??? and i understand it was just decoration.
i love at morning open the window and open the shutters to see the weather outside...

Shutters said...

What can I say? The shutters are absolutely fabulous and look far better than even I had imagined. shutters houston

Clipping Path Service said...

I really like and appreciate your post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
clipping path service