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Opt For Casual Shutters

Install wood shutters in a dining room instead of drapery to keep the room relaxed.

Wood shutters are a staple for casual, seaside style. When open, they invite plenty of sunshine; closed, they keep interiors cool. Shiny terracotta floor tiles add Mediterranean warmth, while a raw-wood pedestal table and X-back chairs slip-covered in linen add to the cottage theme.

For more beachy and nautical rooms, see our Seaside-Inspired Interiors photo gallery.

  • Photographer: Monic Richard
  • Source: House & Home April 2010 issue
  • Products: Table, chairs, Moutarde Décor; chandelier, Boutique Comfort; bowls, pitcher, Arthur Quentin; napkins, The Bay; wall panelling, Darren Wooley; wall colour, Chantilly Lace (OC-65), Benjamin Moore.
  • Designer: Susan Kaufman

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