Ah shutters. If there is one architectural element that looks out of place it's a poorly proportioned or executed shutter.
These babies were originally intended to actually open and close so you must make sure the size and placement mimics that function and makes visual sense. These are too tall, too skinny, too few, the wrong shape and they are upside down.
Rory McDonnell is a General Contractor, Licensed Carpenter and Architectural Designer with Build, a construction firm in Stratford, Ontario, specializing in new custom homes and renovations.
I am a licensed carpenter,