Exterior Window Treaments to DIY
Exterior window treaments like shutters, window boxes, and awnings add curb appeal and beauty to your home! Try these, and see more ideas on the previous page.
Window boxes are easy to build yourself and add both character and color when you fill them with beautiful flowers! I shared a few links to tutorials above, and here are some of my favorite less-than-boxy window boxes. Having separate flower pots makes it easy to bring your blooms inside and help them flourish year-round!
Window Ledge with Plant Pots | Chiot’s Run
Tutorial for Window Shelf With Set-In Flower Pots | Our Vintage Home Love
Instructions for 2×4 and Duct Cover Window Box | Better Homes and Gardens
Window Ledge Seats | Sharon Neuman Architects via Freshome
Window grills can add security without looking like prison bars. Just look at these beautiful window grills I found:
Open Outdoor Window with Grill | Grizzly Iron, Inc on Houzz
Curved Wrought Iron Window Grill with Planter Shelf | Grizzly Iron, Inc via Houzz
Non-Traditional Window Treatments
And then there are always a few features that I find that just don’t fit the other categories. Creativity knows no bounds!
I love this horizontal mounted shutter style window covering:
And can you imagine having the whole wall of windows open up so you can walk outside? Awesome for parties!
Seasonal Outdoor Window Decor
What to do with those window boxes when the flowers fade? Add some holiday decor!
And swap it out for winter-style greenery or pinecones for the holidays.
And Thrifty Decor Chick shows you how to hang wreaths on your shutters — no more blocking your window view!
What kind of outdoor window treatment do you have on your home? I love our shutters, but my (new) windows could sure use a good cleaning before winter hits (like DIY Divas teach here)… How about yours?
For more great window treatment ideas, check out these:
Lorene has been behind the scenes here at Remodelaholic for more than a decade! She believes that planning projects and actually completing them are two different hobbies, but that doesn't stop her from planning at least a dozen projects at any given time. She spends her free time creating memories with her husband and 5 kids, traveling as far as she can afford, and partaking of books in any form available.