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and more shutters…

…which serve the same purpose as their colorful counterparts, but have become decorative in a very different way.  Lacking bright COLOR, they allow the architecture to take center stage, while serving as visual definition to windows and doors

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A bit more somber and sophisticated….

do you have a preference???

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Shutters…a design lesson

Just as every human life needs purpose, so do, in my opinion the elements of design – a purpose other than simply decorative.  Traditionally, shutters served a practical purpose.  They were hinged and equipped with latches so that they might be secured across doors and windows to provide privacy or protection.

In the process they become decorative as well – especially when splashed with COLOR!

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Can you see and sense the difference purpose makes……..????

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LAVENDER…

  …in all its glory

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while the fragrance is magnified, the blossoms can take on a melancholy aspect on a drizzly day

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every other row clipped to a perfect sphere

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I love the straight, clean lines of this variety

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and the naturally rounded growing habit

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a delight to the senses and the soul!!!

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