We all know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to your home, curb appeal is everything. Whether you plan to move, or just want to freshen up the outside of your house, there’s a lot a DIYer can do to improve the outside of their property.

These DIY shutters are a great project for carpenters of all levels. We love it for its relative simplicity, given the great impact it can have on the look (and value!) of your property. Why invest the large expense in buying new shutters when you can make them yourself?

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