Do It Yourself: Holiday Card Shutters




Shutters painted in Red Pepper decorated with Christmas cards and ornaments.

The holidays are a festive time to make an amazing first impression as guests enter your winter wonderland. Bring some holiday cheer home with an easy and fun way to display cards using our color of the month Red Pepper. This month, transform window shutters into holiday card holders that you can mount on the wall or prop up against furniture. This shutter can also be used all year long as a great accent piece.

Red Pepper PPU2-2 paint can.
With its warm undertones, Red Pepper is the perfect color to spice up your holidays.

Difficulty Level: Beginner

Time To Complete: 30 – 45 minutes


Overhead shot of materials needed.
  • Behr Paint: Red Pepper PPU2-2
  • Pair of Shutters 12 in. x 31 in.
  • Paint Brush
  • Holiday Decor

Paint Your Shutters

Use your paint brush to evenly apply paint on to shutters.

Hand brushing Red Pepper paint over white shutters

Make sure to position your paint bristles at an angle to paint hard to reach places.

Hand painting in hard to reach places.

Let the shutters completely dry before painting the back side. Apply a second coat of paint if needed.


Wall: Chic Gray PPU26-10

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To learn more about the inspiration behind Red Pepper please see our Color of the Month Article.

Colorfully yours,

Daniela Donato

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Comments (2)

  • Greg Sonata says...

    Holding card shutters are quite a thing these days, and I can’t believe that they’re gaining popularity just now. They’ve been such an essential for such a long time, and the service they provide is impeccable.

    • Deanna Torrez says...

      Thank you Greg for visiting our blog!
      We love this DIY holiday shutter.

      Colorfully Yours,

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