Ideas for bay window shutters

by Yvonne Keal

Product Management specialist

Published: 17/08/2017

Updated: 20/04/2023

Discover how shutters can transform your bay window

Bay windows are a popular feature – they let in so much light and offer expansive views. But these same benefits can be their detriment.

Ideal for controlling both light and privacy levels, made to measure shutters are an excellent solution for dressing bay windows. And with plenty of shutter styles custom colour options available you can find the exact shade to match your room, for a result that's tailored to your home and interior style.

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dark green full height shutters in a living room two white sofas glass table and black fire place surrounded by cream walls

George Clarke's bay window shutters ideas

Architect and TV presenter George Clarke loves a Victorian bay window and knows the best way to dress them. Watch this video to see why George chooses made to measure plantation shutters from the Hillarys range.

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Flexible solutions with tier on tier shutters for bay windows

Combining the benefits of full height and café style shutters in one, tier on tier shutters are a popular choice. Giving you full control of light and privacy levels, they’ll give you both a stylish and practical solution all year round.


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Choose your colour

Whether you want to match your shutters to your furniture, your wallpaper, or even a favourite ornament, we can help. Just ask your in-home advisor about customised colour, and they'll help you find the exact shade you're looking for.

Go bright and airy, dark and mysterious, or anything in between.

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Best for light control

Shutters are great for keeping rooms cool when the temperature rises, creating a cosy feel during cooler months and for controlling light all year round.

Close the louvres when the sun is at its hottest to keep rooms feeling cool, and open them fully to make the most of a gorgeous sunny morning. 

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Keep draughts at bay

With insulating properties, shutters provide an excellent barrier at your window to keep the cold out and the warmth in.

Trapping the cold air before it makes its way into your cosy room is the best form of defence against the chillier weather.


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Other ways to dress your bay

From box bays to bows, each shape is unique so it’s important to choose a window dressing that will fit perfectly. Here we show you how to make the most of this incredible period feature in your home with our made to measure blinds, curtains and shutters.

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