They were beautiful. They were grand and we really wanted to keep the original antique french windows and doors with their original patina and all of their gorgeous hardware intact.
But, they were no longer practical and it was always a challenge to see if we could open them without popping a window pane, let alone be able to close them.
Same with the shutters. Half were practically falling off their hinges, so we replaced those.
Before last week
And after. Now, we just have to decide the right color for the shutters.
We're leaning toward muted blues and greens and will paint a few test samples to make sure we get it right.
Someone else seemed pleased with the new windows