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Louver Shop Joins the Spring 2021 One Room Challenge

Check out the spring 2021 One Room Challenge™! Sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens, Louver Shop joins a team of quality home décor products and brand sponsors. We’ve partnered with a hand-selected designer to update a room while a nationwide audience watches their progress.

Better Homes & Gardens sponsors the One Room Challenge twice each year around the spring and fall. Twenty design influencers are welcomed as Featured Designers to refurbish a space over the course of eight weeks in their residences. Every Wednesday, the designers record their process while sharing inspiration, sources and professional advice. For the spring 2021 event, their interior design is completed by June 24. Louver Shop is proud to include our window treatments for use in this year’s design.

Susan Hill Interior Design wanted quality window treatments for her family’s gaming room to display both high-end design and smooth functionality. As the #1 American-made shutter brand, Louver Shop was the right pick. Craig Amick with Louver Shop of Charlotte partnered directly with Susan in building the perfect custom shutters. They have been made specifically with Susan’s design in mind to bring the room to life.

Louver Shop of Columbia can help you in a similar way. Elevate your interior design with our broad variety of quality window treatments. Manufactured in the United States, premium materials complement beautiful design. Think about taking advantage of our free, in-home consultation. We transport the showroom floor right to you, sharing models and color options. Reach out to our staff at 888-428-1415 to schedule an appointment!

Meet Susan Hill, Our Featured Designer

Susan Hill is the CEO and Principal Designer of Susan Hill Interior Design. She is an award-winning licensed professional interior designer specializing in architectural and interior design in addition to construction. Examples of her work can be read about in many different publications.

Susan adopts a “function first” approach for her designs. The space is built around her client's unique lifestyle and business goals. Practicality melds together with a bold perspective, influenced by her extensive treks across the globe. Clients have the ability to bring themselves more closely into their home décor where the final products show off depth and confidence.

Winning the One Room Challenge

Susan’s talents are detailed in her plan for her family’s game room—the room she’ll be transforming during the One Room Challenge.


“When Better Homes & Gardens asked me to be a featured designer, my kids suggested right away that I change our playroom over to a gaming room,” Susan said. “I was excited when I saw Louver Shop was a sponsor, because shutters are the perfect way to be able to manage privacy and light.”

This partnership demonstrates what creative professionals can accomplish with top sources. “My firm specializes in architectural design and construction,” Susan explained. “The majority of what we do is try to create a classic, clean foundation. We consider privacy treatments to be part of that.”

The design itself centers on crisp horizontal lines while pops of charcoal draw the eye (a specific request from Susan’s daughter) in the trim, outlet covers and a few furniture pieces. Susan will be incorporating classic Louver Shop shutters with the PerfectView Louver Control System. By hiding the tilt bar from view, Susan’s horizontal lines are smooth. Our custom plantation shutters provide functional style, making them a perfect complement for these types of projects.

Susan values the simplicity. “I tend to follow the design principles that the Romans and Greeks executed so well—especially repetition. If I’ve got horizontal lines in a room, I prefer for those to be continuous so I can carry them throughout the room. Without the divider and vertical rod in the shutters, I’ll be able to have very clean lines while controlling the light in the room.”

What’s Next for Susan’s Design

Keep up with The One Room Challenge as Louver Shop partners with Susan to bring her design to life. We’ll be showing off frequent updates from her project on Instagram.

You can also see Susan’s progress directly here:

  • Check for weekly blogs on the Susan Hill Interior Design website
  • Keep up with daily progress on Susan’s Instagram
  • See Susan’s inspiration on Pinterest

Add Custom Shutters to Your Own Design Now

Feeling encouraged by the One Room Challenge? Louver Shop of Columbia balance your sense of style with beautiful window treatments. Our design professionals can offer a free in-home consultation to support you with your interior design. We arrive with a number of models and color options for you to inspect, and we’re happy to answer any questions.

Whether you’re redecorating a whole room or just seeking the ideal finishing touch, Louver Shop of Columbia has a window treatment solution for you. We’ve been making homes like yours attractive since 1972. Contact us at 888-428-1415 or schedule your free consultation online now!