Friday, July 22, 2011

Old Windows: Use Them In So Many Ways as Decor

Have you seen this new fun way to use old windows in your home as a great decor item?  I love the look!  You can find old window frames at thrift and antique stores or recycling stores.  Another source is a window replacement store. This one is being used in the hallway, at the back or the front door, to hang purses, backpacks and coats etc.

Make this cute window picture frame as seen on the Nate Berkus show. Complete instructions included SOURCE

Love the look of the old window, especially with the shutters frame it. SOURCE

How about using a window make jazz up a outdoor flower box. Cute! Click on the Source link to see a lot more cute ideas for using windows in your home.  SOURCE

What an adorable item for the nursery. Clever display and art at the same time. Looks like they didn't do anything to the frame...just put it up.  SOURCE

This frame was used at a wedding for a menu board. Darling! SOURCE

Place your favorite scrapbook papers inside each window pane to make a clever piece of art. They've also put 4 different knobs on the bottom frame. TUTORIAL

 If you go over to Cozy Cottage you'll find out how she finishes this frame.

I  love what they did to this frame-So fun for a girls bedroom. SOURCE

 Love this display of a family photo  Find these great things at Or So She Says

    Isn't this great way to display your family photos! Or So She Says

Put a mirror behind the old frame for yet another great look! Or So She Says

Love how they filled each frame/pane with a family photographs 
To see more click Here (Our Humble Abode)

If you're having a hard time finding one of these old windows then here is a great solution. Make your own out of any size picture frame!  All you need is old frame, paint, stain and trim pieces for window grid. Use a small frame or a large frame.  The good news is you can make it to fit perfectly in that space in your home.  To see a step-by-step tutorial at "Today's Fabulous Finds" click  Here

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