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Leaded Glass Home windows Challenge • Snazzy Residence

Leaded Glass Home windows Challenge • Snazzy Residence


Leaded glass is a standard phrase for what really known as leadlight glass. We scored 9 classic leaded glass cupboards for under $50. Right here is our plan to provide them a second life!

Our household room transformation has been sluggish as we determine one of the best ways to configure this house. Except for portray the room white and altering the mantel coloration not a lot has modified. You possibly can see all of our household room initiatives to-date right here. I nonetheless have lots of massive concepts for this house!

9 Leaded Glass Cupboard doorways for $50 on Fb Market

Then I discovered these lovely leaded glass cupboards on Fb Market for $50. Lastly, the architectural aspect I’ve been ready for! When you bear in mind, I made my very own fake leaded glass cupboards in our final home. However I like that these are genuine, and in good situation! So, what’s our plan?

The reply: construct a PONY WALL

A pony wall (or half wall) to create a ravishing architectural divide between our dinette and residing space. By incorporating the leaded glass cupboards right into a pony wall, we are able to enclose the brand new built-ins in a trendy manner plus acquire each cupboard house and counter house. This may create a ravishing separation between the dinette and household room. This has at all times been useless house behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

This may assist us clear up a number of design dilemmas which I’ll clarify beneath.

Pony Partitions Develop Storage

In our kitchen, we want extra counter and tabletop house. A pony wall will enable us to have a pleasant serving house between the kitchen and household room (we like to entertain!) Plus we plan to take away some cabinetry within the kitchen (and can be shedding storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who needs to make these rooms extra cohesive and circulate collectively whereas embracing a neoclassic look. Beneath is an image of the itemizing photograph earlier than we moved in.

BEFORE: Itemizing photograph of dinette. See the after right here

Add Architectural Parts

Leaded glass was very fashionable in Greek Revival, neoclassical homes. We agree that our inside leans towards neoclassical, and whereas our home isn’t really from that interval, it will likely be enjoyable including these components. Through the use of the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it can create the proper interval trying constructed ins (no less than we expect so). Mark and I will even be making the spherical columns sq. and incorporating them into the design. Spherical is extra period-accurate however we simply want sq. pillars.

Cames are the steel / lead portion supporting the window panes, which had been all are in good situation. This may give the house a ravishing classic look that we each love.

Make Our Kitchen Appear Larger

Our our total home is a protracted and slender in addition to open idea. This pony wall will assist to attach these areas, plus make sense out of a useless house behind the sofa. Extra space for storing in our kitchen is at all times a plus!

Add Aptitude with Cremone Bolts

I additionally bought some lovely Cremone bolt {hardware} from Amazon. So the plan is to provide it a French industrial look. An ideal excuse to provide it a tiny bit of contemporary French touches which I like!

New flooring will occur after this mission and the kitchen island is redone. A brand new sofa is coming since our present configuration is a bit awkward. Extra on that quickly. We’re looking for a deeper sofa and going to maneuver our Ikea couches to our upstairs touchdown.

We’re drawing up our plans and we’ve already bought the wooden. We’ll hold you posted on our progress!

See my earlier Fake Leaded Glass mission right here!

DIY Faux Leaded Glass Installing the Metal Strips
Fake leaded glass, which I added in our kitchen in our earlier home.

Progress updates are coming quickly!



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