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Leaded Glass Home windows Mission • Snazzy Residence


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

Our household room transformation has been sluggish as we resolve the easiest way to configure this house. Except for portray the room white and altering the mantel colour not a lot has modified. You possibly can see all of our household room tasks to-date right here. I nonetheless have a number of large concepts for this house!

9 Leaded Glass Cupboard doorways for $50 on Fb Market

Then I discovered these stunning leaded glass cupboards on Fb Market for $50. Lastly, the architectural ingredient I’ve been ready for! For those who keep 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 lovely architectural divide between our dinette and residing space. By incorporating the leaded glass cupboards right into a pony wall, we will enclose the brand new built-ins in a classy means plus acquire each cupboard house and counter house. This can create a lovely separation between the dinette and household room. This has at all times been lifeless house behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

This can assist us resolve just a few design dilemmas which I’ll clarify under.

Pony Partitions Increase Storage

In our kitchen, we’d like 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 will likely be dropping storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who needs to make these rooms extra cohesive and circulation collectively whereas embracing a neoclassic look. Under is an image of the itemizing picture earlier than we moved in.

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

Add Architectural Components

Leaded glass was highly regarded in Greek Revival, neoclassical homes. We agree that our inside leans towards neoclassical, and whereas our home isn’t actually from that interval, it will likely be enjoyable including these components. Through the use of the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it’s going to create the proper interval trying constructed ins (at the very least we predict so). Mark and I may also be making the spherical columns sq. and incorporating them into the design. Spherical is extra period-accurate however we simply favor sq. pillars.

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

Make Our Kitchen Appear Greater

Our our complete home is an extended and slender in addition to open idea. This pony wall will assist to attach these areas, plus make sense out of a lifeless house behind the sofa. Extra cupboard space in our kitchen is at all times a plus!

Add Aptitude with Cremone Bolts

I additionally bought some stunning 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 recent French touches which I like!

New flooring will occur after this undertaking 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 purchasing 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 are going to hold you posted on our progress!

See my earlier Fake Leaded Glass undertaking 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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