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Leaded Glass Home windows Mission • Snazzy Residence


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

Our household room transformation has been gradual as we determine the easiest way to configure this area. Apart from portray the room white and altering the mantel shade not a lot has modified. You may see all of our household room initiatives to-date right here. I nonetheless have plenty of large concepts for this area!

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! If you happen to keep in mind, I made my very own fake leaded glass cupboards in our final home. However I really 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 stupendous architectural divide between our dinette and dwelling 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 approach plus achieve each cupboard area and counter area. It will create a stupendous separation between the dinette and household room. This has all the time been lifeless area behind a sofa, so this is smart for us!

It will assist us remedy a number of design dilemmas which I’ll clarify beneath.

Pony Partitions Develop Storage

In our kitchen, we’d like extra counter and tabletop area. A pony wall will permit us to have a pleasant serving area between the kitchen and household room (we like to entertain!) Plus we plan to take away some cabinetry within the kitchen (and shall be dropping storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who needs to make these rooms extra cohesive and circulate 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 extremely popular 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 (at the very least we predict 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 choose sq. pillars.

Cames are the metallic / lead portion supporting the window panes, which had been all are in good situation. It will give the area a stupendous classic look that we each love.

Make Our Kitchen Appear Larger

Our our complete 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 lifeless area behind the sofa. Extra space for storing in our kitchen is all the time a plus!

Add Aptitude with Cremone Bolts

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

New flooring will occur after this challenge 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 preserve you posted on our progress!

See my earlier Fake Leaded Glass challenge 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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