Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Leaded Glass Home windows Challenge |

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

Our household room transformation has been sluggish as we determine one of the simplest ways to configure this area. Except for portray the room white and altering the mantel shade not a lot has modified. You possibly can see all of our household room initiatives to-date right here. I nonetheless have a number of huge 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 factor I’ve been ready for! Should you 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 ravishing architectural divide between our dinette and dwelling space. By incorporating the leaded glass cupboards right into a pony wall, we will enclose the brand new built-ins in a classy approach plus acquire each cupboard area and counter area. This may create a ravishing separation between the dinette and household room. This has at all times been useless area behind a sofa, so this is smart for us!

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

Pony Partitions Broaden Storage

In our kitchen, we want extra counter and tabletop area. A pony wall will enable 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 will probably be shedding storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who desires to make these rooms extra cohesive and move collectively whereas embracing a neoclassic look. Under 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 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 is going to be enjoyable including these parts. Through the use of the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it is going to create the right interval wanting constructed ins (at the very least we expect so). Mark and I may even 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 metallic / lead portion supporting the window panes, which have been all are in good situation. This may give the area a ravishing classic look that we each love.

Make Our Kitchen Appear Larger

Our our complete home is a protracted and slim in addition to open idea. This pony wall will assist to attach these areas, plus make sense out of a useless area 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 present it a French industrial look. An ideal excuse to present it a tiny bit of recent 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 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’ll preserve 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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