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Leaded Glass Home windows Challenge • Snazzy Dwelling


Leaded glass is a standard 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 offer them a second life!

Our household room transformation has been gradual as we resolve one of the simplest ways to configure this house. Other than portray the room white and altering the mantel coloration not a lot has modified. You possibly can see all of our household room tasks to-date right here. I nonetheless have a variety 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 component I’ve been ready for! In the event 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 excellent situation! So, what’s our plan?

The reply: construct a PONY WALL

A pony wall (or half wall) to create an exquisite 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 house and counter house. This may create an exquisite separation between the dinette and household room. This has all the time been lifeless house behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

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

Pony Partitions Develop 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 shall be shedding storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who desires to make these rooms extra cohesive and movement 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 very talked-about in Greek Revival, neoclassical homes. We agree that our inside leans towards neoclassical, and whereas our home isn’t actually from that interval, it is going to be enjoyable including these parts. By utilizing the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it’s going to create the right interval wanting constructed ins (a minimum of 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 want sq. pillars.

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

Make Our Kitchen Appear Greater

Our our whole 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 lifeless house 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 lovely 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 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 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 are going to preserve 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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