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Crafts Using Old Windows

September 30, 2009

Painted Window PanesInstead of turning an old window into a decorative mirror, I decided to smudge up the glass with grey acrylic paint. I then finger painted "milk" bottles in each pane. This went well with my country kitchen/vintage decor.

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November 29, 2016

This is a page about painting faux stained glass on old windows. With a few inexpensive supplies you can create your own faux stained glass window to display in your home.

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November 29, 2016

This is a page about making an old window coffee table. Repurpose an old window and make a unique coffee table.

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October 14, 2019

Choose an accent color. Buy clear glass pieces at thriftstores, garage sales, and flea markets. Examples include: small bowls, candy dishes, candle holders, or glass tops to containers.

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Use an accent color in a few dishes.

DIY Old Window Decoration - finished window

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May 11, 2016

Re-purpose your old window frame by hanging it on a wall and placing flowers according the season. It will give your house a more vintage and stylish look.

windows with flower boxes

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October 14, 2008

I was given this old frame, and decided to make it look realistic. I put a cut up poster behind the places where the panes were, and it looks like I am gazing out into a serene waterfall in the woods.

Using an Old Window Frame

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April 15, 2011

Upcycle an old wood window into a wonderful outdoor picture frame.

Photo of a recycled window craft.

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October 3, 2013

I have been using old window panes to put photos in. I'm attaching some for the bathroom and general grandkid pics. Everyone loves them and they were so easy.

Old Window Panes as Frames - photos of grandchildren

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May 21, 2013

Window frame without glass featuring craft items for each season or holiday.

Window decorated for Christmas.

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April 25, 2007

Creative used for reusing old multi-pane windows. Post your own ideas here.

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October 9, 2019

You can purchase old windows or scavenge from neighborhood trash days. I used Dollar Store glass gems to decorate. They come in all colors.

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GE Silicone II was used to place each gem. Now I hang it on my screen porch and the sun hits the glass and illuminates the gems.

Decorating Old Windows - recycled window decorated with glass gem flowers

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September 4, 2008

Our master bathroom had no windows and I wanted something in there that made me feel as though it did and looked pretty to match my floral theme. I like to free hand paint so I bought an old wooden 2 pane glass window which I bought at our local salvage place that recycles, it cost $2.

Decorated and painted old window wall hanging.

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March 31, 2006

Here is an old window pane I decorated.

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May 21, 2008

Ideas for decorating old wooden windows, for inside and outside use. Advice as suggested by the ThriftyFun community.

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