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Leaded Glass Home windows Venture • Snazzy Dwelling

Leaded glass is a standard phrase for what really 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 determine one of the simplest ways to configure this area. Other than portray the room white and altering the mantel colour not a lot has modified. You possibly can see all of our household room initiatives to-date right here. I nonetheless have numerous huge concepts for this area!

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 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 really 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 will enclose the brand new built-ins in a trendy means plus achieve each cupboard area and counter area. This can create an exquisite separation between the dinette and household room. This has at all times been lifeless area behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

This can assist us clear up a couple of design dilemmas which I’ll clarify under.

Pony Partitions Develop 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 can be dropping storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who needs 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 Parts

Leaded glass was very fashionable 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 parts. By utilizing the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it’ll create the proper interval wanting constructed ins (a minimum of we predict so). Mark and I can 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 excellent situation. This can give the area an exquisite classic look that we each love.

Make Our Kitchen Appear Larger

Our our whole 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 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 lovely 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 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 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 hold 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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