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Leaded Glass Home windows Venture • Snazzy Dwelling


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

Our household room transformation has been sluggish as we resolve one of the best ways to configure this house. Apart from portray the room white and altering the mantel coloration not a lot has modified. You may see all of our household room initiatives to-date right here. I nonetheless have a whole lot of huge 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 ingredient I’ve been ready for! When you 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 a stupendous architectural divide between our dinette and residing space. By incorporating the leaded glass cupboards right into a pony wall, we are able to enclose the brand new built-ins in a classy manner plus acquire each cupboard house and counter house. It will create a stupendous separation between the dinette and household room. This has all the time been useless house behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

It will assist us resolve a number of design dilemmas which I’ll clarify under.

Pony Partitions Develop Storage

In our kitchen, we want 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 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 photograph earlier than we moved in.

BEFORE: Itemizing photograph of dinette. See the after right here

Add Architectural Components

Leaded glass was highly regarded in Greek Revival, neoclassical homes. We agree that our inside leans towards neoclassical, and whereas our home isn’t actually from that interval, will probably be enjoyable including these parts. By utilizing the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it’ll create the proper interval trying constructed ins (at the 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 desire sq. pillars.

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

Make Our Kitchen Appear Greater

Our our total home is an extended and slim in addition to open idea. This pony wall will assist to attach these areas, plus make sense out of a useless house behind the sofa. Extra cupboard space 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 present it a French industrial look. An ideal excuse to present it a tiny bit of recent French touches which I really like!

New flooring will occur after this venture 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 searching 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 maintain you posted on our progress!

See my earlier Fake Leaded Glass venture 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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