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Leaded Glass Home windows Challenge • Snazzy Dwelling

Leaded glass is a standard phrase for what really is named leadlight glass. We scored 9 classic leaded glass cupboards for under $50. Right here is our plan to provide them a second life!

Our household room transformation has been gradual as we determine the easiest way 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 tasks to-date right here. I nonetheless have a whole lot 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 ingredient I’ve been ready for! If you happen to 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 excellent situation! So, what’s our plan?

The reply: construct a PONY WALL

A pony wall (or half wall) to create a wonderful architectural divide between our dinette and residing space. By incorporating the leaded glass cupboards right into a pony wall, we will enclose the brand new built-ins in a classy means plus achieve each cupboard area and counter area. This can create a wonderful separation between the dinette and household room. This has at all times been useless area behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

This can assist us remedy just a few design dilemmas which I’ll clarify beneath.

Pony Partitions Develop Storage

In our kitchen, we want extra counter and tabletop area. A pony wall will permit 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 might be shedding storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who desires 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 extremely popular 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 components. By utilizing the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it can create the right interval trying constructed ins (a minimum of we expect 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 a wonderful classic look that we each love.

Make Our Kitchen Appear Greater

Our our whole home is a protracted and slender 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 provide it a French industrial look. An ideal excuse to provide it a tiny bit of contemporary French touches which I 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 are going to preserve 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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