Often home renovation projects are accompanied with old window frames going out of purpose or simply being thrown in the junk. But, who would throw those windows away when putting them to a little creativity can yield some of the most gorgeous home decor items, pieces of storage, or even lovely furniture elements? Here are 25 Unconventional Old Window Ideas Transforming Those Frames From Odd to Extraordinary!
1. Window Photo Frames
Blend the idea of stunning picture frames and those old windows with chipped paint. Attach your precious photos to the back of the window glass with clear picture corners and voila!
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2. Decorative Mirror from Old Windows
Installing a rustic mirror in the entryway makes the space brighter and much more appealing with a repurposed window working as its frame. Add bronze hooks to make it a coat hanger.
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3. Altered Window Frame
This shabby chic thing brings out a bundle of colors to your home. Attach patterned papers to the back of the glasses of a wooden window frame, decorating with a paper flower wreath.
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4. Little Window House
A super easy to build structure, this hut-shaped mini garden house has got upcycled windows disguised as each of its sides. Grow plants or decorate it for the seasons!
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5. One-of-a-Kind Wall Art
A worn out window frame with its glasses banged out is transformed into a vintage wall art – cedar wood pieces replace the glasses after being painted and adorned with artistic prints.
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6. 12-Pane Window Frame Mirror
This repurposed mirror sporting 12 shining panes is definitely, large and about 22 pound heavy. An extra character is added to the piece with an amazing coat of glazing.
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7. Grapevine Burlap Fall Wreath
The kind of rustic element a grapevine wreath decorated with pretty burlap flowers flaunts surely deserves an equally unconventional backdrop – just like this old window frame.
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8. Window Turned Wine Cork Board
This window frame cum bulletin board with wine corks has got more to it than plain decoration! It gets your work desk well-organized with a hint of style.
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9. Shabby Old Window to Chic Decor
Three of the six window panes are adorned with a simple, weathered looking scrapbook paper, while the rest have got creative vinyl lettering. Perfect mantel showpiece!
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10. Window Turned Bookcase
Haven’t got a cabinet with enough room to store that book collection of yours? Turn an old window into the chic door of a DIY bookcase built with wooden boards.
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11. How to Make a Window Table
Here’s a piece of utmost creativity, having a window frame hinged to the top of a fence board coffee table. And yes, the frame also functions as the lid of the underneath storage.
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12. Make a Chalkboard Window
Let the glasses of an old window frame work as a unique chalkboard surface by spraying some chalkboard paint. Cure the paint to make it all set for notes and doodles.
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13. Decorated Window Display
Whether it’s the mantel or a display shelf, this window flaunting vinyl letters at the bottom pane while a wreath goes on the top is a sureshot statement maker.
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