9 Awesome Design Ideas for Salvaged Windows
Distressed design elements and reclaimed “bones,” like wood floors and windows, have become a hot design trend. It’s easy to find the look of salvaged windows as mirrors or wall hangings or table tops at online home accent stores. But some people prefer the real thing in an effort to upcycle.
The sturdy design and elegant lines of old panes are timeless, and it’s fun to imagine where they once let in the light: A school? A church? A cool old farmhouse?
Salvaged windows, with their peeling paint and rippled glass, can add a unique feature — and a bit of history — to your home. They’re easy and cheap to find at salvage yards, too.
This article originally appeared on Old House Web.
Why recycle when you can UP-cycle? One of my favorite things is taking ugly things and making them beautiful! I like to call it Upscaled Ugly. Old windows are among my design darlings.