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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 provide them a second life!

Our household room transformation has been sluggish as we resolve the easiest way to configure this house. Other than portray the room white and altering the mantel coloration not a lot has modified. You possibly can see all of our household room initiatives to-date right here. I nonetheless have a number 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! Should 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 an exquisite 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 trendy approach plus acquire each cupboard house and counter house. This may create an exquisite separation between the dinette and household room. This has all the time been lifeless house behind a sofa, so this is sensible for us!

This may assist us resolve a number of design dilemmas which I’ll clarify under.

Pony Partitions Increase Storage

In our kitchen, we want extra counter and tabletop house. A pony wall will permit 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 can be dropping storage). We aren’t architects – only a couple who desires to make these rooms extra cohesive and move collectively whereas embracing a neoclassic look. Beneath is an image of the itemizing photograph earlier than we moved in.

BEFORE: Itemizing photograph 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, will probably be enjoyable including these parts. By utilizing the leaded glass cupboards within the pony wall, it would create the proper interval wanting constructed ins (no less than we expect so). Mark and I may even be making the spherical columns sq. and incorporating them into the design. Spherical is extra period-accurate however we simply want sq. pillars.

Cames are the metallic / lead portion supporting the window panes, which had been all are in excellent situation. This may give the house an exquisite classic look that we each love.

Make Our Kitchen Appear Larger

Our our whole home is a protracted and slim in addition to open idea. This pony wall will assist to attach these areas, plus make sense out of a lifeless 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 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 undertaking 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 hold you posted on our progress!

See my earlier Fake Leaded Glass undertaking 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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