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Recycling and upcycling are our daily subjects and we have a lot of ground to cover on multiple topics. After publishing an article on recycling doors a few days ago we are today presenting you no less than 100 simple yet spectacular ideas on how to recycle old windows into a new beginning. Where would you find old windows you might wonder? Well, they are quite easy to salvage from old houses that are replacing the old windows with something new. You can look some window shops where they sell old pieces or salvaged pieces from their own sites.
As soon as you`ve got the materials ready you can get started with a big batch of ideas to feed your imagination and fuel your creativity beautifully. Here you will find single-pane windows, multi-paned windows or old windows without their glass. Everything you need to find for the proper solution for your decor.
You can create a superb gallery of windows in your living room. The light will bounce in your home beautifully in an extraordinary manner.
Type joy, happiness or family on an old burlap texture and hang it on vintage looking window. The ensemble will give the interior coziness and warmth beautifully.
You can use an old window as a huge photo phrame, it works beautifully for grayscale and sepia pictures but color can fill it up nicely as well.
An old window flanked by two luminaries serving as a vintage background for a forged metal watch. Perfect.
An old window can work for smaller pictures as well. In her, colors fit far better, accentuating the margins and the vintage apparel of the window.
If you are not the individual that showcases emotions and memories you can simply add different textures into an old window to create a wall art piece.
Multiple frames can add depth to a composition. Multiple frame styles can also create a very artistic looking composition.
Create a pinboard for your office or kids’ room. Make sure that the texture matches the design weared by the window.
A smart ensemble of windows can contrast the background and create depth at the same time. Some can wear the glass to bounce light while others can be empty to contrast the background directly.
If a door wears two pieces of a wallpaper and a picture and becomes a wall art piece with ease why it cannot become functional as well by having a hanger mounted on it?
Composition of multiple frames.
Spectacular vintage looking old window showcased in the living area with a green, fresh wreath. Simply beautiful.
Old windows can of course still filter light .
An old window in an old window wearing a piece of art on the chimney. Notice how the central piece matches the background while the exterior one matches the chimney, creating a very subtle vintage contrast.