When replacing old windows, you always have glass frames, which are usually thrown into the trash. But it’s not always worth throwing away old things, with due diligence, interesting and beautiful crafts can be obtained from them. Today we’ll think about how to use old glass.
You can even use glass in construction to decorate the facade of a building. The amount of glass depends on your imagination. Maybe you want to finish the entire wall, or maybe just around the windows or create separate drawings. In sunlight, the fragments will glare, creating an original look for your home. On the cement mortar or tile adhesive, glue the fragments to the wall, close the seams as desired, you can not do this if this is the outer wall.
Making a watch in an original design is not so difficult. It is enough to cut off the glass of the desired size and shape, polish the edges to remove sharp corners. Then measure the center and apply the numbers you want. Having disassembled the usual cheap alarm clock, you can get the mechanism out of there and replace the native dial with your glass one. Thus, you can give originality to any standard Chinese alarm clock that you can decorate as you want.
This is a fairly popular product worldwide with its own hands. Usually done on paper, but glass can also be adapted. And the size can be any, at least entirely from the window. In this way, you can depict entire stories, for example, the story of the acquaintance of the spouses or the passage of some fun event. Alternate clippings from photographs and magazines with drawings, paint fits well on the glass so that there are no stains from brushes, use a foam sponge. Pictures and drawings are applied from the inside, which then turns to the wall. The glass is mounted on the wall, there are special clips for mirrors, and is framed. Or do not frame if you have rounded the sharp edges of the glass.
Stained glass breaks and splinter anything from furniture to flower pots with fragments, you can also frame a wall mirror. It is so easy to create whole pictures right on the wallpaper. Shards are attached to liquid nails or any other glue for glass. If there is no colored glass, then ordinary window fit, you just need to paint them in the right colors. It is desirable to process the edges of the fragments, as you can cut yourself when you grout the seams.
Despite the apparent fragility, the glass can withstand good loads, so the glass remaining from the windows can easily be used as shelves in furniture or wall shelves on brackets. Edges are processed as usual, because this is your safety. In addition, tables are covered with glass, this option will permanently save the countertop without damage.