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Friday, July 16, 2010

Windows, Windows and more Windows

Old windows are everywhere! They make everything more beautiful! Let's see a few old windows decor ideas that I love!


Little Big Nest has some of the most beautiful uses of windows in her house. Her mantles are gorgeous. This is her summer mantle. Don't you love the windows in the background? Go HERE.


HERE is another use of an old window in Little Big Nest's foyer. Beautiful! (This blog is full of eye candy. Go visit and drool through the posts!)

I'm Topsy Turvy made her old window into a cute little coffee table. Absolutely dah-ling! See how she transformed it HERE.

This old window became a beautiful piece of wall art using different types of papers. Made by The Crafty Nest. For this old window wall art, go HERE.

This old window was painted directly upon to make it appear as though it is framing a flag. How fun is that? The Creative Crate came up with this idea! Go HERE.


Old windows serve as great frames and look great when hanging wreaths and objects from them. This old chippy window frame is found at House of Smiths. Go HERE.

If you don't have an old window, but want one, VISIT AN ANTIQUE STORE!!! Old windows will run anywhere from $5.00 up too $100. Expect to pay more for one that is not broken and has dividers. I still have 4 windows without dividers left to sell. They cost $7-$10. If you are interested in them, email me or leave me a comment.

Please join your crafty post if, and only if, it corresponds with the category and theme of OLD WINDOWS(If it doesn't fit in this category, please link it up to Whatever Goes Wednesday.) Link up crafts, decor, sewing projects, food, tips, etc, that has to do with OLD WINDOWS. If you have joined a OLD WINDOWS project to a party on my blog before, feel free to add it to this show too! If you have a lot of mirror projects, please choose your favorites. (Please no more than 4 posts per blog). Link to the specific posts, not to your main blog page.


Let's see what you have created (either recently or in the past)!

You can paste the "Categorically Crafting" button onto your blog post. I would love to see these floating around so more people can post their themed projects. I will leave this linky post open until next CC Show. Keep checking back for more ideas!!!
The next 3 Categorically Crafting Shows are as follows
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July 23 - Pillows

July 30 - Headbands

Augst 6 - ???
What would you like to see next? Leave a comment!




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10 comments:

  1. This link up party is going to make me sooo jealous! I love old windows, but haven't been able to find any yet. I so want to have some to decorate with. :(

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  2. Forgot to tell you what I'd like to see next. We've got bucketloads of weddings to go to lately, so I'd love to see some wedding gift ideas.

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  3. I have a friend who has an old window that she uses as a collage style frame. I don't have a picture, or have a tutorial for it- Sorry! But it is so dang cute, and I wish I had the time to figure it out. Maybe somebody might have something similar already, and will link it up. :)

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  4. Thanks for featuring my blue window frame!
    We love the pop of color that it gives to the room!
    Old windows are the BEST!
    Thanks again~! :)
    I love all these ideas!
    ~Shelley Smith
    houseofsmiths.blogspot.com
    wonderfullywordy.blogspot.com

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  5. I love your theme parties. Thanks for hosting them. Have a great weekend.

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  6. Great ideas! I have a few windows in my garage that I am planning to do some projects with. It's fun to see these for inspiration!

    XOXO
    jen

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  7. After seeing all these great projects - I really need to find me some old windows! Great job ladies!

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  8. What a fun theme party! Thanks for hosting. :)

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  9. I've got to try that flag window. Very cute!

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  10. Hmmm... how about wrapping paper? Letters/numbers? Beads? Rocks? Frames? Vinyl? Stencils? Can't wait to see what you choose!

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