old window

foxxyJanuary 20, 2008

I painted the letters on this old window. I think it turned out great. The picture of the window is inside the album at webshots. Please click on the picture or 'my public shoebox' to go inside my album.

Here is a link that might be useful: t2t window

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Cool window foxxy!!!
How did you get the lettering so nice??

    Bookmark   January 20, 2008 at 1:13PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

OH, I love it, I agree,the lettering is so nice and neat:)

    Bookmark   January 20, 2008 at 4:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks! I typed out the letters on the computer and enlarged them. I printed them and then taped the paper to the backside of the window. I then used a small brush to paint directly on the window. I used a razor blade to scrape off imperfections. It was really pretty easy.

    Bookmark   January 20, 2008 at 7:18PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Very, very nice...and what a great idea to get such perfection on the lettering! Looks wonderful! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   January 21, 2008 at 1:35PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That is a beautiful window and everyone is right.....the lettering is perfect. I love that blue colour....what is it called?

    Bookmark   January 21, 2008 at 5:41PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Foxxy's window reminded me of this project I made for my girls for Christmas. It's an old basement screen and I cut out felt pieces (mostly wool..some regular felt) and stitched them to the screen. Turned out pretty cool. A friend and I had seen this done in a quilt shop. So I just made up a pattern from a pillow pattern that I had. Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   January 21, 2008 at 11:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Love both of those windows. I can't take credit for mine - my wonderful sister 'thought' I might like this when she saw it at GW for $3.00 and picked it up - it got a place of honor between my kitchen/dining area and my family room. I just LOVE it - it was painted with the idea of putting pictures in the clear spots but I like it plain - I want to get a couple more to go on either side.....


    Bookmark   January 22, 2008 at 2:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Foxy, I love your window, you did a wonderful job on painting the letters.

The snowman on the screen is really cute too, Jeannespines. I've not seen that done before. Very clever.

And Lynne, what a great find. Love the flowers and butterflies painted on it too.


    Bookmark   January 23, 2008 at 11:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Great job, Foxxy. Would you mind sharing what font you used? Thanks, Janet

    Bookmark   January 24, 2008 at 10:17PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Ceramics and Rustoleum spray paint?
Hi! I have a large/tall grey ceramic vase that I really...
Looking for aussies! (I've got glass to get rid of!)
Hi Folk I started on the exciting journey of glass...
From Henredon Dresser to Living Room Console
You only get lucky a few times in life and this time...
tin can angel
I got the idea from pinterest isnt she cute
Carnival glass weather resistant?
I asked this question on the garden junk forum and...
Sponsored Products
Quinton Semi Flush Ceiling Mount
Olde Bronze Four-Light Flush Mount
$275.00 | Bellacor
Chooty and Co Oxford Charcoal-Hyannis Graphite Vertical Pewter Twist D-Fiber Pil
$38.99 | Hayneedle
Red Pinch Lined Window Valance
$14.99 | zulily
Perry Ellis Asian Lily Cotton 4-piece Window Panel Set
Olde Bronze Outdoor Wall 1-Light LED
Sybil Settee - BROWN
$4,399.00 | Horchow
Santa & Cole | Sexta Pendant Light
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™