What can I do with an old window frame?

edie3April 20, 2011

I bought one, and now wondering what to do with it. Thanks!

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Marlene Kindred

Well, you can paint it and hang it on a fence, etc. or if the glass is still in it, you can paint the glass or mosaic it. Not to take away from this forum, but if you go over to the Garden Junk forum and type in windows, you should find a lot of ideas...we have some folks who have done beautiful work.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2011 at 7:48PM
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edie3

Oh, I guess I should have said I want it for the inside.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2011 at 9:56PM
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colorcrazy

You can have mirrors put in place of the glass and build a small shelf across the bottom. We saw a six pane window with mirrors replacing the glass and the bottom three panes each had a painted flower pot with flowers. Very cute.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2011 at 9:32PM
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sunnyca_gw

My DIL planned to use one to display all of her collection of old hankies ,some from grandmother & other relatives. The frame she had, had several panes so she wanted to fan some out & layer some(kind of like a quilt) I think I saw it finished & it was really nice. Son painted frame & then antiqued it by sanding in areas & put the hankies behind the glass & attached to the wall. Might have used 2 pieces of glass in each pane. Jan

    Bookmark   May 1, 2011 at 1:12AM
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