Using Old Windows with Pane Dividers
Use those wooden sash pane dividers (I hope that’s what they’re called!) to your advantage and really use them to add character to your old window project.
Add a shelf and make one pane a chalkboard, cork board, or white board (image source unknown, sorry)
Screw a few coat hooks into the wooden window frame to create a coat hanger (by Aimee Weaver)
Fill in the pane sections with beautiful sea glass to create a stained glass effect (via Completely Coastal).
Add hooks, knobs, and cups to make an organizer or decorative themed wall decor (by Tootsie Time).
If you’re feeling brave… use them as a shower curtain! (via Design Sponge) And no, I’m not sure how this would work either!
Use spray paint (or an old mirror) to make a paned mirror (from Finding Home).
Create art from cast off wood pieces (by Beyond the Picket Fence)
by framing doilies (from Flea Market Trixie)
or by painting your old window! (via Tremain Street Cottages)
Attach a wire basket to create a “window box” that can be either decorative or functional (sorry, source unknown)
Hang a set of old windows (carefully, now!) to serve as a room divider (found on Casa Sugar).
Frame prints and hang a clock on top (from Faded Charm Cottage).
Make your old window into a shelf (by Cottage Living)
Create colorful and sentimental art by using an old window to “frame” a quilt (from That’s My Letter).
Build a shallow frame to create a shadowbox (by Unskinny Boppy)
and you can add lights, too! (from Cheerios and Lattes)
Use it as a memo board (by Feminist Housewive on SYTYCDecorate)
or wedding seating chart (from Long Eared Love).
An old window makes a perfect fireplace grate or cover (for an unused fireplace with candles — via Down to Earth Style).
On the next page: how to use an old window that has no glass –>
page 1: Creative ways to recycle and reuse old windows
page 2: Ideas for using old windows that are flat glass
page 5: Things you can build with old windows
page 6: Using old windows in your yard and garden