Ways to Use Old Windows to Decorate Your Yard and Garden
Decorate indoors or out with an old window flower box (tutorial from Simply Swider)
or pair an old window with a pair of mason jar vases (from Babblings and More)
or a set of shutters and a planter (original source unknown, sorry!)
(via Empress of Dirt)
Use old windows as peekaboo window in your fence (via Tootsie Time)
as part of a garden fence (by Hometalk user Julee)
as a garden gate (via RoboMargo)
or as the whole thing! (by Flower Garden Girl)
Create a vertical succulent planter (via Empress of Dirt).
Build “cold frame” garden boxes (by For The Love of Lillian).
Build a small greenhouse from old windows (tutorial at Empress of Dirt)
or try this style (via RoboMargo).
Hang old windows along a garden path or arbor (via Flickr user lifebegreen)
or use them as porch decorations (via RoboMargo)
or a porch divider (on Apartment Therapy).
PHEW! Did you make it all the way through with me? Whether you did or not, I hope you found the inspiration that you need! And if that wasn’t enough recycled windows for you, head over to Funky Junk Interiors where she has over 200 answers to the question “what to do with old windows?”
PS: Our favorite way to hang old windows comes from Pretty Handy Girl: use two eye screws and ribbon, wire, or chain. 🙂
Read more on these pages:
page 4: How to use an old window that has no glass
page 5: Things you can build with old windows
page 6: Using old windows in your yard and garden
Lorene has been behind the scenes here at Remodelaholic for more than a decade! She believes that planning projects and actually completing them are two different hobbies, but that doesn't stop her from planning at least a dozen projects at any given time. She spends her free time creating memories with her husband and 5 kids, traveling as far as she can afford, and partaking of books in any form available.