I started this project in my mind years ago when I told my Dad to save the old windows on my Parents' house when they had new ones installed. One day in early Spring, I was in their garage (I mean, why wouldn't I be?) and the inspiration finally hit me and I brought a few home with me.
Here are the main steps I used:
1. Sand the wood frame.
- First I did it by hand, then I used a palm sander.
- Wrap the window in a towel, place it in a contractor garbage bag and use a hammer to break the glass.
4. Paint wood with chalk furniture paint.
- Brands used: ArtMinds, Rust-Oleum
6. Attach screw hooks in each grid section.
The adorable & funky Air Plants work beautifully in adding vibrant life to finish the look. The whimsical shadows that they create on the wall add depth and movement.
I have a few more windows to transform & I can't wait to receive the possibilities!
For more info about caring for Air Plants: Caring for Air Plants