Genuine Barn Window Makes a Lovely Mirror

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“I picked up an old window beside the road last spring, as I was driving my son to preschool on trash collection day,” Nina tells us at Everyday Enchanting. “It was propped up against the mailbox in front of an antique colonial farmhouse. Of course I had to pull over!” Everyday Enchanting old barn window

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Fun With Old Windows: a Chalkboard Calendar

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April from House By Hoff is back to share another rescue with us.  ”Remember when I found a bunch of old windows on the side of the road and said that I had a lot of different ideas for them?” she asks.  ”I wasn’t lying.  This will make my third (and probably final) old window project!”

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Keeping Track of the Week with an Old Window

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Karen blogs at Dogs Don’t Eat Pizza, where she was lucky enough to find a pile of old windows on the curb that her neighbor was throwing away.  She’s been having fun figuring out how to reuse all those windows.

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Chalkboard Window

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After finding a pile of gorgeous vintage windows on the side of the road recently, April has been sharing all the ways she’s repurposing those windows at House by Hoff.  (I featured one of those transformations here.)  Her latest window project is perfect for a summertime vignette.

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Vintage Window to Bathroom Towel Rack

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At House by Hoff, April tells about her latest rescue.  ”My husband and I came across a stack of probably 20 huge, old windows on the side of the road a few months ago.  I’m not sure if it’s how loud I shrieked for him to pull over, or his quick reflexes, but either way we were in a stranger’s driveway taking their old windows before I could fully process my luck!”

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Window Hat Rack

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Shari from Turnstyle Vogue loves to incorporate old windows into her home décor. If you’ve been itching to get your hands on an old window of your own, Shari suggests checking out “vintage stores, Habitat ReStores, Craigslist  and your local recycling center.”

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Suitcase Stand to Coffee Table

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Sara from Thrifty Treasures found an old suitcase stand on the curb, one day.  We’re talking about the thing at a hotel that unfolds so you can set your suitcase on top of it.  The one Sara found was constructed from wood and had curvy legs that Sara loved.

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Vintage Window Message Center

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The story of how Patty from Always Something acquired her stash of vintage windows is a good one.  While driving through a historic Virginia college campus with her husband, Patty spotted a dumpster heaped with old windows.  She convinced her husband to stop the  car, and Patty pulled out as many as she could.

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