"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!"
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!"
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.
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.
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!"
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.”
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.
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.
Over at A Creative Princess, Terri's husband replaced windows in an old farmhouse one day. Knowing how much she loves old windows, he brought a few of the smaller ones home to Terri. Terri re-imagined this window into cheerful holiday decor.
Ashley, from Cherished Bliss, had an old window lying around that she found a really fun way to use to help her family celebrate Thanksgiving this year. She used it as the background for something she calls her family's Thankful Board.
When Kelly from The Pink Hammer removed a wall decal from her daughter’s room in preparation for a house showing, she hated to just throw it away. Instead Kelly looked for a new home for the decal that could travel with them and came upon an old window from her stash that was a perfect match.
It’s a familiar sight for the neighbors of KariAnne from Thistlewood Farm to see her bumping along in her beat-up pick-up truck with her latest find stashed in the back. KariAnne discovers all kinds of treasures in her country home, including this 40-pane window.
When Ginger from Gingerly Made got a call from a friend who was replacing some old windows in her home, Ginger was more than happy to taken them off her hands. The timing couldn’t be more perfect since Ginger had been trying to figure out a way to bring the hat and bag situation in her house under control!
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