Vintage Window Shelf From Old Window

7:42:00 AM

Vintage windows are being used everywhere
and when a friend dropped off a few to me, there was 
no shortage of ideas out there. 

Vintage windows can be made into beautiful projects.

I started out by scraping down the chippy paint that was already falling off. 

I had several scrap boards in my workshop and I cut one to the width of the window and attached it to the bottom with wood glue, nails, and metal brackets. 

I used white chalky paint to paint both sides of the window with a coat of white. 

Repurposing old windows into new projects.


I added large D rings to the back of the window and hung it in studs on the wall over the bed.


Old window turned into a decorative shelf


I'd show you the whole room but unlike other home and garden bloggers, my room is not always perfect. 


Easy DIY for old windows.


My master bedroom make-over can be found in this post about painting the furniture

My decor right now is completely neutral with a pop of turquoise color in the pillows and the rug. 


Beautiful window shelf using brackets, shelves, paint and old window.



Want to make a wreath to go with your new repurposed window? Take a look at this DIY wreath tutorial.


Creating beautiful window shelf using found materials.


Vintage window shelf made from old discarded window


Take a look at the DIY for
 another window shelf I made a while back. 


Window shelf DIY old windows and repurposed boards.


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10 comments

  1. Fabulous! What a great find and repurpose.

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    1. Thanks Linda! It is remarkably easy to make too :)

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    1. Thanks Carlene! I kept one and sold one :)

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  3. This couldn't have come at a better time...I've had 2 of these windows sitting in my home for the past couple of months waiting to be used specifically for this purpose (over my bed). Thanks so much for the share!

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    1. Thanks so much Kim... I'm secretly hoping I have it in a stud deep enough... I'm losing a little sleep :/

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  4. This is so very creative! I've got quite a few windows in my garage and I've never been too interested in the ways I've seen them reused no matter how beautiful but, this is something I could see myself doing. Thank you for the inspiration. Pinning & sharing!

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    1. Thank you so much and thank you for following Homeroad on all my social media! I love making these windows and it's really quite easy! The hardest part is finding the brackets at a good price :)

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  5. LOVE this Susan! My head is spinning with how many ways I can use that sweet window shelf. Beautifully done!


    I've featured you this weekend on DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 364. Thanks for linking up! :)

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    1. Oh yay! Thanks so much Donna! Can't wait to see it :) I've sold a bunch of these window shelves and now I have one over my own bed :)

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