Add Color And Style To Your Home With Stained Glass

Stained glass is usually one of the features that defines old buildings but it’s actually more versatile than that. You can basically use stained glass in any style and, more than that, it can complement almost any window or opening. The history behind stained glass is long and fascinating.

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The shape of these windows and the stained glass are reminiscent of the building’s past

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The stained glass window fits nicely in this ranch-style kitchen

It was first developed by the Romans in the 1st century. Back then, glass slabs were cast into discs and then customized into different shapes. Later artisans realized that they could create permanent drawings on glass and palaces started displaying these features. Nowadays, it all evolved into an art. There are numerous ways in which stained glass can be used in a home. Stained glass windows are the most popular but there are also other options.

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A Mediterranean interior defined by elegant arches and sophisticated materials
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Stained glass can help you achieve an intimate décor for your bathroom
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This Victorian residence surely knows how to impress
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The stained glass windows complement the traditional interior design
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This is an actual window above the bed featuring stained glass on the inside

Stained glass doors.

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If you have a back door leading to the garden you can customize it with stained glass
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Interior doors can also be personalized using the same technique
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Pick a beautiful design for the bathroom door treatments to make them stand out

For example, use can also have stained glass doors. You can use this technique to add color to your home, to make the entryway more inviting and special but to also give your home an original interior décor.

Stained glass ceiling treatments.

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Stained glass can also be used on the skylights
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This is a custom lightbox built with stained glass and wood
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Modern spaces can also be complemented by stained glass treatments
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Bring light into the bathroom from above and use stained glass for more elegance

You can even have stained glass ceilings which are undeniably mesmerizing. Stained glass also be used for other types of projects, less complex.

Customized cabinet doors.

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Pick a simple design if the kitchen has a modern or contemporary décor
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Geometric designs are versatile and easy to incorporate
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This type of stained glass looks nice in rustic interiors

You can use it to customize your cabinet doors or to make artwork for your home. Whatever the case is, stained glass always adds style and charm to a home. You can also come up with your own ideas for integrating it into your home. Order a custom piece or find an original way to use stained glass in DIY projects.

Stained glass lighting fixtures.

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The red and orange on the stained glass complements the room’s warm shades
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Bring light, color and pattern into the basement with a stained glass lighting fixture
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The chandelier combines elements from various styles in a harmonious design

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