Painted window art is a creative way ways to reuse old windows.You’ve just replaced your windows, and now your home looks better, feels better, and costs you less to heat and cool, but what do you do with all those old windows? You could simply throw them away, but why not turn them into a fun and simple craft project? Painted window panes are striking pieces of art that look good in any space and make a great gift. And you don’t have to be a stellar artist to make painted window panes that look great.
How to Make Painted Window Panes a Fun and Stylish Craft Project
Use this guide to get started on your first painted window project.
Supplies You Will Need
Since you already have the windows the most expensive part of this project is already in your inventory. You will only need a few more inexpensive supplies:
- Pieces of scrap paper and a pencil
- A soft cloth
- Rubbing alcohol
- Several old sheets
- Liquid leading
- Paint formulated for glass painting
- Brushes in various sizes
Steps to Make Painted Window Panes
Perfecting your technique can take a little bit of practice, but even your failed experiments will look good in the right setting. Over time you will develop your own preferred methods, but there are a few steps that most window pane artists rely on every time:
Invest in New Windows from Penny Window
We have seen some stunning examples of painted window panes and know more than a few people who prefer painting glass over a canvas, wood, or any other material. But first, you need the old windows. You can enhance your home and build up your craft inventory at the same time by working with the team at Penny Window. Take just a minute to request a free estimate, and discover for yourself how easy and inexpensive it can be to have new windows installed.
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