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15 Creative Ways to Use Old Windows in Your Home

15 Creative Ways to Use Old Windows in Your Home

There is just something about an old, worn window frame with the same amount of history as your great grandmother. Many people search out old window frames (I’m one of those people) to spice up their home decor. The best part is figuring out what you want to do with your frame! That’s why I have put together 15 creative ways to use old windows as decor in your home.

For the original tutorials/posts on these projects, click on the source link above each image.

15 Creative Ways to Use Old Windows in Your Home

My husband and I are both huge fans of Coca Cola decor so I absolutely love this Coca Cola Crate idea from Unskinny Boppy. To top that off, they added an old window on the front of it!

Unskinny Boppy - Night Stand

A pretty display of bright flowers is a great addition to a back yard or front porch! Check out this lovely window planter from Refresh Restyle.

Refresh Restyle - Window Box

Nobody uses a paper map anymore. Smart phones and GPS devices have taken over and left paper maps in the dust. What better way to enjoy an old style map than to frame it with a vintage window frame? Here’s an example of a window framed map from Robb Restyle.

Robby Restyle - World Map

I can not express how much I love this old window frame calendar from Thistlewood Farms! The size, the individual windows that make up each day, and the pure chaos of the chalk makes me want one of these ASAP.

Thistlewood Farms - Chalkboard Calendar

My original thought when it comes to using an old window frame in my home is not to make it into a mirror. But boy does it work nicely. Laura at Finding Home Farms paired hers with a foot-board made towel rack and it looks fabulous! See her how-to post here.

The Borrowed Abode - 15 Creative Ways to Use Old Windows in Your Home

Do you have an old frame that you want to use but not sure how to dress it up? Jo-Anna over at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs paired her old window frame with a grapevine wreath, burlap, and fabric for a fall display.

A Pretty Life - Burlap Fall Wreath

Head on over to Apartment Therapy for a great example on how to use old windows as space dividers. Want to hear something awesome? Use them both outdoors and indoors!

Apartment Therapy - Privacy Divider

This DIY window framed photo from The Hamby Home is a gorgeous way to display a large photo from your wedding or even a family photo (depending on the frame). Very cute!

The Hamby Home - Photo Window

Jane shows us how to create a functional jewelry holder out of an old window over on The Borrowed Abode. Equipped with knobs and hooks, this jewelry holder is a fun way to display your jewelry.

The Borrowed Abode - Jewelry Display

I love a good mantle display any day. So when I came across this Valentine Mantle by Craftberry Bush, I couldn’t help but share!

Craftberry Bush - Mantel Decor

This window frame coffee table is the perfect addition to a rustic themed living room. You can see how this table was made over at Marty’s Musings.

Home Talk - Window Coffee Table

Looking for a rustic take on a classic cabinet? Take a look at this beautiful DIY bathroom cabinet, made with an old window frame, on Liz Marie Blog.

Liz Marie Blog - Medicine Cabinet

There are so many different ways you can display photos in an old window! Cottage Instincts shows us one way you can show off your family photos using two old window frames.

Cottage Instincts - Photo Frame

Looking for a hallway storage solution with style and grace? My Pink Life shows off one way to combine an old window, hooks, and a fabric banner.

My Pink Life - Hallway Storage

Post Road Vintage not only combined an old window with a chalkboard, but they also included a photo display AND a shelf! Yes, please.

Post Road Vintage - Window Shelf

Have you done have any projects with old windows? Share in the comments below. I would love to see your projects!

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