Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Enjoy the simple things in Life-old window

Yesterday I started working on a 6 pane old window. Ideally...it would have been great to have it shabbier but, "you gotta do what you can with what you have." I didn't bother with sanding or any touch ups. I did wash it up though.
I filled each of the three lower panes with different scrapbook paper pieces embellished with an elegantly simple dandelion theme. I used Elmer's spray adhesive to get them good 'n stuck. Sticky, sticky stuff and messy. Use caution when spraying it. ;)
 [LOVE]



It's hard to tell but the paper is very pretty. 
I created an Up Words & On Words vinyl design and cut it out in beige using my Silhouette.




I applied the middle vinyl first to make it easier to center the outer words.
**HINT: when putting vinyl on glass it's a good idea to moisten (weird word) the glass with Windex. It helps for TWO reasons: 1. easier to re-position if necessary and 2. helps lessen the chance of air bubbles between the glass and the vinyl**
 
Enjoy the simple things in Life:


(that table leg and phone cord is a bonus. lol)



Whatta ya think???

Thanks for stopping by!
Enjoy the simple things in Life.


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21 comments:

  1. I love old windows and I love what you did with this one. It turned out beautifully! Oh, I know how pretty the paper is...I bought the same stuff a couple of months ago from Winners. I haven't used it yet, but I love it! Lesa

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  2. I luv old windows and luv how you kept it a shabby chic that will fit any decor.
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  3. New follower here!!...I am soo in LOVE with this project!! Great job, great design, great patterns!!!...I can't wait to try this out!

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  4. This turned out great! I have been wanting to find an old window so that I could do something like this.

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  5. LOVE this!!! I have a stack of old windows waiting for some inspiration, and I think you may have given it to me! : ) Great job!

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  6. I love this idea of words and scrapbook paper in the window. Just beautiful!

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  7. Jumped over from Flamingo Toes. LOVE the window. Gotta figure out a way to do the lettering without a machine to cut it out. So beautiful with the simple flower design.

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  8. This is just beautiful! I am a sucker for windows and this is one of the prettiest makeovers I've seen! LOVE the paper you chose and that you did all three panes on the bottom with paper and the top three with all word -- very eye-catching!

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  9. I just absolutely love this window...I keep looking at it wishing I had a place to put one....(not giving up yet)...

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  10. That is fabulous! I love it and am definitely inspired.

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  11. Carrie-
    I love this! Where do I get the vinyl lettering??

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  12. ~Anonymous~

    I sell vinyl lettering in my etsy shop.
    www.upwordsandonwords.etsy.com
    or you can email me at upwordsandonwords@hotmail.com

    Either way, I can get you set up with the lettering. ;) Hope to hear from you!

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