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Whether you are about to start a full scale renovation project, or you are just looking for a few ways to spruce up your space, old windows can be used in a variety of creative applications. Salvaged frames and glass have been reused in interesting ways for decades for both interior and exterior spaces. If you’ve just recovered some salvaged frames, take a look at some great ideas on how to put them to good use!

Setting up a salvaged frame as a room divider is one of  the most practical and aesthetically pleasing applications. If you have a large, open space, it can feel a bit empty, and much of the space may be going underutilized. Using old windows as room dividers gives your home more character and practically turns larger spaces into usable, smaller spaces.

Old windows are also perfect for a variety of craft projects. Because again frames already have a rustic appeal, you can turn them into interesting craft projects. Repurpose an aging window as a picture frame for old pictures, or turn one into a chalkboard! By saving those wine corks, you can imbed the cork into the frame and make your own bulletin board. Some handier crafters can repurpose those frames into doors for beautiful and useful shelving units.

 There are a variety of applications of older window frames. So, before tossing them out on the curb, consider what you can do to revitalize the frame and your home!