Aspen Leaf Stained Glass For Your Fort Worth Home’s Entryway

Posted September 12th, 2019 by ssgadmin

Fall is nearly here in Texas!  And while it never gets truly “cold” here–we get our fair share of chilly weather.  You can already feel a change in the air around these parts–which means it is almost time to pull out those sweaters!  In this time of pumpkin spice, Fall outings and cooler weather, you can’t help but think of the outdoors. Which is why a lot of our client’s seem to have natural stained glass elements on the mind when choosing a design.  Our most sought after design at this time of year is always our Aspen pattern. One of our proprietary designs, it goes well with any window, in any climate–including Fort Worth. And is a simply lovely design. If, its beauty wasn’t reason enough to convince you Aspen stained glass is right for your entryway–check out the other benefits below.

3 Benefits of Aspen Stained Glass In Entryways

  1. Stained Glass For More Privacy:  When it comes to bathroom or entryway windows– little privacy goes a long way. Stained glass, especially Aspen leaf pattern, which allows in plenty of natural light is a great solution.
  2. Stained Glass For Curb Appeal:  Stained Glass windows add amazing style to any home’s windows. With an Aspen leaf pattern your home will compliment your surroundings from urban to suburban.
  3. Stained Glass For Increased Resale Value:  Dollar for dollar stained glass is one of the best ways to increase your Fort Worth home’s resale value.  Little touches like stained glass windows add a lot to your bottom line. Not only does the glass appraise for nearly 10x more in some cases, but adds value in curb appeal too.

If you live in the Fort Collins area and are ready to add style and elegance to your home with Aspen leaf stained glass, contact us at Scottish Stained Glass for a free consultation and pricing.

 

The Best Styles Of Stained Glass For Entryways

Posted September 12th, 2019 by ssgadmin

When it comes to stained glass–the entryway of your Houston home is a great place to have it. It is stunning and lets in just the right amount of light.  Plus you can choose from partial to full privacy looking out from your Houston home’s windows. While you may understand how fantastic stained glass in the entryway of your home, what may not know yet is–what style of stained glass to get there.  The awesome thing is stained glass is you are sure to find something right for your Houston house–because it comes in so many styles. And it goes with nearly any home type too. Read below to find a fit for your home!

Top 3 Styles of Stained Glass For Entryways

  1. Beveled And Textured Stained Glass: Made by taking thick clear glass and cutting it into various shapes with angles–beveled stained glass is lovely in entryways.  Add to this the elegant look of textured stained glass that can vary in opacity and you have the right combination for the sidelight of your Houston home. You get exactly the privacy level you need to protect those inside your home from unwanted protection.  Plus, the way the light shines through creates incredible prisms to fill your entryway with dancing light.
  2. Art Deco Stained Glass:  There is a resurgence of geometric motifs in the country right now and here in Houston is no exception.  Which is why Art Deco stained glass, made up of primarily straight lines or mirrored images–is perfect for any home–new or old.  The patterns of yesterday are in again and look stunning matched with most style homes from craftsman to contemporary. Also, Art Deco glass is highly sought after and likely to boost your resale value when you sell.
  3. Antique Style Stained Glass:  For those who own older homes and want to keep its vintage charm intact–antique style stained glass is the key.  We reproduce nearly any type of antique styles and designs you may need and have been doing so for over 2 decades.  Some antique styles we get myriad of requests for are Craftsman, Greene and Green and Victorian-style stained glass–all very attractive and just right for vintage homes that want to keep that original feel

 For more information about any style of stained glass–reach out to us here at Scottish Stained Glass in Houston to schedule a free design consult today!

Greene and Greene Style Stained Glass For Your Fort Collins Home

Posted September 12th, 2019 by ssgadmin

Most people haven’t heard of Greene and Greene but almost has seen it. The Greene brothers had a classic and unmistakable style that often referenced nature. They spoke to people’s sense of unity with nature–which is why you see so much of their work in here in Fort Collins–where nature abounds. Their work is easy to pick out and as far as stained glass is concerned, easy to match with almost any home. From modern to craftsman the Greene and Greene style is a perfect fit and something worth considering for stained glass in your Fort Collins home.

Characteristics of Greene and Greene Stained Glass

As we mentioned, Greene and Greene’s stained glass has a distinct appearance. The brothers often focused on nature and incorporated such subjects as flowers, trees, and vines into their work. There is a subtle Asian influence in their work, which comes from the time they spent in California. One gorgeous feature they were prone to using was copper foil–it created a wonderful iridescent effect to their work.   

Why Install Greene and Greene Will Work In Your Fort Collins Home

Greene and Greene stained glass is an incredibly popular request we get from our customers here in Fort Collins. Which is not surprising–since people here tend to be outdoorsy. Here at Scottish, we like to use warm copper and sage colors in our Greene and Greene recreations–which tends to match most Colorado home. Furthermore, no matter what room you put a Greene and Greene window in–it will be a show stopper. This style window is a great conversation starter and will age incredibly well. Since this style stained glass window has endured almost a century–it is sure to be in vogue well into the next. 

Fort Collins’ Stained Glass Experts

Making stained glass is something we, at Scottish Stained Glass, excel at. When working in the style of such great masters, you must be a master yourself–and we are! Which is why Scottish should be your stained glass company of choice. We have over 25 years of experience and a wide body of work for your review. Our windows are not only beautiful but durable as well. Two qualities you need in a stained glass window. Contact us and allow us to set up a free design consultation for you and get started on a Greene and Greene masterpiece for your home today!

Stained Glass Privacy Solutions for Bathrooms in Denver Homes

Posted September 12th, 2019 by ssgadmin

When it comes to your bathroom–privacy is critical.  Whether that be to soak in the tub free from the kids and the dogs or to get dressed out of sight from your neighbors.  Here in Denver especially, where houses are getting tighter and tighter–bathroom privacy is at a premium. This is because houses are so close together now–you can practically touch your neighbor from the windows of your home. So what is a feasible solution to bathroom privacy as a homeowner here in Denver?  There are a few but, by far, stained glass in your loo is the best one.

How To Get More Privacy In Your Bathroom

Bathrooms in homes are a kind of “safe haven” from the world.  Which is probably why a nice bathroom increases the selling price of a home.  You, like many homeowners in Denver, may have realized your washroom is not as private as you thought–because your windows face your neighbors.  Blinds and curtains do the job but block out a lot of natural light. Window tinting is an option, and can even be very modern. But, pound for pound, is a home improvement for bathroom privacy that really packs a punch is–stained glass.  

Why Stained Glass Is Great For Bathroom Privacy

There are options other than stained glass for privacy in your Denver home’s bathroom.  But none of them stack up to the beauty and other benefits of stained glass. A stained glass window in a bathroom not only serves to keep the eyes of the prying public out.  It also turns your bathroom into something extraordinary. Stained glass can either match your existing decor or serve as a style element to design your entire loo around! And, unlike curtains, blinds, or window film–stained glass adds a fair amount of value to your home.  That’s right, stained glass windows typically appraise for over 10 X what you paid for them! So getting installing this lovely piece of artwork is well worth the initial cost. Plus–they wonderful to look at each and every day.

For more information on bathroom stained glass for your Denver home–or other privacy solutions–contact us at Scottish Stained Glass today! 

 

Modern Stained Glass Design for Colorado Springs Homes

Posted September 12th, 2019 by ssgadmin

Of course, stained glass is something you, and most other people, associate with churches. You aren’t wrong to think of towering chapel windows when you imagine stained glass. However, there is an exciting new trend in commercial and home design–using stained glass in modern homes. It makes sense when you think about it–given the timeless geometry typical to stained glass. Plus, you can incorporate a variety of colors into stained glass to give any room the pop of style it is lacking. The possibilities for stained glass used in a modern fashion are endless. Just look below at some of the best Pinterest images we found!

Kitchen Cabinet Stained Glass

When it comes to making your kitchen modern but still very elegant–stained glass is the way to go! Just look at this simple but stylish stained glass kitchen cupboard. The clear glass lets you see what is in each one but the lovely sweeping design blocks you from seeing any real clutter. This type of look while trendy–will never go out of style.

Modern Stained Glass Dividers

For a stylish way to break up a room or create intricate enclosed areas in your home, stained glass is an old tool which can be modernized. Just take a look at the lovely room divider made from stained glass below. By using a rather geometric abstract pattern, instead of a more life-like, curving one–this home goes from plain to intriguing. Plus, the stained glass is semi-private. Making it perfect for a home office area or reading nook.

Modern Stained Glass Bathroom Windows

In the past bathroom windows made from stained glass have been fairly standard. Usually a mix of textured and beveled glass with a pop of color here and there. But it’s time for a new look in an era of evolving tastes. This abstract and simply stunning modern stained glass window is the look of the future–and we love it!

For more information on modern stained glass for your Colorado Springs home, reach out to us at Scottish Stained Glass today!

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