Why Fall Is The Perfect Season To Install An Iconic Aspen Leaf Stained Glass Window

Posted October 10th, 2017 by ssgadmin

Aspen Leaf Stained Glass For Your Fort Collin’s Home

Fall has most definitely come to Colorado, you can feel it in the chilly air at night and see it with the swarm of pumpkin spice foods, coffees, candies and more. Colorado is near perfect in the Autumn, while the temperatures do dip from time to time, overall it is very comfortable and a great time for improvements to your Fort Collins home. At Scottish Stained Glass this is right around the time of year we start getting requests for more nature-driven patterns on stained glass for people’s home. Overwhelmingly we get requests for one of our most beautiful, and also most reflective of Colorado culture patterns–the Aspen leaf. Nothing could be more iconic to Colorado on stained glass than the petite, perfect and pretty Aspen leaf and branch. Here in our lovely city of Fort Collins Aspen trees turning bright yellow are everywhere and truly cherished by anyone who has come to love Colorado. Which is why Aspen leaf stained glass makes such wonderful addition to any Fort Collins home. If pure local beauty wasn’t reason enough to invest in Aspen leaf stained glass for your home, consider the other benefits of stained glass too:

Privacy: When it comes to bathroom or entryway windows, where a little privacy goes a long way, stained glass is the perfect solution. A
Curb Appeal: Stained Glass windows add instant style to any home’s windows and with an Aspen leaf pattern your home will compliment your surroundings perfectly.
Resale Value: Dollar for dollar one of the best ways to increase your homes resale value is with little touches like stained glass windows. What’s more, the Aspen leaf design is so iconic to Colorado, you are sure to wow potential home buyers when to comes time to sell.

If you live in the Fort Collins area and are ready for a Fall home improvement that will add style and elegance to your already lovely home, contact us at Scottish Window Stained Glass for a free consultation and get one step closer to the beauty that surrounds you with a gorgeous Aspen leaf stained glass window!

Why Stained Glass Is the PERFECT Fit For Your Houston Home

Posted October 6th, 2017 by ssgadmin

Stained Glass: The Perfect Fit For Your Houston Home

Stained glass is one of those architectural elements that really fits almost anywhere on any type of home. Did you ever wonder why that is? Well, we did–and it occurred to us that it has everything to do with do with style. Stained glass can match any style of home because it comes in so many different styles itself. Add to that the fact that is can be custom made to order and you have the perfect home accent for any home in Houston and anywhere in the world for that matter. It doesn’t matter if you are ultra hip and modern or more conservative and traditional–stained glass will work just as well for you either way because the styles of stained glass run the gamut from old school to new school and at Scottish Stained Glass Houston, we can help you find just the right stained glass masterpiece for your Houston home.

Stained Glass Style Guide For Houston Homes

Stained glass is so ubiquitous on homes in the Houston area and all around Texas because it comes in so many different, still beautiful themes, styles, colors, and textures. Below are a few examples of the most common styles you will see on homes in the area.

Patterened: Patterned stained glass includes repeating shapes, sizes, and colors. This symmetrical style allows for lower production costs while offering detailed and beautiful designs.

Tiffany Style: Opalescent glass, with its “milky” or “streaked” appearance, is a characteristic of Tiffany-style stained glass. This style also incorporates various layers and thicknesses of glass within each composition

Contemporary: Contemporary stained glass features minimal patterns and in some cases geometric lines. Designers like Greene and Greene or Frank Llyod Wright fit into this category. This style often incorporates dramatic lead lines as part of the imagery

Traditional: Stained glass in the traditional style includes realistically painted figures, flowers or foliage and usually an intricate lead matrix.

If any of these interest you, or you would like to explore more styles with us to put on your Houston home, contact us at Scottish Stained Glass Houston and schedule a free consultation for your very own work of glass art today!

Turn your Fort Collins basement into a stunning entertainment room with stained glass!

Posted October 6th, 2017 by ssgadmin
basement stained glass windows colorado springs

Because Fort Collins was founded in the 1800’s, there are many homes in the city that are easily over a hundred years old. While these historic homes tend to vary in their structure and style, many of them do seem to have one thing in common: basements. A basement can be a great thing to have as it provides extra space that can be used as a guest room, wine cellar, or entertainment room. And what better way to decorate the basement in your Fort Collins home than with stained glass!
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Add Elegance & Beauty to Your Colorado Springs Home with Nature Themed Stained Glass

Posted October 6th, 2017 by ssgadmin

Home to Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, and miles of pristine wilderness, Colorado Springs is undeniably one of the most beautiful places in the world. Being a resident of this city almost automatically classifies you as a lover of nature as it rightfully should. There’s nothing in the world quite as captivating Colorado Springs’ breathtaking mountain views and scenery. And there’s no reason you should have to leave all that beauty behind you when you leave the trails, especially when you can commemorate the experience with a nature themed stained glass window for your Colorado Springs home.
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Great Churches of the World: the First Presbyterian Church in Salt Lake City

Posted October 6th, 2017 by ssgadmin

Many who are familiar with the architecture in Salt Lake City know about the First Presbyterian Church, but few are away of its full story and history. Many people recognize this building as belonging to the National Register of Historic Places, but not all know about its hidden treasures and features. Within the First Presbyterian Church are some of the world’s most beautiful stained glass windows, renowned for both their colossal size and beauty.
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