Stained glass windows are a stunning addition to any home. Whether you have just a few coloured panes in one of your windows or an entire design in a picture window, stained glass really brings just a little bit more personality and beauty to a home.
There are many ways in which to implement stained glass windows into the design and décor of your home. Most folk choose to use small leaded windows as accents, or have a main picture window in the home converted to a feature stained glass window by designing a beautiful stained glass image to fit it. But there are some more unusual stained glass window design ideas to consider too.
Here are a couple of the more unusual stained glass window design ideas for you to consider if you are not the more traditional stained glass window idea type.
In terms of unusual stained glass window design ideas, the most simple and effective way to create a different stained glass window look is to go for an unusual shape. In this image the designer has gone all out, creating an exquisite growing outward spiral of stained glass windows. This is incredibly beautiful, but you need not go to this extreme to achieve an unusual stained glass look, just think about unusual ways to position or shape your features stained glass window!
If you have an older house, in which there are fan lights or transom windows, or even a contemporary home in which you have other windows over the doors, why not replace these plain panes with some sort of stained glass design. In this image the designer had used a rainbow coloured selection of glass sections, but really you could use any design you choose to suite the design and décor of your room.
Another unusual stained glass window design idea which is very attractive is to use stained glass as a frame around your front door entrance. Many homes have window panels built in around the front door this just takes the design and décor to a different level by creating a colourful and interesting décor feature of the door.
Or how about picking a subject for the stained glass images that is completely out of the norm? Here the designer has gone for a beautiful transport inspired theme window complete with aeroplane and red car. Very cute and very unusual!