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Are you looking for ways to spruce up your boring wood fence in your yard?
Looking for ways to add some color and fun?
That’s exactly the situation I was in. We had finished fencing off a portion of our backyard, poured a stamped concrete pad, erected a beautiful pavilion, planted a huge variety of flowering plants…all in addition to our chicken coop and rabbit hutch.
The space was coming along, but, it felt boring. I wanted to spruce it up a little bit with some color.
We were getting ready to have about 40 people over at our house for a party and I was racking my brain for quick and easy ways to add decor.
I have a stack of old windows that I keep around for various projects and decided that I should take one of them and paint it a fun color and hang it on the inside of our fence.
So that’s exactly what I did! Let me show you how I did it.
How To Turn An Old Window Into Decor
Step 1: Gather all of your supplies
I needed paint, paint brush, painter’s tape and a cleaner.
Step 2: Clean window
Using a paper towel or an old rag, clean both window frame and glass
Step 3: Tape off glass
Using painter’s tape, tape the inside perimeter of the glass to ensure you don’t get paint on the glass
Step 4: Paint
I used Dixie Belle chalk mineral paint in the color “Barn Red”
Step 5: Remove tape and allow to dry
Remove the painter’s tape when the paint is still wet and then allow the paint to dry before hanging
Step 6: Hang
I hung my window on the inside of my fence with two wood screws. I hung an exterior grade boxwood wreath and added two metal decor pieces that I found at my local thrift store.