Have you ever walked into a home of an interior designer or a boss and become overwhelmed with the awe of how spacious the home is? The first thing you notice are the glass walls or big glass windows. Glass provides the illusion of more space but also transparency that extends a rooms actual size. The wondrous thing about glass decor is not just walls, windows, tables but it can come in other forms of decor such as glazing, countertops, doors. Glass will help brighten up your home allowing more sunlight and even the moonlight! Whether you enjoy using glass to bring in the morning sun, or a hundred other purposes, glass can be overlooked when customizing home interiors. Here are some ways to let glass brighten your home.
Glass tabletops serve as the focal point of the space, complement the decor and amplify the light in the room when utilized correctly.
Seating Showcase & Complement Theme
Using a glass tabletop allows you to show off the beautiful upholstery or intricate wooden scroll-work of your dining room chairs. The ability to see through the tabletop brings the seating out of the shadows of an opaque tabletop and adds depth to any setting.
In a modern room with a lot of clean lines and streamlined furnishings, a glass tabletop complements the theme with sophisticated simplicity. The transparent nature of the tabletop allows the other elements in the room to shine. Continue reading Custom Cut Glass Table Tops for Your Home
It’s that time and you have to start making some real changes. Get the ball rolling, start the motions, drop the plastic-ware and move forward. This simple beginners guide will show you some great possibilities, missed opportunities and what you need to do next with your home interior and decor.
Don’t worry if your even less than a beginner. As you will see, it’s actually not that hard to go from “ok” to “fantastic”. It doesn’t matter if you live in a small home, large home, apartment, studio, own or just rent. Your upgrade possibilities are limitless and affordable.
Let’s start with a few inspirational tips from the Pros. Again the whole point is to make a lot happen in your home while at the same time not going crazy with finances. Continue reading Interior Design & Home Décor – A Beginners Guide
Businesses in the in DFW are choosing to add glass tops to their desks. Alamo has been accommodating the glass and mirror needs of local businesses for years. By adding a glass top to your office desk you are not only benefiting the surface of the desk, but you are instantly adding a more modern look. This helps keep you desk looking polished, even if you have a stacks of paperwork!
Alamo Glass can come to your business and measure your offices to fit a custom piece of glass on every desk. If you need holes in the glass for computer plugs, phone cords, etc- no problem! We have got you covered. Glass will help protect your newly purchased office furniture from scratches, spills and other accidents that may arise, while providing a great writing surface. Continue reading Dallas and Ft. Worth Businesses Are Choosing Glass Furniture Tops For Their Offices!
In addition, glass makes cleanup a breeze. Spills and messes won’t harm a glass top. Thick, crystal clear glass is often used to keep a prized dining table, desk, or coffee table in tiptop shape. But glass can do more than protect the wood of your table or desk, it can turn your furniture into a conversation piece. It can showcase your favorite items while enhancing the decor.
Many people choose to display pictures, postcards, and favorite poems beneath the glass. For writers and artists, sitting down to a desk and seeing inspirational quotes or beautiful artwork can help spur creativity.
Sandwiching unique liquor labels or novelty postcards between the glass and a bar top, can add interest to your recreation room. Glass tabletops which feature pictures of exotic destinations or fantastical prints can add color to a room. Continue reading Glass Can Do More than Protect Your Tabletop
Washington artist and furniture maker Greg Klassen’s does it again with a beautiful custom-made glass tabletop.
In the images below you can see how he was able to custom fit blue glass over two pieces of wood to give the appearance of an ocean view.
So much talent in the world today when it comes to art. You may be surprised to know how easy it is to take this beauty and talent and apply it to your home when it comes to custom glass.
There is very little need to go crazy with large modifications, which tend to over-exaggerate the contours and dimensions of any given room.
Start small and make subtle changes here and there. Continue reading Glass Tabletops & Mirrors Make a Beautiful Home
Interior decorating and design is strictly subjective. It should be based on our own creativity, and if we fall short in that category, we can enlist the assistance of an accomplished professional. There are guidelines that we can use that others use and that have a proven track record. No need to memorize rules, or master the process. They will help you build a foundation to achieve the look you want for your home, or a specific room. Now just relax and allow your creativity to blossom. Here are some tips.
If you are considering changing the color of the room, try waiting until your items are in the room. Most people like to have any painting done when the room is empty. This is fine for convenience purposes, but sometimes your furnishings change the room’s personality, and require a wall color or covering that stays in line with the room’s overall look. Lighting from natural sources varies widely and your furniture may reflect it to correspond better with another paint color or wall covering. Continue reading Interior Decorating & Design is Strictly Subjective
Coffee tables provide an incredible amount of room for books, blossoms and ornamental pieces. Try and use a multitude of various items in proper order and fashion design wise to capture the attention of your guests.
Try clustering candles of various sizes and colors in one vase and take advantage of the nice look and feel of trays and ceramic dishes. Next you can always add random clean objects to sit nicely on a well-organized stack of reading material.
Why Glass Table Tops?
Many people go to great expense and effort to furnish their dining room. Beautiful wood is now more available than ever and if you are furnishing an apartment, cottage or home, you will want to take advantage of the beautiful look wood can provide to a room.
In most cases, the dining room will have the most concentration of wood of any room in the entire home. The beautiful table, chairs, and hutches provide a startlingly beautiful ambiance for family meals. Woods provide warmth and beauty to their space.
Dining tables represent a focal point for your family and home. Some people love to have wooden furniture and others like the modern glass look. Both have their advantages. A variety glass table tops have made their way into the chic of interior designs. Some people use the glass alone as the top, while others use to cover their beautiful wood top for protection and ease of cleaning.
Starting out in restaurants for the beautiful look and feel as well as cleaning benefits, glass tops for your table make living with beautiful furniture a reality.