Custom Mirrors Transform Dallas and Ft Worth Homes

Custom Glass Mirrors

Mirrors are an inexpensive way to dramatically change the look of any room.   Many Dallas

and Ft Worth homeowners have discovered that adding a mirror to a room will brighten the room up and create the illusion that the room is much larger than it actually is.   Alamo Glass and Mirror has been a Dallas and Ft Worth leader in custom mirror installations since 1945.

Alamo Glass can cut mirrors to virtually any size or shape that a home owner desires.  Mirrors that fill up a space ( meaning fit wall to wall) will really make a difference in the look and feel of your room.  Common areas that we install custom plate mirrors in are bathroom vanities, dining room walls, entry ways, wet bars, exercise rooms, and above fire place mantles. Continue reading Custom Mirrors Transform Dallas and Ft Worth Homes

Glass Tabletops & Mirrors Make a Beautiful Home

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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.

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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 & Design is Strictly Subjective

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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

From Clutter to Color! Simple Tricks for the Trinkets

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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.

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Break the Rules! Add Style to Your Home

Window Glass ReplacementMany people believe that painting a small room white will make it appear larger. Unfortunately this is a misconception, just like the idea that fewer furniture pieces can enlarge a room.

By wisely choosing your paint colors and watching where you place pieces, you can achieve the larger look you are looking for. You can also learn more at HGTV.com (color rules for small spaces).

There is no reason to sacrifice your personal style to achieve a color-coordinated area that is pleasing to the eye, and comfortable to live in. Continue reading Break the Rules! Add Style to Your Home

Glass Shower Doors & A Healthy Home – Recent Studies

Frameless Glass Shower Doors Dallas TXEveryone knows that glass shower doors and enclosures are a more efficient way of keeping water inside your shower and add beauty and value to your home.

Did you know that glass shower doors also create a healthier home? 

Alamo Glass & Mirror installs many glass shower doors in Dallas, and are proud of the fact that our shower door installations are providing many health benefits and relief to allergy and asthma sufferers.

According to BEMA (Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association) glass shower enclosures create many health benefits. Bath enclosures are a highly effective means to retain steam in the shower.  Doctors often recommend steam as a home remedy to ease congestion, sore throats and coughing due to colds, allergies, asthma, sinusitis, influenza and pneumonia. Continue reading Glass Shower Doors & A Healthy Home – Recent Studies

Glass Mirrors Make Your Home Fashionable!

glass mirrorsEvery day, millions of people look into their mirror. Whether tying a tie or applying makeup, your mirror is an essential element of your life. Many people don’t really see the mirror itself, just the reflection.

Your mirror can complement an entire room, enhance the lighting, and increase the ambiance of your room. It all comes down to using the mirror as a formidable component of your living area. It can open up a room and accentuate the positive. Continue reading Glass Mirrors Make Your Home Fashionable!

Bathroom Color Schemes & Matching Frameless Shower Doors

frameless shower doorsThere is no right way to decorate a bathroom nowadays. Homeowners are choosing to follow their own instincts when it comes to selecting paint colors, wallpapers, and tiles.

There are some trends of course, the shift to letting in as much natural light as possible and using lots of crystal clear glass to filter that light.  With more glass you will actually want less hardware to cover it up. Frameless shower doors are popular for a reason. They suit any decor and can look modern, elegant, fresh, green, bright, edgy, or retro. Continue reading Bathroom Color Schemes & Matching Frameless Shower Doors

Add Sparkle with Custom Glass Table Tops to Any Room

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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.

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