Stained glass has been used in buildings for centuries upon centuries. It’s no wonder considering its unique aesthetic! Easily incorporate stained glass into any style of home; the glass can be made into many different shapes, sizes, and colors. The geometric glass shapes can form diverse landscapes, portraits, designs, and anything else the heart desires.
With how the sun strikes the stained glass, your room will be flooded by gorgeous colorful hues. The glass will be sure to add unforgettable character to your entryway. Using the stained glass in your front door helps you maintain privacy in your home while simultaneously welcoming in natural light.
So, get creative and curious and install your very own stained glass. Check out the photos below to inspire you and see how stained glass can be used in your front door!
1. Command Attention
With a grand amount of stained glass pieces like this doorway, everyone’s attention is demanded. It’s a piece of artwork that won’t soon be forgotten. The sunburst design pulls color from the fountain and planters in the courtyard.
2. Bold And Vintage
Keep a piece of the past by maintaining the original stained glass in the door. The bright blue door highlights the stained glass and its antique intricacies.
3. Soft Surroundings
The light wood interior of this home is illuminated and showcased by the stained glass front door. The floral and geometric design in the door is surrounded by clear, textured glass. The expanse of clear glass welcomes in an abundance of natural light.
4. Front Door Accent
Accent your double front door with an arch of stained glass. If you don’t want to commit to a door donned in stained glass but still want to enjoy its beauty, this may be the look for you. With how high the glass sits on the door, colorful light will fill the entryway of the space.
5. Stained Glass Sidelights
Sidelights are the window panels that flank a door, as seen in the photo above. You can get more enjoyment out of your stained glass by installing it in the sidelights as well!
6. Pebbled Glass
Pebbled glass brings in all the wanted light without sacrificing privacy. Add in the stained glass colors and design, and you have quite the art display on your front door.
7. Heavy Features
The heavy features of these double doors are lightened by the addition of the delicate stained glass. The shapes are large and colorful, softening the bulky size of the doors. The gold filament used to separate the glass panels complements the hardware used across each door. The stained glass gives the doors a more dainty look.
8. Views Upon Views
The portion of glass above the door, the transom window, allows for additional light to be let indoors. Increase the aesthetics of the transom window by installing a unique, colorful piece of stained glass.
9. Vineyard Vibes
Stained glass is such a fun way to add personality to a door. Use a combination of colors and patterns to create the perfect design. Notice all the different shapes used in this stained glass pattern: grape leaves, grape clusters, and geometric shapes for the background.
10. Thin Lines And Shapes
This style of stained glass appears a bit more dainty and delicate. It spans the whole width and length of the door panel, giving it center stage as you enter your home. Using this type of stained glass door may be best in the back of your home, considering its very transparent glass pieces.
11. Geometrics Galore
Check out this incredible stained glass door art! The geometric patterns one each side are symmetrical, providing immense visual interest. The sunray on the top of the door serves as the cherry on top of the intriguing display.
12. Dutch Door
Make your dutch door even more appealing with the installation of stained glass. Historically, these types of doors were commonly found in farmhouses. Now, they can be seen in practically any style of home. The door is split into two halves, the top serving like a window you can open up and allow a fresh breeze into the home.
13. Tell A Story
The stained glass used in this home is reminiscent of pieces you may find in a chapel or cathedral. The piece presents a heavenly figure. Similar colors and shapes are used throughout the three pieces of stained glass.
14. Modern Glass
This glass in the door is beveled, adding to the interesting shape and texture of each glass piece. The beveling makes the design more unique. The clear glass allows for the optimal amount of light to stream inside.
15. Charming Character
Add character to your home with the farmhouse style dutch door accompanied by beautiful argyle-patterned stained glass. The dark colors used will ensure optimal privacy and beauty.
16. Splash Of Color
Bask your white walls and hallway with splashes of colorful light from a stained glass door. Using the charm of stained glass is an easy way to liven your home and add color to it.
17. Consistent Pattern
Let the style of the glass run through the home as well. The curling designs run through both doors and the panel above. The same curves and curls are also found in the floor design and artwork on the wall. This makes the style of the space cohesive.
18. Aged To Perfection
Though the paint may be cracking along the door and doorframe, the stained glass remains intact and looking as gorgeous as ever. The red glass serves as a perfect border for the centerpiece flower design.
19. Intricate Design
The combination of opaque and translucent glass helps the designs to truly pop. Shapes can be better seen and formed by using both types of glass.
20. Baby Blue Aesthetic
Blue hues have a calming effect and are the perfect color companion to stained glass. There’s no doubt that installing stained glass into your front door will greatly increase your home’s aesthetic.
21. Consistent Pattern
Allow the pattern of the stained glass to reflect itself in the design of the door. It’s almost as if the stained glass is a continuation of the door’s pattern. Though simple in design, the colors used in each glass panel are attractive and catch the eye.
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