Subtle Touches Can Improve a Space Dramatically: Using Glass in Your Home

Sometimes it’s the little things that make the big difference to the home. One material that can do this is glass. Here, we teamed up with the folks over at Me and My Glass to show you how you can decorate your home by adding glass. See the ideas and products that can improve your home’s interior design. 

Glass Blocks

Glass blocks can be stacked and built to create a wall. This wall can divide a large room into two small rooms. This is a perfect way to break up an area and add privacy. Lighting can go through the glass blocks too. The blocks are mainly used in bedrooms or bathrooms as a shower screen.

Glass Shower Screen

An alternative to glass blocks and shower curtains is glass shower screens. These panels provide a modern finish to any bathroom plus they are easy to clean. They can come in clear, frosted or tinted glass.

Glass Balustrades

Glass balustrades are used in a lot of modern-day offices. However, they can also be used in your home. You can get these fitted on your staircase. This would provide a wow factor to your hallway, stairway and landing area. Make a great first impression with your home and get glass balustrades.

Mirrored Wardrobes 

A mirrored wardrobe in your bedroom is an ideal way to make a room seem larger than it actually is. Fitted wardrobes are designed for how you get dressed and prepare for the day. Once you are getting ready you can look in the mirror and start the day. 

Glass Splashbacks

The splashback solution in most households is the tile. They come in a range of colours, shapes and sizes. The problem with tiles is that the grout gets dirty and this can be hard to clean. This is an alternative with glass splashbacks because they are easy to clean. Plus you can pick pretty much any colour you want. The colour can even match the paint colour on the kitchen walls!

Glass Furniture

Glass can be the perfect replacement for wood when it comes to furniture. Coffee table tops and dining table tops can all benefit from a glass top instead of wood. A wood finish looks old fashioned and outdated. Whereas glass looks fresh and goes with most colour schemes. Glass as a great decorative touch to any room in the house. You could even have glass shelves. These are recommended in the bathroom as they are water-resistant.

Glass can be used in many areas of the home and can be a great feature to a room. With glass, many people think it can be quite dangerous but this isn’t the case. The glass used in the products is called toughened but also known as safety glass. The reason why it’s called this is because when it smashes it shatters into small pieces rather than large shards. Plus safety glass has been through a process where it has been toughened which makes it strong and safe to use around the house.

Eve Crabtree

Eve Crabtree is a journalist with a passion for interior design. She keeps up to date with the latest trends in the interior industry and regularly tests her hand at crafting and redecorating during her spare time.

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