Nestled into the hillside of this contemporary home's backyard is a studio bump-out addition, compete with a pivoting glass door. Minimal design features are included inside the studio, making it the perfect place for a homeowner seeking solitude or artistic inspiration in the midst of beautiful scenery.
According to glass insert manufacturer Bendheim, refacing your cabinets costs about 20% of what replacing them would cost. Plus, it’s a project you can do yourself over a weekend without losing the use of your kitchen. There are plenty of options besides plain clear glass: you can choose from etched (shown), fluted, crackled, colored or patterned glass, and set off your new look with interior cabinet lighting.
This one-of-a-kind backsplash is made from kiln-fired glass that has been carved and etched into a beautiful tropical motif. An aqua-colored wall lit by recessed lighting inside the cabinets creates the backsplash's glowing effect. Dark wood cabinets frame the glass art and draw the eye toward the stunning work of art.
Inspired by the famous Orient Express, this large wooden armoire in the kitchen features carved glass panels with blackbirds and grapes etched into its surface. On either side of the design, shelves offer storage for cookbooks and souvenirs collected from various travels.
The New York architectural firm Robert A. M. Stern Designs notches up that luxurious feel with Bendheim etched glass enclosures for this walk-in shower. Not only can you feel the texture of this lace-like design on both the inside and outside of the shower panels, you can also get a sense of movement under light. The best part: It's naturally resistant to fingerprints and stains, which makes this product a top choice for this high-traffic space.
The kitchen at the home of Nick Reed and Joelle Arqueros in Van Nuys, CA as seen on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation. For this remodel, interior designer Doug Widand repainted the walls, resurfaced the cabinets and hardware to keep this historic part of the home. An etched floral pattern in the glass adds visual interest to the space.
A pattern etched into the wood of this cabinet gives it an artistic personality. The dark wood pops against the light background and is decorated with bright colors from the vase and abstract painting resting above it.