Glass block has long been used in homes as a way to bring natural light and a feeling of openness to rooms yet maintain privacy.
People’s fondness for this material has waxed and waned throughout the decades. These days, when you hear the phrase “glass block,” your mind is likely to recall the neon-accented icy interiors of the 80s.
Or, recalling a 40s film noir atmosphere, you may have some vague mental picture of curved glass block windows in the front of some black-and-white mystery mansion.
But did you know that these amazing building blocks can also be used in many other beautiful ways?
You can use glass blocks to make crafty home decorations and gifts!
Now although the ideas you see below look gorgeous and skillfully made, they are very easy projects anyone can do. Most of them simply make use of stencils, decals, glass frosting spray, ribbons, or string lights. So even if you think you don’t have enough creativity to make any of these projects, you’d be surprised at how easy it is to make your own, equally beautiful glass block masterpiece!
Think of any occasion there is in a year and there’s most probably a suitable glass block craft project for it. Whether you are looking to decorate your home or you’d like to give a loved one a gift, these glass block projects will make unique pieces of art everyone will surely love.
Now, which of these glass block ideas would you like to DIY right now? :)
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Family Photo Display
Valentines Day Gift
Beach Themed Decor
Easter Egg Decor
“Welcome to our Home” Sign
Inspirational Quotes Display
Gift Box Decor
Winter Season Decor