Colorful glass has been around for thousands of years, beginning with the ancient Egyptians, according to the Stained Glass Association of America.
Lovers of historic architecture know stained glass windows can be found in many an old religious building. Those fabulous color-block-stained church glass windows may feel a bit dated at times, but are now actually on trend.
Brightly hued drinking glasses, bottles, decanters and cake stands of today are elegant, delicate and, most importantly, fun. With colors spanning the entire rainbow and beyond, there is always a way to add a bit of whimsy to your tabletop whatever your preferred palette.
Colored glass more recently had its heyday in the '50s and '60s, when it was brought into homes in a big way. However, it is a newly returned trend for 2021.
The colors have been revamped to include softer pastel shades, beautiful jewel tones and modern shapes that are as exciting to look at as they are to use.
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Home trends to spruce up your space
Trend reports for 2021 are full of ideas for the home. Here are some more to try.
The pandemic has disrupted many aspects of life, and some of the most significant shifts have occurred in housing. A combination of factors could lead to high activity in some parts of the rental market while creating uncertainty or vulnerability in others.
Were you one of the millions of homeowners, renters or business owners who suffered from the recent miserable polar weather in the core of the USA? The storm and low temperatures left millions without power, drinking water, food and other necessities. Frozen and burst water pipes in houses and businesses are now as plentiful as flies at a summer cookout.
If you have an Amazon Echo, you’ve probably tapped into some of the cool features the virtual assistant Alexa can provide, from controlling your lights and thermostat to grocery shopping and reading off recipes. Now you can add sous-chef to the list of tasks Alexa has mastered—at least when it comes to reheating your food.