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Old 07-31-2006, 09:11 PM   #1
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When we bought our Scamp two years ago there was nothing covering the vent window over the stovetop and I wanted more privacy. A curtain seemed out of the question since it would be a fire hazard, so I used spray-on "frosted glass." That was okay at first but over time it turned sort of yellow, so I scraped it off & decided to try something else.

At the craft store I found a product called "Gallery Glass," which comes in a squeeze bottle & gives a stained-glass look. After putting the stick-on "leading" strips on the inside of the glass, I used blue, yellow and clear white to match the color scheme in our Scamp. I love the way the colors look when the light shines through the window!

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Old 07-31-2006, 10:04 PM   #2
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When we bought our Scamp two years ago there was nothing covering the vent window over the stovetop and I wanted more privacy. A curtain seemed out of the question since it would be a fire hazard, so I used spray-on "frosted glass." That was okay at first but over time it turned sort of yellow, so I scraped it off & decided to try something else.

At the craft store I found a product called "Gallery Glass," which comes in a squeeze bottle & gives a stained-glass look. After putting the stick-on "leading" strips on the inside of the glass, I used blue, yellow and clear white to match the color scheme in our Scamp. I love the way the colors look when the light shines through the window!

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Very good. Ours is already frosted, but adding some color might be a nice thing to. Now I'll have to think of colors and patterns... hmmmmmm
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Old 07-31-2006, 10:08 PM   #3
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Thats great!

I love the little whimsical things folks do.
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Old 08-01-2006, 12:59 AM   #4
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Window tint material is also another alternative.
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Old 08-01-2006, 04:14 PM   #5
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Being as frugal as I can be, I had some damaged flourescent 2x4 light diffusers kicking around...the pebbled ones and so cut out a couple pieces of diffuser for the stove and door vents....slipped it in on the inside of the plastic that`s already in there.....this stuff is pretty brittle and so breaks easily when working with it, but worked out not too bad and the small windows are now opaque...although I do like the mock leaded window effect that I believe Sandra did........Benny
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Old 08-01-2006, 04:38 PM   #6
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Very nice idea! I like the design you did!
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Old 08-01-2006, 08:14 PM   #7
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In the shelf paper department at our local Home Depot I found a variant which was clear but textured. When I replaced the glass in the shower door I put this on each side of the clear acrylic I replaced it with.

Instant privacy but it does not dim the light much at all. Complete with adhesive, you just remove the backing and put it on, being careful to get the bubbles out.
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Old 08-01-2006, 08:43 PM   #8
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I had the window obscured but decided I liked being able to see out. Privacy is not a real concern because my wife is 72 and anyone peeking in would be considered a compliment. She is not looking over my shoulder or else I'd be dead.
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Old 08-02-2006, 07:43 AM   #9
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I had the window obscured but decided I liked being able to see out. Privacy is not a real concern because my wife is 72 and anyone peeking in would be considered a compliment. She is not looking over my shoulder or else I'd be dead.


My elderly mom oftens says, if someone should ever catch her in her birthday suit...they'd either not know what it was, or they've already seen better before. (My dad says they'd tell her to get out the iron, her clothes are wrinkled )
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My kitchen window is frosted, but my door has a two-piece sliding window -- The previous owner found some kind of stained-glass pattern plastic overlay and covered one of the windows.
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We added a strip of peel-and-stick velcro to the top of the window frame, then attached the matching velcro to a small curtain I made.


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