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    A Closer Look at Retail Redesign Using Stained Glass for Alter’d State

A Closer Look at Retail Redesign Using Stained Glass for Alter’d State

Many commercial properties don’t consider stained glass for decorative elements or brand awareness opportunities. Stained glass actually presents countless creative opportunities in addition to creative ways to really enhance the guest experience. People often think of colorful, intricate stained glass pieces in churches or pubs, but stained glass is actually available in any style you’re looking for. Altar’d State, a national, faith-based retailer, has taken advantage of stained glass for all of its incredible benefits during the redesign of many of their locations.
The Benefits of Custom Commercial Stained Glass in Alter’d State Stores
With over 100 national locations, Altar’d State has dedicated their company to revolutionize the retail experience. With a high attention to the buyer experience, Altar’d State delivers a very differentiated retail process with incredible attention to detail and aesthetics. Custom commercial stained glass in these locations have a contemporary design that makes their properties look bright and welcoming. The leaded glass storefronts offer buyers a bit of privacy, obscuring some of the views into the store. Leaded glass storefront elements offer significant visual interest, often leading to higher rates of potential customer attraction as well as retained guests. With custom leaded glass features inside the store as well, buyers can enjoy beautiful pieces of art that also function as privacy solutions for guest changing rooms.
Custom Commercial Stained Glass for Colorado Springs Retail Stores
Colorado Springs Stained Glass is honored to be the custom commercial stained glass specialists serving the Colorado Springs area. We’ve proudly completed the Altar’d State Boulder location and have other incredible commercial project portfolio items that we’d love to share with you. Custom commercial stained glass can offer incredible benefits for buyer experience and property value.

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Stained Glass We Love: La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Colorado Springs Stained Glass is really passionate about stained glass and everything about this industry! As our company grows, the more stained glass masterpieces that we find the more inspiration for our stained glass artisans. One of our favorite stained glass collections is found in La Sagrada Familia located in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain. The stained glass collection in La Sagrada Familia is breath-taking and we highly recommend adding this property to your bucket list.
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    Beautiful Ways Beveled Glass Can Add Style and Sophistication to Colorado Springs Homes

Beautiful Ways Beveled Glass Can Add Style and Sophistication to Colorado Springs Homes

It’s always a great time to invest in your home in Colorado Springs. Finding small projects that really improve curb appeal and property value can be difficult– stained glass is always a great opportunity to really make your property stand out, enhancing style and adding sophistication. Beveled glass is a great medium that promotes these qualities while providing functionality in addition to beauty.
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    What Is Scottish Stained Glass? A Glance at Colorado Springs’ Most Beautiful Stained Glass

What Is Scottish Stained Glass? A Glance at Colorado Springs’ Most Beautiful Stained Glass

When working with new clients, often the question that we receive the most is, What is Scottish Stained Glass? We understand how this matter can be somewhat confusing. After all, stained glass gained much of its popularity in Europe during the times of Roman Gothic architecture and is best known for its existence in cathedrals, churches, and chapels located throughout Europe. However, when it comes to our stained glass, Scottish is more than just a term that references the origins of our work. It also has to do a lot with our processes and our history as a company.

Elegant Examples of Charles Rennie Mackintosh Stained Glass

Colorado Springs Stained Glass is committed to creating the best custom stained glass available in the Colorado Springs area. We love working with our clients to co-create timeless pieces to adorn their homes and businesses. One of our more popular requests and influences is Charles Rennie Mackintosh stained glass. This acclaimed Scottish architect and artist has shaped an era in stained glass and continues to inspire many.
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    Benefits of Custom Stained Glass Replacement for Colorado Springs Churches

Benefits of Custom Stained Glass Replacement for Colorado Springs Churches

When considering a custom stained glass replacement, Colorado Springs churches can greatly benefit from the expertise of the stained glass artisans at Colorado Springs Stained Glass. Using a combination of onsite consultations, a wide variety of designs, modern techniques, and a traditional artistic touch, we can ensure that your church’s new stained glass windows and adornments reflect the message and spirit of your congregation.
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    Family Crest Stained Glass Panels for Colorado Springs Homes

Family Crest Stained Glass Panels for Colorado Springs Homes

Family crests are typically a Scottish tradition- clan badges are commonly worn by members of Scottish clans signifying what clan their family allegiance is to. These intricate family crests can be beautifully portrayed in stained glass! Colorado Springs Homeowners, are you looking for a unique, custom piece of art to celebrate your heritage? Even if your family doesn’t have a historic family crest, did you know you could design one and have it displayed in your Colorado Springs home?

Benefits of Family Crest Stained Glass in Your Colorado Springs Home
Family crest stained glass panels define unique, one-of-a-kind art! Colorado Springs homeowners agree that finding personalized art that is so symbolic and full of imagery significant to their family’s narrative is incredibly difficult. These family crests make great additions to any Colorado Springs home, really allowing your family to celebrate your heritage in a very special way. The impeccable craftsmanship of each family crest stained glass panel we create can last lifetimes, with proper care of course, meaning you can give these to your grand children making it a wonderful family heirloom.

Even if your family doesn’t have a traditional family crest, we’ve done many stained glass panel projects featuring modern takes on family crests. These can incorporate significant family or life quotes, beautifully done family initials, as well as important imagery to your Colorado Springs family.

Family Crest Stained Glass Panel Design Process
Our stained glass family crest panels are individually handcrafted and designed here in Colorado Springs, allowing you to choose the perfect colors, shapes, and textures. The most popular way we create family crest stained glass panels are in hexagonal shapes, but you are free to choose whatever design fits best with your Colorado [...]

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    5 Great Ideas for Adding Stained Glass to Your Colorado Springs Home

5 Great Ideas for Adding Stained Glass to Your Colorado Springs Home

There’s no denying it. Colorado Springs is one of the best places to own a home. But do you want to know the best way to get the most of living in Colorado Springs? Stained glass offers the solution Colorado Springs homeowners need for creating privacy, beauty, and more.

Protect Your Stained Glass Now–Save Money In The Future

Do I Need A Stained Glass Covering?
Stained Glass because it is so beautiful, often comes across as delicate.  While it should always be handled and treated with care, it is by no means overly fragile. But that does not mean it is not a good idea, to have a glass protective covering over the stained glass in your church or home.  First off, since stained glass is so expensive the minimal cost of protecting it greatly outweighs the greater cost of repair. Secondly, stained glass windows are purchased with the idea they will become a family heirloom.  In which case you want to make sure stay intact and looking good for a long time.  Lastly, stained glass windows, on churches especially, are often a target of vandalism.  A protective covering on your stained glass is just an all around a great way to extend the longevity on a window that means so much to you.
Types Of Stained Glass Coverings
There are many different options types of protective layers for your stained glass and each one has it’s pros and cons.  Colorado Springs Stained Glass can explain each to your to help you make the very best choice.

Window Film As Stained Glass Covering

The Pro: Is easily applied even on a DIY level (although not suggested) and can protect from UV Rays

The Con: Is not as strong as other protective layers, which could lead to glass still breaking.

Glass As Stained Glass Covering

The Pro:   it stays clear over time, and it is a little stiffer and more scratch resistant than the plastics.

The Con: Does not protect from UV rays unless tint is applied

Acrylic As Stained Glass Covering

The Pro: Is strong, durable, stays clear over time

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    Colorado Springs Stained Glass Remodeling & Renovation Process

Colorado Springs Stained Glass Remodeling & Renovation Process

An essential part of maintaining and caring for stained glass involves being aware of any signs of deterioration or damage. Though stained glass windows can last for centuries, just like any other piece of art, they’re still prone to experiencing normal wear. For this reason, it’s highly commonly that owners have their stained glass restored through remodeling and renovation. At Colorado Springs Stained Glass, we’re experts in stained glass repair and renovation. Below we’ve outlined our process for stained glass repair as well as a brief explanation about what causes deterioration.
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