We even considered concrete blocks like this.
Or this one that combines the shape of the first one, with the heft of the second.
Here is another really cool idea - hanging rectangular glass pieces.
But you know, i am all about paper - so here is my NEW divider! I used about 60 - 4 inch circles precut in heavy cardstock i picked up in the bargain section at Paper Source.I have been wanting to try sewing paper for a while now - so here was the perfect day. Rainy and dark outside, hubby watching football. We got out the sewing machine and went for it!
I wasn't sure what to expect. Would the tension be right? Would the thread break? Would the paper tear? None of the above. It sewed beautifully. I alternated silver and "pool" discs and varied the distance in between. Going for a random rather than orderly effect.
They provide just a slight division between the front door and the living room. Jim stuck them into the ceiling with upholstery tacks, cus that's what i could find! We just think they are so fab.