I am obsessed with pretty and whimsical objects, especially knobs. They are an inexpensive way to upgrade IKEA-like furniture by jazzing up any furniture or room. For my own apartment, I used modern brass pulls and knobs to customize my kitchen. Here is my current selection of favorites.
Anthropologie is a great source for colorful and unique knobs and pulls. You do have to pick and choose because the quality of these items vary. Their current line is inspired by equestrians which would fit right into any country style interiors. It will even bring a bit of warmth and personality to a modern interior that can come off cold.
Crystal Bar Knobs $18/each
Tanga Toggle Knob $18/each
Santiago Horseshoe Pull $2.95/each
Gramercy Knobs $10/each
Telescope Knobs $10/each
Swirled Geode Knob $24/each
2) Nest Studio
These knobs are like jewelry, expensive but worth it. The style is modern and veers toward geometric lines.
Brass and acrylic handle $80/ piece
Octogonal pull $90/peice
Hexagonal bar pull $80/each
3) Edgar Berebi
This line is more ornate and has an old world opulence vibe. This line would go well with a traditional style.
Union Grove Collection
I purchased knobs for a renovation project from this vendor. The price is fair and the site has a huge collection of knobs, from the inexpensive to those produced by high end designers. The ones I used for my kitchen featured in prior post (link here) are from Lews Hardware.
Lews Hardware Bar Pull Collection – Bar Knob in Brushed Brass – ( LEW-46017 ) $7.50/each
Lews Hardware Bar Pull Collection – 3″ (76mm) and 3 3/4″ (96mm) Bar Pull 7.0″ O/A in Brushed Brass – ( LEW-46015 ) $15/each
5) West Elm
This furniture store also has interesting and trendy knobs. I would only use their knobs to update furniture, but not for any heavy duty cabinetry. The quality depends on the knobs.
Agate Cabinet Handle Set – Green $49/each set
I previously used a grey/ brass version available a few seasons back to update my IKEA console. It is a statement piece that will add the extra oomph needed for a small space. I also changed the legs to heavy duty modern chrome L-shape. Many people can not guess that this is an old Besta console that I inherited from my sister’s office. Small updates can make a huge difference.
6) SchoolHouse Electric & Supply Co
This vendor specializes in rustic and industrial themes. They have well priced knobs as well as awesome lighting.
7) Liz’s Antique Hardware
This website has a large variety of knobs nicely organized by style.
Now that you know some of my sources for knobs, I hope I inspired you to take a chance on interesting jewelry for your furniture.
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