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My Favorites: Knobs

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.

1)  Anthopologie

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

Source: Anthropologie

Source: Anthropologie

Tanga Toggle Knob $18/each

Source: Anthropologie

Source: Anthropologie

Santiago Horseshoe Pull $2.95/each

Anthropologie

Anthropologie

Gramercy Knobs $10/each

Source: Anthropologie

Source: Anthropologie

Telescope Knobs $10/each

Source: Anthropologie

Source: Anthropologie

Swirled Geode Knob $24/each

Source: Anthropologie

Source: Anthropologie

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

Source: Nest Studio

Source: Nest Studio

Octogonal pull $90/peice

Source: Nest Studio

Source: Nest Studio

Hexagonal bar pull $80/each

Source: Nest Studio

Source: Nest Studio

3) Edgar Berebi

This line is more ornate and has an old world opulence vibe.  This line would go well with a traditional style.

Astoria Collection

Source: ww.edgarberebi.com

Source: ww.edgarberebi.com

Oberlin Collection

Source: ww.edgarberebi.com

Source: ww.edgarberebi.com

Union Grove Collection

Source: ww.edgarberebi.com

Source: ww.edgarberebi.com

4) Myknobs.com

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

Source: Myknobs.com

Source: Myknobs.com

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

Source: Myknobs.com

Source: Myknobs.com

Source: Myknobs.com

Source: Myknobs.com

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

Source: West Elm

Source: West Elm

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.

Source: laviepartagee.com

Source: laviepartagee.com

Source: laviepartagee.com

Source: laviepartagee.com

6) SchoolHouse Electric & Supply Co

This vendor specializes in rustic and industrial themes.  They have well priced knobs as well as awesome lighting.

Knobs

Source: Schoolhouse Electrice Co

Source: Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co

Source: Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co

Source: Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co

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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Author: Chau Hoang
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