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Crafty Chic Knobs

Custom hardware doesn't have to be expensive and it definitely doesn't have to be bland. These unique knobs give your cabinets, chests, and dressers instant style.


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    • Toy Trains

      After raiding the toy chest, we converted these teeny train cars into charming choo-choo handles. To make your own, remove two wheels and replace the axles with screws. Drive the screws into the drawer front.

      Tip:Drill holes through 1/2- to 1-inch segments of wood dowel and place behind slim items to make the knobs easier to grasp.

    • Toy Blocks

      These crazy blocks let you mix and match colors and letters for your own unique combination. Leave as individual blocks or form basic words for a fresh spin on these children's toys. Simply arrange them on your chosen piece of furniture and secure with screws through the back.

    • Glass Candleholder

      The candleholder's light-catching quality adds a hint of elegance to a bedroom, dining room, or anywhere you'd like to amp up the atmosphere. To pack a little more punch, fit a small piece of dowel rod snugly into the holder and paint it a funky color. Clear glue holds everything in place.

    • Wooden Spoon

      This industrial wooden spoon functions as the perfect handle in a hardworking kitchen. Simply add pieces of dowel rod to the back and secure with screws through the back.

    • Metal Cutters

      Round, square, star: Any shape will do for this fun drawer pull. Because metal cutters for cookies or biscuits already have handles, simply screw in place and enjoy.

    • An Old Spool

      This industrial spool mounts onto a drawer easily. Just sand down the rounded portions so it rests flush with the drawer front, and screw it on from the back.

    • Gingerbread Trim

      This cool piece was broken off from some old architecture. We gave it new life by sanding and adding a coat of paint.

    • Iron Padlock

      This padlock dangles from an eye hook that's been bent open with pliers.

    • Costume Jewelry

      Raid your grandmother's jewelry box for interesting costume jewelry to adorn a plain wooden knob. Secure with glue for a vintage look that's both elegant and trendy.

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      Clothespins can be hardworking all year round. Just paint and screw in place (with dowels behind) for easy grabs.

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      Curtain Finial

      The beaten-brass quality of this finial makes it the perfect addition to any antique project. Add it to a door or drawer to introduce aged luster.

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      Wooden Domino

      Add a little spunk to a trunk; this wood domino is a playful way to open a box or bin.

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      Vintage Rulers

      Positioned atop dowel segments, these rulers offer immeasurable function.

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      First Bloom

      To get the fresh look of this pull, paint a wooden knob with small leaves and three-stroke flowers, using acrylic crafts paint.

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      Jeweled Perfection

      Feel glamorous each time you open a drawer or cabinet by creating this striking pull. Simply glue a small crafts mirror to a flat metal knob and surround it with by-the-yard rhinestones.

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      An Eye for Color

      Old eyeglasses now have a new purpose: drawer knobs. Decoupage paper to the back of an old eyeglass lens and adhere it to a knob for this eccentric look.

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      Bedazzled Beauty

      Take an ordinary knob from simple to chic by overlapping and gluing chandelier crystals to the top of a silver or brass pull.

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      Something Old, Something New

      Add character to any furniture piece by removing the backing from a large vintage button and adhering it to the top of a purchased knob. For a truly unique look, scour flea markets and antique stores for a mix of designs and prints.

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      Pearly Perfection

      For an elegant look, paint a wooden knob white and then layer and glue small buttons on the top. Make sure to use a strong adhesive designed for bonding all kinds of materials, such as E6000. You also can adhere objects to the tops of smaller flat metal pulls.

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      Initially Yours

      A personalized knob is perfect for the little one in your life. To get this look simply stick a dimensional letter from a scrapbooking store in the center of a smooth porcelain pull.

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      A Sentimental Touch

      Make use of dried flowers from old arrangements by adhering them to a wooden knob and coating it with layers of decoupage medium.

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      Timeless Beauty

      For a unique addition to your cabinets or drawers, purchase a watch face at a crafts store and glue it to a round silver knob. This crafty pull has an added bonus: You'll never lose track of time!

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      Shining Star

      The perfect accessory for a child's bedroom or toy room, this shining star was created by layering buttons in two contrasting colors and gluing the set to a knob.

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      Simply Elegant

      Add a feminine touch to any drawer or cabinet. Simply cut the pin back from an old brooch and glue it to a knob. Add a single rhinestone center.

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      Abstract Beauty

      Catch people's eye with a knob that has some modern flair. Stack and glue colorful pieces of polished sea glass to a knob for an impressive look.

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      Country Chic

      Have a soft spot for wonderful prints? Make use of your favorite fabric in a unique way by cutting out a small section and securing it over an old knob with hot glue.

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      French Connection

      Personalize a solid-colored knob with words or symbols that fit with your decor. All you'll need is a thin brush and a porcelain paint pen.

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