With so many kitchen fixtures, cabinets, appliances and accessories available, the options seem unlimited. Unfortunately, in most
cases, the budget is not. Installing novelty kitchen hardware is an easy and affordable way to update the look of a kitchen without
spending a fortune.
Replacing old or outdated kitchen hardware is a wonderful way to refresh the look of a kitchen with relative simplicity. In most
cases, cabinet hardware can be installed directly by the homeowner, thereby saving money on the installation costs. Homeowners can
replace knobs with pulls to create a sleek, refined look. When necessary, a backplate can cover the hole from the previous knob and
create a chic, unique look. When replacing a knob or pull with another knob or pull, novelty kitchen hardware substitutes brilliantly
for standard kitchen hardware.
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From whimsical colored glass to luxurious antique bronze designs, novelty kitchen hardware provides a touch of
personality and inspiration to any kitchen. Those who want to add a fanciful feel to their kitchen can consider
underwater themed cabinet knobs. Homeowners who prefer cabinet
pulls may want to consider utensil-shaped cabinet pulls;
install a creative mix of spoon, fork and knife-shaped handles to add a lighthearted look to any space.
Amerock Utensil'z Fork Pull
Unique cabinet hardware also adds sophistication and elegance to a kitchen. Match stainless steel hardware to
stainless steel kitchen fixtures for a majestic and unified look, or introduce chic kitchen hardware in a different
finish to bring a new design element to the room. Create a dramatic look by choosing a matte black steel or shiny
brushed nickel black finish. Lighten up the existing
decor by installing white cabinet hardware embellished with
fine detailing that will really stand out.
Finally, when selecting novelty cabinet hardware, it is important to consider comfort as well as style. Make sure to choose a
design that will be comfortable to use. Ask yourself whether the knob is large and even enough to enable a firm grasp, or whether
the pull is smooth enough to fit securely in your hand. Lastly, when replacing old cabinet handles with new ones, make sure that
the new drill centers are the same, so that you can install the handles into the existing holes. With so many styles, colors and
finishes from which to choose, you will surely find fabulous novelty kitchen hardware to transform your kitchen from outdated to