When it comes to hardware, knobs are one of the most popular pieces. Not only just for kitchen and bathroom cabinets, but knobs can find their way into the bedroom, home office, and even the foyer. From dressers and closets, to basically any case good with drawers or doors. Because knobs only attach with a single screw, they can easily be used on the smallest of furniture items. Transforming a salvaged chest of drawers or nightstand is as simple as adding a fresh coat of paint and some new knobs. The knobs are like the jewelry for the piece — adding a sparkle of glass and a glimmer of gold. Without even so much as a screwdriver, converting a generic big box store desk into a treasured heirloom is inexpensive and done in a flash. Find a big enough knob, and you have yourself a coat or umbrella wall hook.
One of the benefits of knobs mounting with one screw is the fact that there is usually no right side up for a door or cabinet knob. In kitchens and bathrooms especially, knobs are extremely useful for cabinets because they can easily be attached to the corners. You can mix and match cabinet hardware types for an eclectic look. There are so many available options for knobs than with other cabinet hardware pieces, have fun with your selection. Your drawer handles and pulls can be in a subtle nickel or oil rubbed bronze while the knobs may be a hand painted ceramic or smoked diamond cut glass.