One of the quickest and easiest ways to update a room is changing the hardware on your cabinets. The size and shape of the cabinet knob dramatically affects the appearance of your cabinetry.
When determining the appropriate cabinet knob size, pay attention to the paneling on the cabinet door and the weight of the drawer contents, For example, if a raised-panel is surrounding by a 2″ border, you’ll want a slightly smaller knob, such as 1½” in diameter.
Here’s a trick we use: draw and cut out circles on paper in 1½” and 2½” diameters, and then place them on your cabinets and drawers.
Once you’ve identified the sizes, determine the mood you’re trying to achieve. For a formal look, select a cabinet knob style and use it in one or various diameters based on the size of your cabinet or drawer. To keep it light and playful, mix up colors, styles and sizes. Or, be deliberate and choose multiple cabinet knobs styles within one color scheme.
- For drawers over 18″ wide, try using two cabinet knobs or two cabinet pulls.
- Think directional.Cabinet Pulls can be placed vertically or horizontally on cabinet doors.
Cabinet knobs and drawer pulls are elegant investments to your rooms that last for years to come.