Simple Updates for Old Furnishings
If Your Style Is Vintage
To buy: Wood-and-brass teardrop pulls in Antique by Hand finish, $13.50 each (1 1/8 inches in diameter), houseofantiquehardware.com.
Vintage Floral Knobs
Ceramic Rosy knobs, in linen, also come in five other colors.
To buy: $6 each (2¼ inches in diameter), anthropologie.com.
Vintage Bakelite Knobs
If Your Style Is Contemporary
Contemporary Colorful Knobs
Yellow pushpin knobs or pegs turn a plain bureau into a playful work of art.
To buy: $1.50 each (1 1/8 inches in diameter), coolknobsandpulls.com.
Contemporary Crystal Knobs
Baldwin frosted crystal-ball knobs with satin nickel finish; also available in polished chrome.
To buy: $11 each (1 3/8 diameter), simonsny.com.
Contemporary Metal Knobs
Amerock stainless-steel T-knobs are super-sleek.
To buy: $3.50 each (2 inches wide), amazon.com.
If Your Style Is Traditional
To buy: Ceramic knobs with copper hardware, from $14 (1½ inches in diameter), te-ma.com.
Traditional Wooden Knobs
Classic knobs are available in oak, cherry, and maple.
To buy: from $8 a pair (1 5/8 inches in diameter), rockler.com.
Traditional Glass Knobs
Clear glass knobs with polished nickel finish are also available in three other finishes.
To buy: $13 to $15 each, come in 1-inch and 1¼-inch sizes, restorationhardware.com.