I am so pleased with our new kitchen knobs! And one small thing crossed off the To Do List!! Here’s what they look like now:
My cheap fix was to spray paint them turquoise. I took them all off, nailed a bunch of nails in a piece of scrap wood and sprayed them down. Disclaimer: I didn’t use primer. After 3 years the knobs looked like crap. Plus the screws weren’t holding any more. So for my birthday this year I told my hubby what I wanted for a present was for him to take off all the gross knobs and thoroughly wash the fronts off all the cabinets. He was happy to oblige. But… it took me a while to find a suitable replacement. This was my first attempt. These blue knobs were a steal at $.98 from Lowe’s but I decided I did not like the shape or the color. Bummer.
After 2 trips to Hobby Lobby (which is an hour away from me) I gave up on the finding cool and affordable knob replacements. I never found anything that would work really well in a kitchen, plus it wasn’t worth it to convert dresser-type knobs to cabinet knobs. I did pick up a bunch of great knobs on my two trips. 🙂 (Check out my post Knobs Make Furniture Happy.) So back to the drawing board. I search Home Depot and Lowe’s AGAIN. I looked online. Finally I settled on the medium sized wood knobs from Home Depot, which are also $.98 a piece.
Then hubby was all set to put them back on. But oh no!! For some reason I remembered that we needed 27 knobs total. Well I must be losing my mind because we need 41! Three trips to 2 different Home Depot’s later and we are still 12 knobs short. See I am not meant to finish a project EVER! 🙁
…Finally I painted the last 14. Yay!! Here’s the final product! Oh and hubby LOVES them too!