Modern hardware is a great aesthetic alternative to standard chrome and brushed nickel, oil-rubbed bronze and gives a bathroom a more traditional look and feel. Working on a budget? If you don’t want to purchase all the matching accessories and you have other brass items in your bathroom, such as an old light switch plate or cabinet knobs, you can always use a brass darkening solution to make all the hardware match.
Warm and inviting, the private kid's bathroom, featured in HGTV Smart Home 2014, continues the bedroom's color scheme with a contemporary twist. Chrome hardware on the vanity adds a clean, modern look.
For classic, transitional style, the basic cabinet hardware was replaced with high-end satin brass pulls that add warmth to the glossy red drawers and door fronts. To add a layered element, the brass hardware was paired with the stainless sink. To successfully mix metals in a room, choose no more than two different finishes.
Replace boring cabinet knobs and pulls with specialty hardware that has real pizzazz. These handmade blended glass pieces from artist Carol Gilewicz of Torch Lake Glass can be ordered in custom color combinations and four different styles.