Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Crystal” knobs and other types of home hardware that involve faceted glass, aren’t for everyone. Some people find them too gaudy, while they are perfect to others. However, faceted glass knobs can actually fit quite well into most styles of decor. Cal Crystal is a home hardware brand that specializes in the faceted glass or crystal look of cabinet knobs. You can definitely manage to include these beautiful pieces in your home, without it looking too gaudy or flashy, if that isn’t what you like. Despite your taste, you might find out that you love that you wouldn’t have considered before. If you like sparkle and flash, then you will love these pieces by Cal Crystal. You might even have a hard time deciding one which one you like best!     There are a variety of shapes to choose from. For a look that has less flash for a more minimalist

There are plenty of things you can do with a small space to take advantage of wall space and corners. The trick is to space things out well enough so that it doesn’t look cramped. Many types of home hardware and accessories will assist you in organizing tiny bathrooms and kitchens, as well as other rooms in your house that are small. Efficiency apartments, trailers and other small dwellings are wonderful and efficient, and you won’t want them to get cluttered and messy! Even larger rooms can greatly benefit from space saving accessories. Here are a few pieces with suggestions on how they can be used to better organize and save space in your home.   Featured:  Sugatsune Double Hook and Jeffrey Alexander pivoting double hook . Hooks are greatly overlooked when it comes to organizing, in many cases because the tenant or home owner doesn’t want to put holes in the wall. As long as you use

Oil rubbed bronze is an extremely popular color when it comes to home hardware. It’s a beautiful color that gives a home a warm, lived-in, almost antique feel, as if the house is much older than it actually is. Oil rubbed bronze can actually come in several different shades, and the way it looks can vary greatly from manufacturer to manufacturer. Depending on how it’s made, it can even look different from piece to piece. If you love the look of oil rubbed bronze and you’re thinking of installing oil rubbed bronze home hardware in your kitchen or bathroom, there are a few things you should know about it first. How is Oil Rubbed Bronze Made? There are two different kinds of oil rubbed bronze, which are referred to as “living” and “non-living”. ( Amerock Designs and Hickory Hardware ) Living oil rubbed bronze, is when a plate of copper is treated with a

Do you dream of living in a rustic cabin out in the woods? A nice fireplace to get warm to on cold days, a taxidermy deer head or skull on the wall, and a bear skin rug (real or fake) add to the natural and cabin-like feel. Complete with natural wood finishing on the walls and things like cabinets in your rustic kitchen, where you prepare the fish you just caught for cooking. This sounds like the perfect setting for many people who love the rustic or country decor of lifestyle. Sometimes we can’t always go all the way with making our homes look as much like a cabin as possible, and that’s when the little finishing touches and minute details come in. Home hardware adds a flavor to your home just like wood finishes and curtains do, but in a smaller way. These small touches really do make a