Choosing the right theme of decorative hardware for your style of home

european bar pulls Looking to create a new look for an old home?  Whether you’re a first time buyer or homeowner veteran, updating the hardware in your humble abode can be your ticket to an inexpensive renovation!

FINISHING TOUCHES: color is everything!

Picking the right theme &  finish for your decorative hardware is generally the most thought provoking aspect of the entire ordeal.  It can be overwhelming if you don’t have a strong preference before visiting our showroom or website.  The hardware’s finish serves as an integral part of the piece’s design.  The style you are going for can be enhanced by choosing the appropriate finish.  Here are some general suggestions:

Contemporary Hardware : Stainless Steel, Satin Nickel, Brushed Nickel, Aluminum, Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel

Traditional Hardware : Antique English, Antique English Matte, Antique Brass, Polished Antique, Polished Brass

French Country Hardware : Oil Rubbed Bronze, Antique Pewter

Rustic Hardware : Rust, Iron, Patine Rouge

Whimsical Hardware : looking to make a statement like no other why not have fun with the decorative hardware by selecting something out of this world.

Crystal Hardware: looking for some real bling ? why not add some jewelry to bring your cabinet to life?

These are just a few suggestions that may work for you!  When picking a finish it is important to keep in mind the look you would like to create while incorporating key elements that will remain in the room.  Cabinet hardware can be used as a unique way to create a stylistic harmony between existing elements and new additions.  Chocolate bronze hardware from Alno Creations can enhance a soft look of cream cabinets accompanied by dark earthy granite and backs plashes.  Stainless steel bar pulls are an easy way to create that sleek contemporary look in a kitchen that is over 50 years old!

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