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new knobs

Adam and I go to a place in York called Refinding's on a regular basis - it's an antique consignment shop with lots of neat things. We love digging around to see what we can find to turn into something fun & unique for our home.

This past weekend we found these really cool (old, rusty...) faucet handles. At $3.00 a piece, we picked up all the oranges ones they had!

Our plan (from the second we saw them) was to make them into cabinet door knobs for our built-ins in the family room. A few "trial & error" attempts to see how best to make them and we now have fun orange faucet handle knobs!

Yahoo for a quick & easy, unexpected weekend project. The handles themselves were a couple different sizes which we think gives it added character. There were 5 orange ones total so we have one left for another project  and we already have something in mind!

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  1. That's a great idea. The orange is really effective on the white doors.

    Life of an Agnostic Sunday School Teacher

  2. Oh my, how cute and creative! I love the look :)

    Hugs to you!

  3. Wow, very creative!! I'd love for oyu to link these up on Much Ado About Monday!


  4. What a great look! I love adding unique, vintage touches to my home...perfect idea!

  5. Wow! This looks awesome! I'm going to have to show it off and hopefully we can find something similar!

  6. Wow! I love this! I wish we had somewhere that sold similar stuff around here.


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