These iron-look pulls from Richelieu Hardware will make a statement in any kitchen.

INTERIOR STYLE- Sheri Peterson

How to add the WOW factor to your kitchen reno

  • Jun. 25, 2015 8:00 a.m.

Cabinet door hardware is like jewelry to your kitchen or bathroom cabinets. If the necklace doesn’t match the outfit, it can ruin the whole look! It’s so important to take your time when choosing door hardware. With all the money that is spent on a kitchen renovation, the final wow factor can be less than stellar if the wrong pulls are chosen. People often forget to budget in or under-budget for cabinet hardware. Pulls and knobs can run from $5 to $250 each.

Victoria Specialty Hardware at 477 Boleskin Rd. has Victoria’s greatest selection of cabinet door hardware. There are thousands of pulls and knobs to choose from with thousands more available in their supplier’s catalogs. It’s such a fun place to go and browse for any conceivable style, finish, size, and shape. Their staff has years of knowledge in all decorative, architectural and designer hardware. They carry close to 45 different suppliers of door hardware, so if it’s available, they have it. I found this great block design pull (shown, right), which comes in six finishes starting at $22.95 each. Awesome for a flat slab door.

Richelieu Hardware, 616 Hillside Ave. is local supplier to the trade only. The public is welcome to go in and look at their selection, but they have to purchase from a retailer. Locally, Slegg Lumber or The Cook Street DO It Centre carry their products or can order it.  Richelieu is a Canadian company which offers a huge selection of knobs and pulls, their web site is easy to navigate for choices as well. I spotted these iron look pulls (above) in different shapes and instantly loved them. They range from $15-$50.

Remember to have fun with your pulls and knobs, you can always replace them in few years and get a whole new look.

Sheri Peterson has been an interior designer for 22 years in Victoria. She designs for commercial, residential and hospitality clients.

 

 

Just Posted

Canada’s country music sweetheart brings The Gumboot Kids to town

Jessie Farrell to perform songs from her hit CBC TV series at McTavish Academy of Arts

VIFF wrap-up: Finely crafted films part of festival finale

Monday reviewer Kyle Wells puts a cap on his 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival experience

FILM REVIEWS: Race relations, refugees and racy romances featured at VIFF

Monday reviewer Kyle Wells presents round 2 from the Vancouver International Film Fest

An eye for art: The new and the notable at fall’s premier arts event

Sidney Fine Art Show shares wealth of Island talent Oct. 11 to 13

Astrocolor bringing unique funk-synth sound to the Capital Ballroom

Victoria band known for their festival shows making a rare appearance on their home turf

VIDEO: Ballet Kelowna brings steamy story, A Streetcar Named Desire, to Island

Okanagan ballet company brings a classic tale to the Cowichan Valley

Shark-attack metal band coming to Victoria tonight

Shark Infested Daughters, a Calgary metalcore group, play the Upstairs Cabaret tonight, Oct. 13

STAGE AND SONG: Spotlight on Victoria arts groups

Learn about some of the city’s favourite theatre and musical entertainment options

Island lensman Jim Decker lands three top photography awards

During exciting photo trip to Yap in Micronesia, Cobble Hill man earns trio of firsts

Celebrate Oktoberfest Stein and Dine at the Victoria Public Market

Food, suds and German-style fun on tap at Oct. 20 event

Most Read