Okay friends, I really do need your advice. At a resale shop, I found all of this hardware- dresser handles and pulls- for $7.00. I also have a lead on some 1950’s drawer pulls for free! I love all the French Provincial pieces, but I only have a few pairs, mostly singles. I may go back to see if I can sweet talk a little more out of the resale shop, but it was tough getting what I got. Two of the people in the shop said to make them an offer, but the owner said he had some of those pulls for 20 years and tried to cancel the sale. I I had to complain a little to get what I had already collected and up the price $2.00. I could tell with this owner that collecting things was more fun than selling.
Here is a page from Etsy with an idea what the stuff runs for:
Any ideas what to do with the pairs? I was thinking about making some trays and using them for handles. Here is one example from the reuse center: tray made with dresser hardware
I think I will save the singles to see if I can catch the right person at the resale shop to let me go through the huge tub for pairs. I can be persuasive. I may bring cookies. If not… I could do something like this: Drawer into Stool
What should I do with what I have? Have any of you seen a great idea on Pinterest?
Let me hear from you.