Reveal Magazine – Winter 2021
20 Small Changes with Big Impacts
By: Sarah Karnasiewicz and Illustrations by Anthony Russo
20 Small Changes with Big Impact
Itching to refresh your space but don’t want to spend a small fortune? It is possible! With a little imagination and some elbow grease – plus paint and a few well-chosen accessories – these simple strategies can help turn your home into a haven
6 – Get Handy with Hardware
Like pairing big, shiny earrings with a basic outfit, accessorizing a vanity or dresser with stylish new hardware is a great way to transform the entire look. “Adding unique handles or knobs can give a second life to a piece that’s maybe not top-of-the- line,” says Carolina Gentry of Pulp Design Studios (pulpdesignstudios.com) in Seattle and Dallas.
“Just that tweak can make something budget- priced look bespoke.” But remember: To avoid the fiddly work of patching holes, measure before you go shopping and seek out replacements that are the same size as the originals.