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8 Creative Ways to Dress Up Your Home with Glass Door Knobs

Glass Doorknob Wine Stopper

Have you ever been in a home with beautiful crystal or glass door knobs? Don’t they make entering a room so much more fun? Decorative knobs are a way to add a touch of whimsy to your doors, but don’t be afraid to incorporate them in other more unexpected ways as well. From using them to stop wine to repurposing them to hold your jewelry, read on for eight creative ideas to dress up your space with glass door knobs.

Add a hint of sparkle to otherwise mundane storage jars by following this tutorial over at Rachel’s Nest. This would be a great way to display mismatched glass drawer pulls found at a neighborhood garage sale.

Glass Doorknob Storage Jars

Since many prismatic door knobs have flat fronts, they’re perfect for repurposing as pretty photo holders. See how Petite Michelle Louise made hers using some wire, some vintage charms and other accoutrements.

Glass Door Knob Photo Holders

These cleverly named Knobstoppers are wine stoppers made out of vintage glass doorknobs!

Glass Doorknob Wine Stopper by Knobstoppers

Skip the curtain ties and keep your drapes tucked behind these charming glass doorknob tiebacks from Urban Outfitters. The watery green color is accented by an antique brass finish.

Glass Doorknob Curtain Tieback

Have a bunch of flea market doorknobs that you’re not sure what to do with? Pair them with a piece of salvaged wood and turn them into a DIY coatrack like this one by LynxCreekDesigns.

Glass Door Knob Coatrack

Take a tip from the Wedding Chicks and turn a crystal door knob into a sparkling vase following their easy DIY tutorial.

Door Knob DIY Flower Vase

Think outside of the door and mount beautiful knobs right on your walls. Use your newfound “hooks” to hang coats, hats or even photos.

Midwest Living Doorknob Coat Hanger

Tired of digging through your jewelry box to untangle your necklaces? Make a handy bauble holder like this one from Painted Cottages and keep your accessories neat and tidy.

Glass Doorknob Jewelry Holder

We hope these ideas give you a better “handle” on how to use decorative door knobs creatively in your home!

Yuka Yoneda
Yuka Yoneda is a reporter, cheese fanatic and self-proclaimed JeDIY master from Queens, New York. She is the founder of Clossette.com and an editor at sustainable design website Inhabitat.com. Yuka also writes for Edible Magazine and Ecouterre.com, and has written for The Daily Green and The New York Times.

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