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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

14 Ideas on How to Use Your Bail Pulls

The unique style of brass bail pulls dates back to the late 18th century. Brass bail handles were first created by inserting posts through small drilled escutcheon plates. The utility of these vintage pulls was quickly realized and the style evolved to complement many different styles of furniture in the era. The popularity of these brass bail handles has made a bit of a come back lately and we're going to feature them today. Multiple styles and sizes provide a great range of choice for your home decor. Let's get started!

stained cabinet makeover

My Creative Days does an incredible job on this cabinet makeover with stain over paint. She painted our Sheraton style bail pulls to suit the cabinets new look and the result is fantastic.

tanner brown dresser

Just the Woods hand paints this dresser in tanner brown and then glazes it with hardware opulence. The hardware opulence not only makes our ornate bail pulls a unique color, but the dresser as well.

buffet makeover

In this buffet makeover, Vintage Refined, gives a hint of a brown undertone by incorporating dark wax to make for a fabulous finish. She also decided to spray a coat of oil rubbed bronze over our brass french provincial bail pulls.

farmhouse dresser

In this farmhouse style dresser makeover, Anastasia Vintage, made a custom grey-blue chalk paint mix to suit and then fnished it off with clear, dark, and white waxes. The updated hardware comes from our brass bail pull selection.

pink and white nightstand

In her "How to make a nightstand taller" article, Ronda teaches you how to add a platform and decorates it with our brass on ceramic backplate pulls.

green antique dresser

Gray Table Home calls this her Miss Mustard Seed Boxwood Antique Dresser. With our restoration hardware, she changed the finish by painting them with an antique brass finish using Rustoleum spary paint. The style is elegant and vintage all in one.

vintage blue serpentine dresser

From Saw Nail & Paint, comes this beautiful vintage blue serpentine dresser. Using a custom paint job and our incredibly low priced (75 cents) bail pulls this 5 drawer dresser is really pleasing to the eye.

vintage baker secretary

This piece is extraordinary. A vintage Baker secretary put together with so many different pieces it was like a puzzle in the making. A must-see furniture piece from start to finish, we are proud to have provided the bail pulls to add the final touches. Brought to you by The Painted Drawer.

raphael dresser

Designs by Studio C has this fantastic raphael dresser with our hardware featured for the pulls. The pulls started out as brass, but they were spray painted in coral to go with the new dark brown stain.

wood nightstand

Design Dreams by Anne has this stunning nightstand complete with bail pulls. The piece came together from a nifty little project of Anne's.

desk makeover

Lilacs & Longhorns has this cute desk makeover. The desk started out looking pretty rough, but using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Coco and a good bit of labor made this piece quite fashionable.

grain sack dresser

Meet Tug, the grain sack dresser. Danielle, from Finding Silver Pennies, took an old pine dresser from the 1890's and produced this fine furniture piece.

mint green dresser

Live Love DIY primed, painted, and added our brass hardware spray painted in silver for this piece. The entire makeover is a must-see from humble beginnings to a stylish ending.

blue cabinet makeover

In My Own Style, mixes two finishes, Plaster of Paris and Calcium Carbonate Powder, to make this truly unique hue. Add some new bail pulls and you have some wonderful before and after photos to share over at her blog. 

Now that you've seen the potential our bail pulls have to add that final touch you're looking for, come on over to D. Lawless and check out our selection of bail pulls, in a range of sizes and styles for that perfect fit.