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Hooked on…Doorbells!

Posted: February 26th, 2009 | Author: Katie | Filed under: Simple Solutions |


“What would you pay?”

This is one of my and my sister-in-law’s favorite games to play with each other while shopping. Of course we had to play it when I spotted these in a store a couple months ago and let’s just say we both walked out with one. So Julia, at Hooked on Houses, has her Hooked on Fridays party going on today and I thought it would be a perfect time to show you what great steal I have been hooked on lately that adds a touch of custom to any door


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$10 Bucks at Restoration Hardware and they come in all different metal finishes (brass, nickel, copper, bronze, and iron)! Which one do you think I got?  My husband liked the circle and the rectangle with the rope around it. I loved the ornate detail of the bigger rectangle in iron – plus I really thought it would fit better with the large area we have next to our door. And which one did we end up with?…

Here is our before: 


I know most of you reading this have the tiny, normal, rectangle, off-white doorbells — but can you see how we had the one that looks like was a ginormous speaker! 

Here is the after:



Are you hooked? I’d love to know which doorbell would compliment your house?!

More ideas at Hooked on Houses...


14 Comments on “Hooked on…Doorbells!”

  1. 1 living with lindsay said at 8:09 pm on February 26th, 2009:

    Really?? Only $10? Looks like Lindsay needs to go shopping! We have one of the little white rectangle ones, and it just doesn’t go with the exterior of our house!

  2. 2 Misti of Studio M Designs said at 9:03 pm on February 26th, 2009:

    Definitely something I need to look into! Despise those tiny little white ones that collect dust and pollen..

  3. 3 desiree@lookiloos said at 9:31 pm on February 26th, 2009:

    WOW! I can’t believe ten bucks at Restoration. I need to stop by and get one. I love the first circle shaped one.

  4. 4 Angela said at 9:33 pm on February 26th, 2009:

    I love the doorbells—I could sooo… use one, I have the boring white one!

  5. 5 Lacy said at 5:04 am on February 27th, 2009:

    Wow, what a nice touch a pretty doorbell makes! My favorite is the third one up there. It wouldn’t really match my house but it sure would be fun to push. :)

  6. 6 Angela said at 6:47 am on February 27th, 2009:

    I’ve been longing for one of these doorbells from Restoration Hardware forever!! I suppose I just need to figure out which one fits our space best, and go for it!! Thanks for sharing!!
    ~angela @ peonypatch

  7. 7 Tamara said at 12:00 pm on February 27th, 2009:

    Never even thought about my doorbell before this but you RIGHT! It could look so much nicer :)

  8. 8 Leila said at 12:35 pm on February 27th, 2009:

    Now you’ve made me want one, because I have a boring ugly rectangle!!

  9. 9 stephanie said at 3:35 pm on February 27th, 2009:

    Oh, I love the first one!! What a great price, too!

    Angelic Accents

  10. 10 Suzy Homermaker said at 4:45 pm on February 27th, 2009:

    I love the first. It looks Celtic, would fit right in here. Great price too! Thanks for sharing.

  11. 11 Liz@VioletPosy said at 12:41 pm on February 28th, 2009:

    You’re right they are lovely. Attention to detail makes all the difference. Thanks for sharing!

  12. 12 Kimm at Reinvented said at 3:54 pm on March 1st, 2009:

    So cool, and affordable too! They meet both of my requirements, I’ll have to check them out!

  13. 13 Julia @ Hooked on Houses said at 7:56 am on March 2nd, 2009:

    Oh, wow, I hadn’t seen those before, but now I want one! I’m definitely hooked. :-)

  14. 14 Gigi said at 8:09 am on March 2nd, 2009:

    You’ve inspired me to replace my dated doorbell plate! I love the second one.

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