Revive Old Hardware with Gilt Cream

Don’t throw out your old hardware – give it a new look instead. A product called gilt cream can give it a fresh new style. The substance offers a simple way to add metallic highlights.

Metal Magic. Gilt cream is pricier than paint, but it produces results that will make it look like you’ve spent hundreds of dollars on new hardware. Plus, it only takes a dab of the cream to transform each knob or pull.