Its very easy to give a piece of furniture a makeover, just replace the hardware! Look at the difference hardware can make on a piece of furniture. It helps transform it to the style you desire. Real Simple did an article on this, see their contrast pics below.
There are so many places to get really nice hardware. Here are some of our faves.
Knob and matching pull from coolknobsandpulls (CKP)
Anthropoligie has a great selection of antique and unique hardware.
Also check out Restoration Hardware.
Hardware is an affordable upgrade that easily changes the look of a room and gives drab furniture a bit of pizazz!