Mailbox makeover, improving curb appeal
My mailbox was looking rough, don't you think?! Mildew, rust and peeling paint.
I've wanted to give it a makeover for quite some time. The weather was beautiful this weekend, making it perfect for outdoor projects.
I picked up some supplies from Home Depot and got to work. I decided to stain the post after cleaning off most of the mildew(I used Varathane- Kona). I unscrewed the mailbox from the post then painted it with Rust-Oleum Hammered, copper-spray paint. Once everything was dry, I gave the post and the mailbox a clear coat for weather protection.
I ordered the vinyl number decal from Etsy.
I love to see flowers growing by the mailbox! With no design in mind, I added a few plants and flowers. I finished it off with a layer of mulch. Instant curb appeal!
Hopefully they will hold up well throughout the summer and fill in nicely.
Now if I could only keep my neighbor's Chihuahua from peeing on them. Grr!
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