Easy Makeover Idea: Change Your Address Numbers


We’re not saying that there’s anything wrong with the look of your house, but every once in awhile, a small makeover can go a long way. To refresh your look, you don’t need to shell out big money for a gardening crew or a painting company. Instead, try this: Change your address numbers!
A new number is like a fresh coat of lipstick. It doesn’t change everything, but it makes a big difference!
When you change your digits, keep the following things in mind:
Use Numbers that are at Least 3-6 inches Tall
If your home’s address number isn’t visible from the main road (or it’s too small to read), the police and fire department won’t be able to find your house in an emergency! Seconds and minutes can make a huge difference in these dangerous situations, so protect your family by making sure your home is easy to identify.
Choose a Contrasting Color
Choose a color that contrasts with the exterior of your house. That way, the numbers will be more visible at night or in a storm.
Think Outside the Design Box
Instead of buying numbers for $10 apiece, try buying a set of 5,000 nails for $15. Find a font you like on your word processor, enlarge it and then print it out. Tape your numbers to your door or wall, and then hammer your nails into the paper. Once your numbers are filled in, pull out the paper. If you can’t remove all of the paper it’s okay, one rainstorm will take care of the rest! Tip: Spray paint the nails a contrasting color (before you add them to your home) to make them more visible. http://bit.ly/1uflYeG

Top Hometalk Projects

18 Easy DIY Projects That You Can Do This Weekend!
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
27 Gorgeous Update Ideas For Your Bedroom
15 Quick and Easy Gift Ideas Using Buttons
16 Ways to Showcase Your Herb Garden
16 Creative Ways To Upcycle Pallets
30 Genius Ways To Make The Most Of Your Closet Space
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
30 Ways To Use Old Jeans For Brilliant Craft Ideas
31 Space-Saving DIY Ideas That'll Keep Your Home Organized
The 15 Coolest Ways to Reuse Pipes in Your Home Decor
18 Fun Ways To Add Glitter To Your Home Decor
15 Kitchen Updates Under $20
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
17 DIY Projects You Can Start And Finish Tonight
BrightNest

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

1 question

Join the conversation

2 comments
Your comment...