11 Unique Ways to Display Your House Number
Your house number not only helps visitors find your home, it can be part of your home's exterior design. Instead of going with some generic-looking numbers, why not try making your own? Here are 11 unique ways to display your house number. Just be sure your numbers are visible, which will help if there's ever an emergency.
Distressed wood and metal are a great combination to display your house number. Adding a little shelf for a potted succulent is another on-trend touch.
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Hung from a Tree
If you have a large tree in your front yard that is visible to the roadway, try making some numbers that you can mount to the tree. Just be sure to keep any limbs pruned so the numbers are never obstructed.
These industrial-style house numbers are made by drilling a whole bunch of screws (or you could use nails) partway into a plank of wood. These numbers look cool and are extremely durable!
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Try making a sign with some scrap wood and a wooden stake to display your house number amid your landscaping. (You’ll probably also want another larger sign that can be seen by first-responders.)
You can make these DIY concrete house numbers (be sure to check out the video!). Try adding some solar lights to help light up the numbers after dark.
Paint a Rock
If you have a large rock as part of your landscaping, use it to display your house numbers.
Wood and Metal Sign
Christine from Pinspiration Mommy created this house number display using wood and metal. The entire project took her about one hour.
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The use of Scrabble tiles among DIYers has been a popular trend for years. If you’re a woodworker, try creating house numbers that replicate the look of Scrabble tiles. Just make sure they are big enough to be readable from the street.
Attached to a Rock
Here’s another way to use a rock as part of your house number display. Just attach some numbers from the hardware or antique store to the rock. Add a low-voltage outdoor light to help it remain visible after dark.