What do your house numbers say?
|"Are you positive or are you negative?"|
|"Has anyone seen my glasses?"|
|"Hey. Buddy. Over here."|
I think (I hope) mine say, "Welcome, come right in".
(Well, maybe not really cuz that could be a little creepy, but--
you know what I mean...)
Looks like old pressed tin? Guess again.
These house numbers are made from
Fasade Decorative Thermoplastic Panels.
Seriously, folks, that's what they call it. There's got to be some poor marketing guy out of a job over that. But, in other, better words it's faux pressed tin.
Panels are 18"x24" and come in several colors and patterns for $18.95 at Home Depot.
Here's how I did it...
- Find a type style you like on your computer and print the house numbers the size you need. Thicker styles are better and it might also help to print them in bold. I think mine were enlarged about 600x. You have to play around with this a little to get the right size.
- Cut the numbers out and place them upside down on the backside of the sheet of faux tin. Adjust the number so you'll get the best pattern on the finished piece.
- Trace around the pattern with a marker (that's why you'll want to do it on the back) and cut out the number.
I attached my numbers over my door with liquid nail and taped them in place until they dried making sure they were level and evenly spaced . Adjust this step according to the surface you''ll be attaching your house numbers to.
I see a monogram in my mailbox's future...
I'll linking up with Donna @ Funky Junk Interiors
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