How To Make Mid-Century Modern House Numbers

Here’s a great tutorial on making your own modern house numbers, inspired by the clean lines of mid-century design. 

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Make these mid-century modern house numbers

The architect Richard Neutra is one of modernism’s iconic artists. He’s best known for his integration of both his residential and commercial buildings into their landscape, and for his care in matching his work with the lifestyles of his clients, rather than imposing his own vision over their needs. His attention to detail extended into every element of his buildings, including signage and house numbers. Continue Reading

Eye Candy: 10 Super Unique House Numbers

Eye Candy: 10 Super Unique House Numbers
Photo: Via The Decorator

First impressions are important, and that goes for your home too. Your house number is a good place to get creative. Here are ten fun ideas to get you inspired.   

 

Eye Candy: 10 Super Unique House Numbers

1. This giant five is set on the front stoop instead of the traditional placement on the door. [Photo: Via Offbeat Home]

2. This house number has LED lights behind it so it’s still visible at night… genius! [Photo: Lifehack

Eye Candy: 10 Super Unique House Numbers

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Make French Enameled Numbers

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I’m not sure what I would do with French enameled numbers, but I wanna make ’em. What’s cool about Gail’s version, is they aren’t enameled, or French for that matter. Take a look.    

They’re actually made using metal tags and embossing powder. Cool, huh? Here’s the materials list, all of which should be familiar to card makers and scrapbookers alike:

  • metal tags (Gail found hers at her local True Value hardware store)
  • sand paper
  • white spray paint
  • StazOn ink pad (available in the scrap-booking aisle of your favorite craft store)
  • clear embossing powder (also available in the scrap-booking aisle of your favorite craft store)
  • parchment paper
  • twine
  • number rubber stamps
  • electric fry pan
  • spatula

Mosey on over to Can’t Stop Making Things (ain’t it true?!) for the entire how to. Continue Reading