Thursday, April 16, 2009

A quick mailbox makeover

I did a little makeover on our mailbox this week…
Before:

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After:

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I pulled off the broken decorative emblem thingy and house numbers and then spray painted the mailbox with a gloss black. I did flat black first but it seemed to attract a lot of dust and prints so I did the gloss. I painted a J (for our last name) with the exterior house color and then gave it a couple coats of poly. Lastly, I used some Liquid Nails glue to adhere it to the mailbox. I even wrote our house number on the inside to help the mail person. Stuff 017

Oh, and I also installed the new doorbell button all by myself! I was impressed with my electrical aptitude. Ha ha! It was really quite simple to wire. I had a hard time getting the new screws in so I had to ask for help for that step. I guess it wasn’t completely by myself… but close enough for me. :)

5 comments:

  1. Very nice! Looks like you had a wonderful Easter!

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  2. Looks super good. Anything spray painted with a monogram is fabulous!
    -Jill

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  3. So simple but so cute! I can't wait to do this to my mailbox. Great idea.

    Karen
    www.simplylovelyideas.blogspot.com

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