Monday, 25 March 2013

Finding Modern House Numbers

Last year we painted the front of our house.  Bye-bye bright orange, hello battleship grey.  Now it's time to add some accents to complement the architecture of our home. First up is to get some new House Numbers and a Mailbox.

I don't know what it's like where you live, but mid-century architecture is rare in these parts which makes search for appropriate pieces like a treasure hunt.  Here's the results of my web research.

sausalito house numbers - zincParagon Modern House Numbers

Top Left:  Neutra House Numbers in Aluminum from Design Within Reach $24.00 USD each.

Top Centre:   Sausalito House Numbers in Zinc from Chiasso $14.00 USD. Also available in Espresso

Top Right:  Parragon Modern House Numbers from Atlas Housewares $25.84 USD.  4" Stainless Steel on Black Poly Fibre backing.

Middle Left:  Modern LED House Number by Luxello from Surrounding Modern Lighting & Interiors $57.00 each

Middle Right:  4" Modern Font from Modern Dwell Numbers $21.99 USD each.  Also available in Black and Bronze for $28.99 USD each.

Bottom Row:  All from West On Letters
Left:  3" Ribbon Black Annodized Finish
Centre:  4" Ribbon Condensed Natural Satin Aluminum
Right:  5" Ribbon Deep Natural Satin Aluminum

I knew what I wanted and was I ever surprised to find them at my local  Lowe's for $7.97 CAD each.  They are 5" Black Ribbon Elevated Mount numbers.

The Hillman Group 5-in Black Ribbon Elevated-Mount Number 2The Hillman Group 5-in Black Ribbon Elevated-Mount Number 1The Hillman Group 5-in Black Ribbon Elevated-Mount Number 4

Click here to see how they look on our house.

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