11 House Number Design Ideas and Projects

You can make a number of changes to your house, but you'll probably never change your house number. Here are a few ideas on how to display your home's number so it'll add curb appeal and charm. 

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Moss-Covered House Numbers

Add color and an organic vibe to your house with numbers made from pressure-treated plywood and sheet moss. See how easy they are to make >>

Dual Purpose Planter Box and House Numbers

Add curb appeal by building a brightly colored planter box that also identifies the home's street address. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Wall Planter

A metal planter displays the house number just outside this modern courtyard. Drought-resistant plants fill the rustic container, which accents the contemporary concrete wall that separates the patio from the street.

Oar Inspiring

Krista from the Happy Housie blog upcycled an old boat paddle into a nautical-inspired way to display her house number. 

Upcycled Wine Bottles

A variety of wine bottles were melted down flat then adored with numbers. Project by Glass With a Past

Fishing Cottage

Joan from Scavenger Chic made her house numbers using upcycled pallet wood, rope and driftwood. Create a silhouette that matches your home's style and use it to display your number.  

Concrete Retaining Wall

This house is easily identified by its large numbers that were cleverly embossed into the wall that seperates the lawn from the sidewalk. 

On the Softer Side

These homeowners opted to use a throw pillow to display their number. 

DIY Cement Board

Heavy-duty cement board is long-lasting, affordable and you can make them in any font you wish. See how it's done >>

Orange Door and Numbers

Matching the house numbers to the door makes both elements stand out and makes a fun statement. The color orange is associated with vibrant energy, according to award-winning designer Lori Dennis, ASID. 

Stained Glass Transom

The entrance of this historic home is identified by a pretty stained-glass transom window above the glossy black door. Image courtesy of Behr Paints.

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