Monday, December 19, 2011

Come On In, We're Cheap

I like front doors:

Pinned ImageDoor... Numbers!Pinned Image

But I'm cheap. And I had no idea that little numbers were so expensive.
Restoration Hardware has some pretty numbers. But maybe I just like them because I like the name 'Restoration Hardware'. 

I never knew little things like door numbers could get so pricey. I know we only need two, but I was determined to spend under ten dollars total.

Brett was really excited when I told him we needed to make a trip to Michael's. Maybe he might like these 'manly' crafts.

I found these on sale for .50 each:

I'm addicted to YHL, so naturally I knew where to head next:

(about $6)

Three weeks later, I got around to doing this:
And then finally, this:

Well, Brett got around to it. I'm not the best with measuring and making sure things are centered. He used some wood glue and we taped them to make sure they wouldn't fall while they dried. I'd say 6.50 is not too shabby for some unique door numbers, wouldn't you?

I love spray paint. 

Three exams down, one to go! Have a great Monday!


  1. I really need to get house numbers, I just might give this a shot!

  2. That's such a great idea!! I would have never thought of that :)
    have a good holidays!

  3. Looks fab! And I'm a fellow YHL lover as well. :)

  4. Thanks all! Laura- I hope you do, let me know how it works out!


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