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26 Nov, 2012

Reno post #52: Numbers with curve appeal

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Home/reno|Oh! Things!|Ottawa

The mail carriers and UPS dudes and All Other Delivery People will FINALLY be able to figure out which house is ours again:

How cool are your house numbers?

Can I just take a moment to tell you how much I love our new house numbers? I love the curve of the belly of the five, the straight-as-arrows lines of the four, the moon-shaped zeeeeerohhhh.

I bought them at Preston Hardware, which I seriously recommend for all your door-related hardware needs. They are AWESOME at Preston. The selection is fantastic and the service is stellar. I just wish we’d figured this out earlier in the game. Oh well, now you know!

The numbers were twenty bucks each. They come in silver and black but we went for the silver. One more thing struck off the list! Woot!

Related: check out these great house number ideas on Houzz.


4 Responses to "Reno post #52: Numbers with curve appeal"

2 | Mel Gallant

November 26th, 2012 at 2:42 pm

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I love your new house numbers! My husband wants us to replace ours too. I’m sharing your post with him. Maybe Santa will gift them to us for Christmas. :)

3 | Rebecca Page

November 26th, 2012 at 5:56 pm

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Stylish and classic at the same time. Great choice!

4 | Heather Cameron

November 26th, 2012 at 9:15 pm

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Love ’em! Good choice!

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