Make Your Own Modern House Number Planters

Take your house numbers to the next level with these modern planters that pack major curb appeal.

DIY Address Number Planters

DIY Address Number Planters

Take your house numbers to the next level with these easy DIY planters.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Materials Needed

  • buckets or planters (one for each house number)
  • 4-inch-tall house numbers
  • painter's tape
  • flat white exterior spray paint
  • epoxy adhesive
  • speed square
  • drop cloth
  • pencil

Measure + Mark Stripes 

Measure and mark where your stripes will be on the planter using a speed square. Keep in mind that you will want the stripe to be a bit wider than the widest house number you'll be using. (We made our stripe 3 1/2 inches wide.)

DIY Address Number Planters

DIY Address Number Planters

Step 1- Measure and Mark Stripes Measure and mark where your stripes will be on the planter using a straight edge. Keep in mind you want the stripe to be a bit wider than the widest house number you’ll be using. We made our stripe 3.5 inches wide.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Tape Off Stripes

Place painter's tape along the edge of each stripe, and smooth the edges down to eliminate any air bubbles or gaps.

DIY Address Number Planters

DIY Address Number Planters

Step 2- Tape Off Stripe Place painter’s tape along the edge of each stripe and firmly smooth the edges down to eliminate any air bubbles or gaps.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Paint Stripes

Using a light, sweeping motion, spray-paint the stripe on each planter. Wait until it's dry to the touch, then carefully remove the tape to reveal crisp, clean stripes.

DIY Address Number Planters

DIY Address Number Planters

Step 3- Paint Stripes Using a light sweeping motion, spray paint the stripe on the planter. Wait until dry to the touch, then carefully remove the tape to reveal crisp clean stripes on each planter.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Add House Numbers

If your house numbers come with adhesive backing, add extra epoxy so the planters will hold up better outdoors. Push into place, and allow to dry flat.

DIY Address Number Planters

DIY Address Number Planters

Step 4- Add House Numbers If your house numbers come with a sticky adhesive backing, add extra epoxy or adhesive so that the planters will hold up better outdoors. Push into place and allow to dry flat. HINT: House numbers are best applied with screws when possible.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

Fill With Florals

Fill your planters with a top-quality soil, then add seasonal flowers and foliage for a beautiful spring welcoming.

DIY Address Number Planters

DIY Address Number Planters

Take your house numbers to the next level with these easy DIY planters.

Photo by: Tomas Espinoza

Tomas Espinoza

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