As you know by now, our house was/is in need of a good deal of updating. One major area that needs work is our front yard. We have NO curb appeal.
Case in point- this was our mailbox. It still has the engraved nameplate of the original owner (2 prior to us).
However, wall-mounted mailboxes are not cheap or cute, nor are they easy to find. I didn't really have many specifications in mind, other than large enough to store a magazine flat (in the original it had to be rolled up) and not-tacky.
About a month ago I spotted this simple beauty at the RH outlet. It was marked down to $38 from $89.
While it definitely fit the non-tacky requirement it was a bit too plain and boring for my taste.
My silhouette machine made it easy to add some Leigh-bellishment.
One last little touch....
since the wall-mounted style don't have flags to make it clear that there is mail to be gathered, our mail carry often failed to pick-up our mail for days at a time. I made this laminated-magnetic envelope with the silhouette (again).
What holds your mail?
*of course last weekend I discovered PB's cute and "reasonably" priced mailboxes. Check them out here.