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One Day Paint Projects: Address Number Board

Here’s a small but effective way to boost the curb appeal of your home that only takes a few hours to complete. It’s also easy to control the mess and can be done in a well-ventilated indoor work area, rain or shine! 

One Day Paint Projects - Address Number Board

Let’s get to the materials list:

An Unfinished Medium Size Piece of Wood (pine or plywood are usually the cheapest)

A Quality Wood Stain

Clear Urethane Water Based Finish

Metallic Finish Spray Paint

Decorative Numbers

Small Screwdriver

Decorative Planter

180 Grit Sandpaper

Lint Free Cloth

This is just an approximation of the materials you’ll need for this one day paint project. Pick and choose things you like from the shelves!

How to Create a Unique Address Number Board

Lightly sand the unfinished wood sign with #180 grit sandpaper and remove sanding dust.

With a lint-free cloth, generously apply Varathane Premium Fast Dry Wood Stain and let it sit for 2-3 minutes, based on the richness of color you prefer.

Wipe off excess stain in the direction of the wood grain with a clean, lint-free cloth and let the wood stain dry for 1 hour.

Following the instructions on the can, apply Varathane Spar Urethane in light coats for added durability and protection.

One Day Paint Projects Address Board For Home

Paint the planter and numbers with Stops Rust Metallic Spray Paint. Follow the instructions on the spray paint can. Shake the can for one minute after the mixing ball releases.

Hold your can of spray paint 8-12″ from the surface and apply light coats of spray paint, waiting a few minutes between each coat to ensure even coverage.

Thanks to our friends at Rustoleum Paints for the tips and find more at their Inspiration Hub!

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