These mailboxes represent a time that was
a little gentler, a little kinder and a lot less complicated.
When was the last time you had a hand written letter or card in the mail.
I don't even think the mail gets deliverd
to boxes like this anymore.
They look so sad.
I found a tattered mailbox at a junk store and
decided to take it home with me.
Here is my little tutorial.
Clean it up a little. I loved the time worn
condition of mine so I left it the way it was.
Come up with a couple of words and print
them off. Transfer paper works great
for those of us less artistic.
I had this old base from a birdhouse that
I backed into and squished.
Old stair posts work great. Just add a base
and a flat top. I used some old crown on the
bottom of this one.
A couple of other uses for these old
Towel holders for your hot tub or pool.
Everyone love another fabulous planter.
The paper boy/girl may actually use it instead
of where ever the toss lands.
The inbox at your office.
I am sure there are many more but I am off
to bed. Share your ideas. I love reading the