DIY House Numbers Project




A painted house number and key display in a black frame.
Last week on Facebook, we promised to show you how to create a painted house number and key display like the one we posted. Well, here it is in six easy steps!
A image showing all the materials needs for DIY House Numbers Project.
What You’ll Need:
Number stencil
BEHR® paint (sample size or leftover gallon). We used Blue Clay T15-16
Small roller brush and mini roller tray
Shadow box frame
Door key
Paper towels
Ribbon or yarn
Long pearlized sewing pins

An image showing a person's hand holding a small paint container and pouring paint into a plastic tray.
1 Pour paint in drip pan. Prep roller brush with a little bit of water and then saturate with paint. Set aside.
A painted drenched roller being carefully rolled over the number 1 stencil.
2 Layout stencil on cardstock. Use roller brush and carefully roll paint over the number stencil.
Painted numbers on the clean page being revealed after removing the stencil.
3 Carefully peel off stencil to reveal the painted number on the clean page. Repeat for each number.
Number being pinned  to a shadow box with pearled sewing pins.
4 Once dry, cut out each number and pin to shadow box with pearlized sewing pins.
A house key being painted on one side.
5 Use the roller brush to cover the key in paint, on one side only. Set aside and let dry.
A house key fully painted and dry  with yarn through keyholes.  A shadow box partly showing a pinned down house number.
6 Once the key is dry, loop the ribbon or yarn through keyholes and tie in a bow, creating a two-inch loop.
A painted house key and yarn pinned down on shadow box ready for display.
7 Fasten key under the painted numbers with another pearlized sewing pin, pinned through the bow. You’re now ready to display!

I hope you had as much fun creating this project as we did!

Colorfully Yours,



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