Exterior Hardware: Address Markers / by Brooke Hansen

For as long as I can remember, I have always been acutely aware of house numbers and address markers.  I don't know why, but I alway notice and evaluate pretty much every one I see.  Unfortunately most of them look a little something like this:

Could that look any more underwhelming?! 

Luckily, even the big superstores like home depot and Lowes have started carrying more options for address numbers and that gives me hope that I am not just crazy and other people agree.  After all, your address is often times the first thing visitors will see!  Here are some examples of address markers that would make a great first impression.

http://www.penick.net/digging/?p=23787

http://www.penick.net/digging/?p=23787

Apollo Marconi USA Inc.

Apollo Marconi USA Inc.

http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-hardware/33081969.jsp#/

http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-hardware/33081969.jsp#/

http://www.houzz.com/pro/markbatson

http://www.houzz.com/pro/markbatson

Debora Carl Landscape Design

Debora Carl Landscape Design

http://www.purlfrost.com/house-numbers/#.VtYRDJMrJE4

http://www.purlfrost.com/house-numbers/#.VtYRDJMrJE4

http://www.hometalk.com/8862053/diy-address-plaque-planter-box

http://www.hometalk.com/8862053/diy-address-plaque-planter-box

Chris Cobb Architecture

Chris Cobb Architecture