I love making boxes out of fence boards. I prefer to find the boards with some chunks out of them. :)
This time I painted the box using white paint dipped in water to give it a white-washed look.
I learned from Denise at Pink Postcard to use freezer paper as a stencil.
I found these stencils for $1 at The Dollar Tree.
I laid out my address numbers and taped them onto the freezer paper. I then traced around each number.
I cut out the numbers using a sharp Exacto knife.
As you can see, the insides of the "8" got cut out too, so I used a couple of felt dots on the inside.
After I removed the stencil, I decided that the numbers were too dark. I added more watered down paint to the entire front of the box.
I sprayed some clear sealer on it and added some mums. I will take another picture of this in a few days when the mums are all blooming. Lowe's didn't have any of the little ones that were blooming, but I needed the smallest pots possible and they were so cheap, that I couldn't pass them up. :)
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