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Popular Decorative House Number Ideas for Great Curb Appeal

Gorgeous decorative house number ideas to add curb appeal to your home. Create a great first impression with these DIY house numbers and unique address plaques that can be purchased too. Come check out what we've gathered to style your front door.

Timeless and classic decorative house number ideas.

After searching for decorative house number ideas I have narrowed down inspiration for our own home and thought you might like ideas too. We have numbers on our mailbox but I love the classic look of numbers on a house. It's important to have house numbers on your home, in your yard, or mailbox for many reasons. Since you need them, why not add gorgeous decorative house numbers to display.

Decorative House Number Ideas

There are so many different ways you can decorate your home with numbers but remember they need to be easily seen from the road. So make sure whatever design idea you choose that from the road you can see it clearly.

Now that we have business taken care of let's get those creative juices going and bring you amazing house number ideas.

House Numbers on White Brick

House numbers on white brick home.
Photo: Studio McGee

One of the most classic ways to display your house numbers is on your home. This example by Studio McGee displays the house numbers beautifully. They are visible and classic.

If you have a white house use numbers that are darker so they show off easily. If you have a darker colored house us white or cream numbers.

Window House Numbers

Photo courtesy: Blossom and Brush

Blossom and Brush create these window designs with your house number entwined into them. If you have a window over your door this is an amazing idea. Many old houses had stain glass windows in this spot so when I saw this design it brought back memoriies

Whether you like modern or vintage these decorative house number ideas will fit in perfectly. Blossom and Brush have more options to choose from and each design is custom to your house numbers.

Spelled Out House Numbers

To start our journey of looking at house number ideas let's begin with a classic design by Thistlewood Farms. What a beautiful way to display your housenumber on the porch eves.

This is an easy DIY house number idea because all you need is letters to spell house the number. What a beautiful idea and easy to be seen which is very important when planning your house numbers.

Now let's look at another fun and creative idea for a house number.

Large House Numbers

Decorative House Numbers by Feather And Birch with spelled out house numbers
Photo courtesy: Feathered and Birch

These spelled out house numbers are adorable and Heidi at Feathered and Birch custom makes them.

These unique house numbers fit perfectly on a farmhouse porch, so if you're looking to create that look for your home these would make a great addition.

Faux Grass House Number

Decorative House Numbers by A Beautiful Mess with grass and house numbers
Photo courtesy: A Beautiful Mess

Do you love the look of these amazing house numbers as much as we do? They stand out and are totally visible from the street curb.

These are DIY house numbers that Elise & Emma at A Beautiful Mess made using faux grass. They walk you through the steps in their blog post, Modern House Number DIY. It won't break the bank and the final project is the best.

Do you see the aqua door peaking into the photo? We wrote a post about Colors For Your Modern Front Doors That Will Grab Attention. Check it out if you're looking for some paint inspiration.

House Number Planter

Decorative House Numbers by Tidy Mom with a succulent address planter box
Photo Courtesy: Tidy Mom

Cheryl at Tidy Mom made this beautiful DIY house number planter. She actually made it the address planter box for her daughter. Succulents are trendy right now and this came out so cute. The best part is, you can trade out the plant in the box with every season. And this would look great on a wooden post.

You found many more house number planters on Etsy. Options in different colors and sizes in case you don't want to make your own.

Metal Address Sign

Decorative House Numbers by She's So Succulent with a succulent house number box
Photo courtesy: She's so Succulent

Melissa's metal numbers address sign is great! We love the succulents that she filled in the blank space with. The plants can be swapped out for holiday decor to create a different look for the front of your home.

Farmhouse Sign House Numbers

Decorative House Numbers by Polka Dotted Girl with a framed address sign
Photo courtesy: The Polka Dotted Girl

This picture frame address sign is made with vinyl stencils. The rustic look of this is great for a farmhouse. It can be a DIY project by freehand painting if you have that talent or you can purchase some vinyl letters and numbers and recreate it.

This DIY address plaque would look great on any rustic-style home or even as a decoration inside a house.

Wooden Shutter House Numbers

Photo courtesy: The Contractor Chronicles

Let's add this house number plaque to the list of cool ideas. How cute would it be to find an old vintage shutter and put address numbers on it and then hang it by your door? Or you can hang it from a wooden post out by your driveway.

Talk about one of the simplest ideas that looks amazing. You could also put large wooden letters on it too and if the shutter was really tall it could prop next to your front door. I could even see it painted in chalk paint and I have a post on how to paint with chalk paint that can help.

Large Wooden House Numbers

Decorative House Numbers by Wisconsin Magpie with a chalk paint address sign
Photo courtesy: Wisconsin Magpie

Wisconsin Magpie shows you on their post Paint A Home Address Sign For Your Porch, how to create this eye-catching decorative house numbers sign. Created on a wooden board this farmhouse modern home sign is painted on a piece of wood for a modern look.

This is a chalk-painted sign and would look amazing on any porch!


All these easy DIY house number signs materials can be found at a local hardware store. Or you can use old pieces of wood like scrap wood to make your own. The vintage look fits many styles like cottagecore, farmhouse, and more.

We hope you feel inspired by our friends and their unique house numbers. We'd love to hear which is your favorite and which one you will use to create your house number sign.

If you'd love to be inspired with some front porch decorating ideas to help finish a look you've begun creating with your decorative house numbers, we have a post, small front porch decorating ideas that you won't want to miss out on.

Happy Decorating!

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