Without a doubt, mailbox has been appearing in the history course for years, which plays an indispensable role in our daily life. We use it every day. Although the rapid growth of science and technology has eroded the room of mailbox recently, there will still be a demand for us to receive some particular letters. So we might as well make our mailbox looks good, at least it can represent ourselves. The more beautiful our mailboxes are, the more fabulous impressions on us others will have.s
There are two options for you to decorate your mailbox: to buy or to DIY. The main benefit of DIY mailbox cover is that we can design the patterns and shapes according to our hobbies. We can do it with our family to have a good time together. It is a meaningful thing. And later I’m going to tell you how to do the personalized mailboxes covers by yourself.
The Wooden Mailbox
Usually, in the processing of DIY wooden mailbox, we find that some wood materials are relatively easier to operate, more convenient to cut, easier to be polished. Some wood is soft, while others are tough and difficult to cut. So we can distinguish the difficulty of processing wood from the softness and hardness of the wood material. Under normal circumstances, wood with a low density is soft. Relatively, wood with a high density is hard. Personalized mailbox covers for a wooden mailbox are supposed to be more creative.
When you have a wooden mailbox, things are much more comfortable in the premise of you being capable of drawing ability or imagination. All you need to prepare are the watercolor tools. At first, you can write your first draft with marking pens or pencils, and then fill colors in it. You can draw everything on it, for that’s your mailbox, nobody will blame you. And you can cooperate with your kids who often have fancy and novel ideas. Cute animals like cats, dogs, rabbits, and birds are recommended. And the cartoon picture of your whole family is also the right choice. I believe that it will be a unique and unforgettable experience for you. And don’t forget to coat it with a waterproof cover to shield from the erosion of rain and chemical substance. And you even can sculpture the mailbox and fill colors on it.
Any painting style can be applied to iron mailboxes: from the simplest decorations and inscriptions to replicas of famous paintings. Of course, to create more or less complicated images, you must have at least a little artistic skills. However, to simplify your task, you can use a different template. To make the drawings on the mailbox of the country house not deteriorate quickly due to precipitation, you must first apply a thin layer on the surface of the product. The drawings themselves are best suited for acrylic coatings.
Personalized mailbox covers for an iron mailbox can be challenging. You should design the patterns and pictures on the computer with assistant software. After finishing the design of the mailbox, you need to find the professional print store. And remember that you should pick the proper material to be the cover. Otherwise, it will be destroyed easily. And as we have mentioned below, you can design the cover as you wish, and you could in advance make several covers so that you can save time and energy. And the color may as well be compatible with nature and eye-catching so that the mailman could find your mailbox in minimum time. And don’t forget to measure the size of your mailbox!
The special-shaped mailbox
If your mailbox has an abnormal shape like aviary mailbox or milk-bottle mailbox, you may get frustrated with mailbox cover designing. Except for the two methods mentioned above, there is another way you can make your personalized mailbox covers. You can knit a little coat for your mailbox with woolen yarn, and you can even knit the jacket into the shape of animals, such as cats’ ears, pigs’ noses, dogs’ tail, and birds’ wings. That must be welcoming and unique!
There is no need to have any special skills while creating your mailbox cover. For example, you can make your personalized mailbox covers decorated with colored beads or a small wooden badge and any other particular pieces of stuff. Due to the appealing layout, you will create a customized mailbox cover that looks unusual and, most importantly, very easy to make. However, to make your dedicated inbox as durable as possible, use the most reliable glue. If desired, the surface of the box itself can be “aged” with a special coating or putty. In addition to its originality, this box will become the true symbol and guardian of the house.