InstructionsFirst, I cleaned the mailbox with a vinegar solution so the paint would adhere well. Then I spray painted green at the bottom for grass, blue for the sky and then I blended in some white for clouds. Let that dry. Then I decoupaged wallpaper horses onto both sides of the mailbox. (I used a decoupage especially for outdoor use.) After applying several layers, I then coated the whole box with a ...
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Type of item: Functional
Style: Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Casual, Outdoorsy
Mailbox, spray paint, decoupage, polyurethane, wallpaper, horseshoes
What was your inspiration?
I wanted our mailbox to be unique and show our love of horses.
What are you most proud of?
The whole thing went together well and my husband helped with the crafting!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Let all the layers dry before proceeding.