I have a bit of spring fever, how about you?
Our street has been under construction since last June. Recently, a driver in a large caterpillar construction tractor backed right into our brick mailbox. It used to look like this:
We were left with this:
The construction crew is currently attempting to rebuild the brick base.
I bought a new mailbox as the old one was quite rusted. Don’t you just love how I have improvised a temporary mailbox? I gave my postmistress a good belly laugh.
But junkers rejoice! I didn’t throw out the old mailbox.
We have a large basic yard that needs lots of help. In one small area we think we have FINALLY eliminated all of the horrendous monkey grass that was growing here. I would like to transform the area into a butterfly garden.
Just like in interior design landscape design also needs various colors, texture and heights to be successful. Enter the mailbox.
I turned to Pinterest to see if there were any ideas for old mailboxes.
Have a big front porch? Here’s your perfect umbrella holder!
How about a place to just store your small garden tools?
They also make the perfect birdhouse.
You can even use them in your interior…
…as well as at a wedding reception.
I’m thinking more along the lines of something like this:
But before the first cut, I need to check that my tetanus shot is up to date. :)
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