by Jamie Schultz


Address Sign Ideas and Inspiration

by Jamie Schultz

Light Green Lap Siding With Gray Metallic House Address Numbers

No matter where you reside, you have a house number—your own unique digits assigned just for your abode. Whether it’s a single digit or a longer series of numbers, you want your very own unique address to look as one of a kind as it is.

Address numbers are a home design detail that gets a lot of looks, from guests stopping by for the first time, to you strutting past day after day, so, loving your house numbers makes sense. Choose house numbers that accentuate your style and complement your home exterior. All of the well-designed ones we’ve rounded up look right at home on the curated palette of Hardie® siding and trim.

From artsy handcrafted, to a simple modern font style, to trendy brass figures, here are a few address sign ideas and inspiration that we love.

Helvetica house numbers

A row of address numbers in the Helvetica font. The numbers are mounted on a light-colored wall and have a sleek, modern look

Photo courtesy of Wayfair.

Helvetica, with its clean and timeless font style, is a design choice that exudes sophistication. Incorporating Helvetica house numbers into your exterior design is like placing a subtle yet impactful signature on your home. These numbers blend seamlessly with various architectural styles, from contemporary to mid-century modern, enhancing the visual appeal of your house while maintaining an air of simplicity.


Classic charm with porcelain tile

Porcelain address numbers displayed on a wooden surface

Photo courtesy of Rejuvenation.
HGTV - Ways to Display House Number Pictures

When exploring creative ways to showcase your house numbers, consider the enduring charm of porcelain tile. This versatile material brings a touch of classic elegance to your home's exterior, offering a unique and captivating way to display your address. Porcelain tile holds a timeless appeal that seamlessly blends with a variety of architectural styles. Its ability to embody the look of traditional materials while maintaining modern durability makes it an excellent choice for crafting house number displays.

Hint of whimsy with 6” mission house numbers

Whimsical display of address numbers with gray background

Photo courtesy of Rejuvenation.
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Infusing a hint of whimsy into your house number display can bring a playful and charming touch to your home's exterior. Consider the allure of 6” Mission house numbers, a choice that combines simplicity and creativity to create a captivating address presentation. 6” Mission house numbers offer a delightful way to express your address with a touch of whimsy. These numbers strike a balance between classic design and imaginative flair, making them a perfect choice for homeowners who want to add a unique twist to their curb appeal.

Bold in Brass

Golden Yellow Brass House Address Numbers

Photo courtesy of Design Within Reach.
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For a house number display that exudes confidence and sophistication, consider the bold allure of brass. Transform your home's exterior into a stunning masterpiece with brass house numbers that command attention and leave a lasting impression. Brass house numbers possess an inherent richness that effortlessly catches the eye. Their warm, golden hue adds a touch of opulence to your home's façade, creating an immediate sense of elegance.

Handcrafted Mosaics

A modern take on traditional house numbers, displayed in a mosaic pattern

Photo courtesy of Green Street Mosaics.
HGTV - Chic Wats to Display House Numbers Pictures

Transform the mundane task of displaying house numbers into a showcase of creativity and craftsmanship with handcrafted mosaics. Elevate your home's exterior to an artistic canvas that speaks volumes about your individuality and appreciation for intricate design. Handcrafted mosaics are a labor of love, a masterpiece created by the meticulous arrangement of various pieces into a unified whole. Using this technique for your house numbers invites a symphony of colors, shapes, and textures that breathe life into a functional element, turning it into an enchanting work of art that captivates all who behold it.