Just as a woman would carefully pick a necklace to complement her dress, or a man would search for the right tie, lots of homeowners choose to liven up the outer appearance of their home by getting an eye-catching mail box.
We all still receive actual paper mail; today even more than before due to the fact that online shopping comes with door-to-door delivery which has had a great impact on retail, food and other industries. So why not make a perfect excuse out of this and get a mail box that will speak of our refined taste and style. Since we all have different style preferences, we’ve decided to rely on three classy divisions by which one can never go wrong.
For the lovers of simplicity and minimalism, the best way to let the choice of mail box speak of the up-to-date preferences is to opt for a metallic modern mail box with sleek and cold touch. Bear in mind that in order to choose this type of mail box, the style of the home must be in somewhat co-ordinance with the modern fashion. The domination of simplicity, minimalistic details and cold, subdues colours should exceed all other details that might give out a hint of a style other than the prevailing latter-day’s.
People that get nostalgic about the old times usually tend to express that notion through the appearance of their homes. For them, a mail box is the ideal accessory that can just sprinkle some more of that vintage dust they so much adore. Indeed, there is something about old-fashioned mail boxes that immediately takes us back to the times when there was no other day to send a letter or a note to someone and therefore, people that seek the authenticity of those times, never leave out this powerful item – the outdated, yet evergreen antique mail box.
Again, as with modern style mail boxes, you should be careful not to mismatch the outer appearance of the home with the mail box. You don’t have to have a 100% vintage home in order to have an old-fashioned mail box, but it needs to be free of any concepts that adhere to minimalism. Wooden windows and colorful facade would make a great combination, along with a dozen of pots with colourful flowers scattered around in the garden.
If there is something worth admiring these days, style fusion-wise, that would be the wise and artistically challenging manner in which talented designers and some manufacturers succeed to combine the yesterday with the now. If we translate that in mail box terms, the perfect middle ground mail box should be halfway between the sleek, minimal simplicity of the modern era and the warm and inviting naturalness of the past.
This type of mail boxes provide different mounting options, for instance if your preference is more towards the old-fashioned style, you can choose to have it post mounted. If you like the roughness of the vintage look, but you long for more modern functionality, a wall-mounted mail box of this type will suit you. The greatest thing about the middle ground mail box is its ability to perfectly fit any kind of previous setting and surroundings, as opposed to the previously discussed, rather strict styles.
Finally, whatever your style inclination might be, enjoy the search for the mail box that’s just right as you would do with any other item that comprises both an aesthetic and a functional purpose. As a final touch, you can choose to engrave the family/business name or house number – a practice that always adds to the classiness of the mail box regardless of the type.