Dress Up Your Mailbox for the Holidays

Dress up your Mailbox with these Festive Mailbox Decorations

It is time to dress up your mailbox for the holidays! I am a self confessed Christmas fairy.  If there is a place in my home that doesn’t have a Christmas decoration on it, I’ll find something that will make it more festive.  

And my mail box is no exception.  For the last few years, I’ve had a garland wrapped around the mail box pole with some red bows and berries on it.  But I am looking for a change this year so I decided to see what ideas are out there for mailbox Christmas decorations.

These great ideas to dress up your mailbox for the holidays will bring a smile to your face each time you bring in the mail.  alwaystheholidays.comMany of these are retail ideas but almost all could easily be done with a bit of time and a trip to Michael’s Craft store.  Snowman mailbox cover

This cute snowman  cover adds just the right touch of whimsy to this plain black mailbox.   Available from Amazon.com.

Big wire rimmed bow with Christmas garland on a black mail boxThis one is so lovely.  Just drape your mail box with a large holiday garland decorated with pine cones and berries and attach a large floral wire rimmed bow to the top. Looks perfect on this black mail box.  Not crafty?  It’s available from Floral Home Decor.

Rustic swag with red plaid ribbon trims this tan colored mail box beautifullyThe tan color of this mail box is just crying out for a rustic country look and that is exactly what it got.    Just drape a fir garland over the top of the mailbox and attach faux holly berries.  Top the whole thing with a red plaid wired rimmed box and you are all set.  Image courtesy of  Plow and Hearth.

This mailbox topper with snow tip boughs is perfect for w white mailbox.

There is something so perfect about this combination.  The combination of the white snow tipped boughs with red berries and bow on a pure white mailbox really says Christmas to me.  See the Christmas mailbox topper with berries on Amazon.Large brick mailbox with a natural pine cone and fir topperIf you have a large square mailbox you can add a big fir garland topper.  Tuck in ornaments and oversize pine cones to add color and fill in gaps and add a big red bow to the mailbox opening.  Image and idea from Southern Living.  This idea lets you dress up your mailbox for the holidays in style!


Just as cute as can be. This colorful snowman sits on top of the mailbox and will bring smiles to anyone who walks by.  And of course, he wants to “let it snow!”    You can see it on eBay.

Black mailbox dressed up by adding a fir swag and big red wire edged ribbon bow.This lovely mailbox decoration features a big swag made of real fir branches, accented by big pine cones, berries, and small red bells.  Add a big red wire rimmed bow with a smaller red and green bow in the center and you have a great look.  Source:  Pinterest

Adorable reindeer mailbox cover

How cute is this?  This mailbox cover brings a reindeer to your holiday mailbox decor.  It’s made of vinyl to withstand the weather and has a bell harness to match the mailbox flag.  The kids will love this one.  See it on Amazon.

DIY Mailbox make over.  Change the colors and designs with the seasons!This idea could be changed with the seasons.  Just paint your mailbox with weather proof outdoor paint.  Find a holiday stencil you like and add the decorative design.  When the season is over, just repaint and add a new stencil for a fresh change.

Fox Terrier in a mail box.  How cute is this?Not a DIY project of course, but how cute is this to dress up your mailbox for the holidays? This sweet little Fox Terrier dresses up this plain mailbox beautifully. What a special delivery!  Image shared from Devil Duck on Tumblr.

Festive Mailbox swag with burlap ribbon from https://www.etsy.com/shop/3SeasonDesignThis lovely mailbox swag features a very pretty pine and berry swag with a festive Merry Christmas printed wire edged ribbon bow.  This one comes from 3 Season Design on Etsy, but looks easy to duplicate if you don’t have the $70 for the purchase.Mailbox decor ideas

What ideas do you have to dress up your mailbox for the holidays?  I’d love to hear them in the comments below.

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  1 comment for “Dress Up Your Mailbox for the Holidays

  1. Marvie lentz
    October 27, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    love all of them someone is very talented. Merry christmas

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