Take a look at those switch plates around
the house. Notice anything? Nope! Decorative switch plates can be
expensive. Try making your own. Use acrylic, craft paint or latex paint to cover. Add embellishments
or use stencils to add your own detailing. You can also use fabric to cover the switch
plate. Cut your fabric to fit around the corners of the plate. surface of the switch plate.
Wrap around your edges and trim. any excess fabric. Another idea is to decoupage
the switch plate with magazine cutouts or personal photographs. To do this, simply sand
the plate to roughen up the surface and apply decoupage glue.
Arrange your photos or magazine clippings onto the plate (again, allowing for space
around your switch) so that you cover the front and can fold pieces over the edges.
Continue adding your decoupage over the photos to ensure they are protected. Let surface
dry and repeat several times.