This instructable will teach you how to apply cool images of your choice to your electrical switchplates. I will show you examples of plates done with both. Now our hallway is way more interesting! And this decorative midsize wall plate is larger than a standard wall plate which gives better coverage around the. Janet ------------------------------------------ Love your products, especially the invisible screws. Amherst Decorative Single Light Switch Cover, Cocoa Bronze Decorative wall plates are a simple way to Decorative wall plates are a simple way to transform the look of any room. You can use Photoshop or Gimp to arrange and print them. I used scrapbook paper, which comes in thousands of patterns and colors, but you could also use a pretty paper napkin, a piece of fabric, or even lace.
If you love these patterns I made for the wall plates and light switch covers , you can download the printable designs at the end! We did an entire wine theme in our kitchen with your wine switchplates. When I started this blog in 2014, I never thought it would grow from 0 to over a million monthly views in just 3 years. What I have done is essentially backward engineer how to decorate these plates; they are very nice but perhaps not as polished as the truly professional ones. If you love image transfer, Another easy and beautiful home decor project you may enjoy- Happy creating and see you in a few days! Step 1 is to remove the light switch covers. Know anyone into Coca Cola, , , , , , , or? I enjoyed working with you on my purchases, and so many great comments on my switchplates.
Switchplates you're sure to love!! Check out Hands Occupied on , and. Choose a pretty piece of paper and cut out a piece that is a little bit bigger than the light switch cover on all four sides. Tired of the boring beige or woeful white light switch and outlet covers around your home? If your light switch cover has slanted edges, add a little more Mod Podge on the edges and wrap the paper around to the back of the cover, securing at the back with Mod Podge as well. . Let your imagination run wild! The plates are very secure, never get loose, and most of all, they don't mess with the continuity of the design.
Plaid is the manufacturer of Mod Podge and several other do-it-yourself products! We offer an extensive selection of light switch covers for you to choose from. While the edges were drying, I applied a generous layer of over the outside of the front of the plate cover. Decorative Light Switch And Outlet Covers If you are looking for decorative switch plates and electrical outlet covers, you have come to the right place. A very small item, with a very big impact!! I hope A Piece Of Rainbow becomes your trusted resource and good friend for living creatively and loving each delicious moment of life. Choose a pretty piece of paper and cut out a piece that is a little bit bigger than the light switch cover on all four sides.
I'm Ananda, a home and garden designer, artist, and lifestyle blogger in Southern California. You can get decorative light switch plates in larger sizes with - commonly called. I follow a budget, otherwise I would buy enough to change for every holiday. See how you can make your own designer wall plates and light switch covers in less than 5 minutes! We even make both and six gang switches six gang Special Order only. Decorative light switchplates are great for housewarming gifts and also a clever gift for collectors. Next cut the pieces to size, trace the openings onto the paper, and cut those out. I enjoy your blog very much.
! I paid attention to detail, down to the knobs and switch plates and all of the other fun fiddledee-bits. Interested in an inexpensive and easy way to add beautiful focal points to a plain room? Whatever your decorating theme--or , or , or , or --, , , or eclectic-- we have switchplates that will ultimately be your favorite decorating tool. Line up your fabric cutouts, wrong side down, on your Podged light plate covers. Just click any of the share buttons on the left to share with Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, etc. One of the things I was very impressed about, was that you didn't feel you had to use the unnessasary screws in the plates.
You can get decorative light switch plates in larger sizes with - commonly called. Do the same for all four sides. Had covers for the entry but not the living and dining rooms and Ihad no luck looking locally. I'll be the first to admit that his curious nature and limit testing abilities definitely keeps me on my toes, but his big blue eyes, loving snuggles and happy smiles just melt my heart. Thicker paper may work but you may need to soak it in water until it relaxes.
Then set the cover aside to dry. In this example, I aligned the screws in such a way that one screw would be completely white and the other black. Many people overlook the opportunity to add a decorative flair to any room by switching out old light switch covers. Want to share this tutorial with your friends? Luckily, it is a two-story house, so I can buy more of them! Warn your customers to beware any painters - remove the switchplates yourself! Then poke holes, from the front of the cover, through the small screw holes to make room for the screws. Want to share this tutorial with your friends? The final step is to coat the surface of these wall plates and light switch covers with 2 coats of Mod Podge or acrylic gel, so they become more water resistant, and in the future easy to clean with a damp cloth. Brush a light coat of Mod Podge onto the cover, center it over the piece of paper make sure the pretty side is facing out! Hundreds of designs by America's favorite artists have been used to turn ordinary switch plates into charming works of art. Now our hallway is way more interesting! So, here's my story, and I'm stickin' to it: When I bought my house here in Clovis Ca it is right next to Fresno , I was excited to make it my own.
We have lots of designs for , , and , too! My life may be crazier than ever, but it's never been better! I used scrapbook paper, which comes in thousands of patterns and colors, but you could also use a pretty paper napkin, a piece of fabric, or even lace. We would love to help you get the size you need in a design that you'll love!! They give immediate and delightful results, especially as an upgrade over basic, plastic switch and outlet covers. Here is What you will need: Step 1: Turn the scrapbook paper face down, lay the switch plate cover on top of the scrapbook paper and trace around the outside and inside edges. If you are new to Mod Podge or just interested in learning more about this amazing product and all of the things that it can do, I encourage you to visit Plaid Online. It makes the entire kitchen so unique. Every now and then I'll find antother switchplate I forgot about, and get a new switchplate. Amherst Decorative Double Light Switch Cover, Cocoa Bronze Decorative wall plates are a simple way to Decorative wall plates are a simple way to transform the look of any room.