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How to decorate a light switch/outlet plate

Decorate a Light Switch/outlet Plate

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First take off the plate with the screw driver

First take off the plate with the screw driver

Put the screws somewhere you won't lose them

Put the screws somewhere you won't lose them

I sanded my light switch plate a bit with a nail file.

I sanded my light switch plate a bit with a nail file.

I have my bins of random supplies

I have my bins of random supplies

I found this dark yellow paint I'm going to use

I found this dark yellow paint I'm going to use

Paint it on after you lay down your  napkin

Paint it on after you lay down your napkin

After it dries I will put on these seashells

After it dries I will put on these seashells

Here I got my seashells and my hot glue gun ready

Here I got my seashells and my hot glue gun ready

I put it on the low setting so it doesn't melt the plastic

I put it on the low setting so it doesn't melt the plastic

I started putting some on

I started putting some on

I'm done! I love how it turned out!

I'm done! I love how it turned out!

With my little fishes

With my little fishes

On my wall!:)

On my wall!:)

So here is my outlet cover (I peeled some of paint off)

So here is my outlet cover (I peeled some of paint off)

I have this really cute magazine that I'm going to cut pictures out of

I have this really cute magazine that I'm going to cut pictures out of

Make sure they are small and colorful

Make sure they are small and colorful

I started arranging mine on. I had to cut the cake to get it to fit right.

I started arranging mine on. I had to cut the cake to get it to fit right.

I'm going to use this brand of d\u00e9coupage. You can use mod podge or another sort if glue that dries clear.

I'm going to use this brand of découpage. You can use mod podge or another sort if glue that dries clear.

Take your stuff off and lay it to the side

Take your stuff off and lay it to the side

Start putting on some of your decoupage.

Start putting on some of your decoupage.

Put a picture on

Put a picture on

Put on another picture and paint the decoupage over it. It should dry clear

Put on another picture and paint the decoupage over it. It should dry clear

Here it is with all my stuff on it! I'll wait for it to dry

Here it is with all my stuff on it! I'll wait for it to dry

So it dried and here's what it looks like on my wall!

So it dried and here's what it looks like on my wall!

Here's what it looks like with my stuff plugged in. (And yes I am a girl who likes marvel get over it:)) (the night light is for my guinea pig, so she can see her food and cage during the night)

Here's what it looks like with my stuff plugged in. (And yes I am a girl who likes marvel get over it:)) (the night light is for my guinea pig, so she can see her food and cage during the night)

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  • Light switch/outlet plate
  • Paint
  • Screwdriver
  • Napkin/tissue/papertowel
  • Paintbrush
  • Mod podge
  • Old magazine
  • Scissors
  • Nail file