Slide 8: Decoupage Decor


Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book pages, or even something you printed yourself. Simply cut the paper to a size slightly larger than the plate, notch out the corners, use an X-Acto knife to cut the inner rectangle, and glue in place.

Turn On the Style: 11 DIY Switch Plate Upgrades

Plastic isn’t always fantastic, and most standard light switch plates can be a total snooze. With a little DIY care, these often-overlooked elements of your home can be turned into design opportunities. From simple upgrades using materials like tape and Sharpie markers, to more involved methods such as detail painting, there is a switch plate design idea suitable for every skill level. Safely remove the plate from the wall while you are working on it, and when you are finished, be sure that there are no loose pieces hanging on the back that could get caught in the electrical wires. Whether your personal style is classic, cute, outrageous, or even humorous, let these stunning switch plate makeovers provide you with some inspiration.

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