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Give Your Home That Extra Awesome
My friend Cleo has been decorating her room and bathroom since she got it, and its amazing, but there was always more room left over. Then I walk into her bathroom and it looks different, and I notice its JUST BECAUSE of her outlet cover! Its a Betty Paige one, and it looks amazing!

So I got an idea to do a bunch of thems with buttons, and splatter paint, fake leaves, cloth, TONS OF STUFF.

But my OTHER friend aleasha did one with just some font and a picture or two, and I figured I already have the materials for that, so I'll do that one first.

Posted by DIS.AR.RAY from Las Vegas, Nevada, United States • Published See DIS.AR.RAY's 30 projects »
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  • How to make a light switch. Decorate Your Outlet Covers - Step 1
    Step 1

    So you'll need glue or a paste mixture [I used what little was left in the glue bottle, and filled it a quarter way up with water].

    Some tape if you want to make it more shiney and stable.

    Scissors

    Scraps to decorate it with

    and of course, an outlet cover.

  • Step 2

    It's pretty simple, just plan out a design, cut out the pieces, glue them on, and if you want, put the tape over it.

    If you're going to use buttons or beads, may I suggest taping it BEFORE you put them on :D

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JusteMoi
JusteMoi
My mum decorated ours (When I was a little child) with, polimer clay and one is covered in beads and it looks really cool to. You could use modge-podge to make it have a shiny finish and so it hardens well. You can get it from craft stores like Micheal's.
An outlet is the plastic thing that covers the lightswitch. Happy
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Esme Maddock
Esme Maddock · Oxford, England, GB · 18 projects
Sorry, What's an outlet? I Hav No Idea Lol!
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Fondasaurusrex
Fondasaurusrex · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 11 projects
so cool ! i'm gonna do that right now !
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ay*lee*sha
ay*lee*sha · 21 projects
I finally posted mine up. Yay me!
Happy
I did one for my brothers room, it's a gamers one, I love it.
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Katie S.
Katie S. · 2 projects
wow i love it! i can't wait to do it
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1428 projects
Very awesome idea, I did something similar to this at my parents home - they weren't happy.
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Hana
Hana · Gdynia, Pomeranian Voivodeship, PL · 13 projects
great! i did this thing with my light switch and outlet covers when I was decorating my room beacause I wanted it to be like jungle ;) and it looks great and tooks only few minutes to do
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Stila
Stila · Mezzano, Emilia-Romagna, IT · 5 projects
Cool and simple...great job!
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Lilim
Lilim · 17 projects
I should do this... we just moved into an old house and none of the plates switches match >.> Some are more yellowie then others and it's driving me crazy
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Moon M.
Moon M.
Very cool
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