Most switchplates and outlet covers lack personality and flair. Yet it’s so easy to turn them into something special with very simple materials- paper and Mod Podge. See how you can make your own designer switch plates! ( Some of the helpful resources are affiliate links. Full disclosure here. )
If you love these patterns I made, you can download the printables at the end!
Another great example of how much magic paper can do: 5 Minute designer cabinet or door knobs with free printable designs!
Materials and tools :
- Here’s the medium weight card stock I used-, it holds up great without wrinkling!
- Mod Podge or decoupage glue
- switch plates you already have, or if you are in a rental, you can buy these inexpensive ones
First choose designs and patterns you love and print them onto the card stock.
For the single switch plates, the print size should be about 5″x3.25″, and for the double switch plates, print size is 5″x5″. You can use Photoshop or Gimp to arrange and print them. Continue to next page –