Final Product

Light Switch Plate


Light switch plate

Glue stick

Decorative paper


Exacto knife


Contact paper (optional)

Clear packaging tape (optional)


Flip paper upside down. Flip plate upside down and trace around plate front and the holes for the switches.

Cut the paper around the lines, including the holes.

Liberally apply adhesive to switch-plate and place paper.

Allow it to dry for half an hour to an hour.

Optional: Cover plate in contact paper or tape to prevent smudges and allow easy cleaning. (Just be sure to cut out holes.)


© Aly. Tutorial taken with permission from her MySpace page.

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