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5 Creative Ways to Decorate a Light Switch Cover

Transform your plain light switch covers into quirky accent pieces

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There are plenty of ways to decorate a room. From crafting personalized pillows to adding chic details, there's a lot that you can do depending on your budget. If you're still saving up for a big room makeover, you can start small by turning your light switches into instant wall accents.

Here are five easy ideas that you can do. 

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Use gold foil

You can easily make your light switch stand out with the use of gold foil. All you need is painter's tape and pieces of foil cut into your preferred shape. Get the complete step-by-step guide here.

 Photo from sarahhearts.com.

Use colored pens

If you love doodling on your notebooks, you can also turn your light switch into a work of art. Feel free to use different pens and experiment with designs and patterns.

 Photo from etsy.com

Use paint

If you're not yet keen on painting your walls on your own, you may start with the light switches first. Think of it as a blank canvas—start with the outline before painting it with your chosen colors. Look for inspiration by browsing the web. Get the complete step-by-step guide here

Use washi tape

If you want an instant update, you can never go wrong with washi tape! With tons of designs to choose from and with the ease of application and removal, you may change the design every two weeks or every month! Just cut a couple of strips from tapes with different designs then stick it to the light cover. Click here for more washi tape decorating ideas.

Photo from washitapecrafts.com

Use scrapbook paper

If you're on a budget, why not use your extra scrapbook paper at home? Just dab a few amounts of glue on your cover then stick your chosen paper design to the area. Let it sit for a couple of minutes before polishing the sides and edges. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

Photo from whimsicallyhomemade.blogspot.ca

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