Light Outlet Customization

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Introduction: Light Outlet Customization

This project is very simple and gives a little spark to any room in the house. (Credits to the artists of the pictures I use)

p.s. You can also use a outlet covering

Step 1: Supplies

You will need

-Light switch cover (This is obvious but you have to remove it from the wall)

-Mod podge

-Printed image (You can draw it too)

-Paintbrush (Optional you could also use your finger but it makes a small mess)

- Glue (Elmer's glue works really well)

-scissors

-Screwdriver (To remove it and put it back)

Step 2: Remove It From the Wall

You take the screwdriver and unscrew it. It might be stuck so you will need to slide something thin in the crack and give a light pull. It should pop off!

Step 3: Cut Out Photo and Glue It Down

The image does not have to be the exact size of the cover but it can not be smaller. You then add glue on the cover and add the image.

Step 4: Cut Off the Extra

You then cut around it (the extra) making sure it does not rip. You don't have to cut it down all the way you can always fold and glue the sides down on the inside of the cover.

Step 5: Cutting Out the Holes

You then take your knife and cut out the holes where either the light switch or the plug itself will go. (Please be careful during this part or have an adult do it for you)

Step 6: Seal the Edges

Take your finger or paintbrush and put some of the glue on it. You then need to trace the outline and push the edges down including the light switch hole or plug hole.

Step 7: Cover It

You will need to give it 2 layers of modpoge withe the paintbrush make sure it is all evenly coated.

Step 8: Put It Back

Now all you need to do is screw it onto the wall again and you are done. Hope it works out for you!

Step 9: Tips

You may need to print it more than once until it is a good size

let it fully dry between layers

let it dry when glued on or it will rip

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    2 Comments

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    randofo
    randofo

    Reply 1 year ago

    No worries. There is always room for improvement next time. My first Instructables were not so great.

    Thanks for sharing how you customized that.