Monday, November 21, 2011

Light Switch Cover Fun

Recently, I was inspired by a tutorial online to alter a light switch covers!  I obviously instantly thought of my Create Inspirations Paint!  How fun it would be to create a shimmery light switch cover with some bling for my little girl's bedroom!

The plain, boring light switch cover:

I used Mod Podge to cover the light switch cover and then added tissue paper over it and added a little more Mod Podge.

I then used CI Paint "Tickled Pink" to cover the cover.
 I painted it with two coats.

I then used a sponge to sponge "Tutu Pink" on the cover.

 Lastly, I added some bling!  I used some of the jeweled clear inspirations from CI!  In sizes SS30 and SS20, along with some smaller ones from my stash.
The finished light switch, just love at that BLING!

 Now replaced in her bedroom!
It was so fun and easy to make!  Perfect for her bedroom!  She always says "Petty" meaning pretty!

Have a great day!

Kendra

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8 comments:

Lisa M said...

LOL...it IS so extremely "petty." Wow, by looks of the colors your daughter has the most amazingly fun and beautiful room. What a lucky girl!
Gosh, this is a great project and I'm so inspired now. Just sitting here wondering what I can dismantle in my house now. :D
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Make It Monday.
Lisa xx

Paul said...

That looks much better after its makeover. Saw your project on Make it Monday and had to come over and take a closer look.
TFS
Paul
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Barbara said...

What a beautiful transformation. Love the bling. MY granddaughter would love this in her bedroom too.What a lucky daughter you have to have such a crafty mom. Saw your post on MIM and had to stop for a visit.

Margaret said...

Oh it looks sooo good. I would never have thought of doing anything like that. Your daughter must be so delighted with it.
Saw it on MIM and had to have a closer look.
Hugs
Margaret M

La Vikinga said...

Wonderful idea!!
La Vikinga, Crafty Ribbons

cebelica said...

What a great idea! I love the colour and all the bling, it looks fantastic! Thanks for joining our challenge at Crafty ribbons! Hugs!

Caro said...

Wow, that is amazing. What a fantastic idea and a great effect. I am sure your little girl will love it. Thank you for joining our CAS challenge at Quirky Crafts this week.

Spyder said...

My first even altered light switch, what a great idea...(I have seen knitted plug covers but thought that was a bit tooo....ummm...twee! ) Love the sparkle Thank you for joining Quirky Crafts with your quirky creation, hope to see you again next time!

(Lyn)