DIY Glitter Switch Plates!
Step By Step:
- I gathered all of my supplies together on my crafting table.
- I then layed down a garbage bag and brown paper bag to catch any stray glitter and keep the mod podge off of my table.
- Taking the painting sponge I covered the plain switch plate in mod podge.
- After covering the switch plate with mod podge i gently poured glitter as evenly as I could over the switch plate.
- After letting the mod podge dry for a little while I carefully picked up the plate and shook off the extra glitter.
- I sprayed my finished switch plate with a clear shiny sealer just to add extra security.
What You Will Need:
- Switch Plate
- Mod Podge
- Glitter color of choice
- Paint brush or sponge
- Garbage bag or newspaper
Quote That Glitter:
"When you're around me, you're gonna get glitter on you."
"Note to self: Never leave home without glitter."
What is your favorite color of glitter?
A Little More Information:
I got the idea for the glitter switch plate when I saw some for sale on Etsy and I thought "Yah know. I'll just bet I can do that on my own, and for cheaper!"
I decided to use green glitter because the theme of my room at that time was Mardi Gras and I had purple walls. If you don't know too much about Mardi Gras, the colors are Purple, Green, and Gold.
Quick and Easy Helpful Hints:
Luckily this project is surprisingly clean. And it did not use as much glitter as I thought.
- It only took about 10 minutes (not including drying time).
- I just folded the brown paper bag in half and used it as a funnel to pour the extra glitter back into the container.
- Be sure to wash the mod podge out of your brush or sponge quickly or it could ruin it.
- I bought my supplies at Walmart. Some other places you can buy them though are Craft Warehouse, and some online stores.
When my 3 year old nephew Landon saw my glitter switch plate on the wall he thought it was the coolest thing. He even told me "I want one of these when I'm a girl!"
Thank you very much for taking the time to read my very first hub! I hope it was helpful!