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Washi Tape Light Switch Covers

Posted by  ·  August 31, 2018  ·  Last Updated: August 31, 2018

Washi Tape Light Switch Covers are a quick and easy no mess idea that costs less than a couple of dollars to make. Children will have fun making these decorative light switch covers for all their friend’s rooms. For more crafts and activities for kids check out this diy invisible ink tutorial. Have you tried your hand at making slime or oobleck? Too fun!

light switch covers

Light Switch Covers

We love making handmade gifts around here and these light switch covers are a fun gift.  Have your child check out their friend’s room on the sly to know if they need a light switch cover for one, two or more switch openings. Also, have them notice the colors of their friend’s room so you can get the perfect colors of washi tape to match. Light switch covers get a good deal of wear so a coat Mod Podge for durability is a good idea. My friend Amy, will tell you what is Mod Podge! She is an expert!

Light Switch Covers Supplies

  • light switch cover,
  • washi tape
  • foam brush
  • mod podge
light switch cover supplies

DIY Light Switch Covers

Remove screws from light switch cover and begin covering the cover with the washi tape.  Make sure tape overlaps to the back.

light switch applying washi tape

Cover entire light switch plate. It is okay to cover the hole.

light switch cover covering hole

With scissors or an xacto knife make a slit in the hole and fold the washi tape the back of the cover. Take the screw and punch through the screw holes.

light switch cover cutting opening

Give the the washi tape covered light switch plate a coat of mod podge.

light switch cover mod podge

Once completely dry you are ready to wrap it up and give! Be sure to make one for yourself. There you have it! A quick and easy DIY project for kids to decorate their room! They will be so proud to have their DIY light switch cover on display. You can also make painted light switch covers. Here are some more DIY kids bedroom ideas.

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  1. Friday, August 31st, 2018
    These are so fun! I want to do this in my daughter's room when we move in a couple weeks!

  2. Sandi
    Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
    what a cute little idea. we are in the process of moving into a house we just bought and this would be a great idea to perk up a couple rooms. i always enjoy reading your ideas. thanks.