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Making a Picasso Light Switch Plate Cover

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Have fun decorating the switch covers in your home. One idea is to paint a Picasso-like image on them. This is a guide about making a Picasso light switch plate cover.
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November 1, 2015

Turn a plain white light switch cover into a little Picasso like painting.

Total Time: 25 min

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mn_-ckw4um8

Supplies:

  • 1 light switch cover with screws
  • 1 flat screwdriver
  • sponge to clean surface on switchplate cover
  • newspaper
  • permanent markers or acrylic paint
  • paint brushes

Steps:

  1. Turn light off. Remove light switch cover if you don't already have one.
  2. Place down newspaper.
  3. Wipe well with sponge and dry.
  4. Mark basic ouline with black permanent marker, including eye, nose, and mouth.
  5. Paint and color as shown or use your own ideas and colors. Have fun creating abstract art known as cubism!
  6. Let it dry or speed up drying with a hair dryer.
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  8. When completely dry, screw in switchplate. Position the screws to match eye and lips and paint them.
  9. All done! Enjoy your little Picasso like mini painting. :)
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November 2, 20150 found this helpful

Very cute and clever idea!

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November 3, 20150 found this helpful

Thanks Donna ! I appreciate it :)

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