How to Glitter Your Outlet Covers or Switch Plates

Technique to glitter up your switch plates or outlet covers! It's a cute and subtle way to glam up any room in your house! This technique can also be used to glitter almost anything else😋

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How to Glitter Your Outlet Covers or Switch Plates
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Get your outlet covers or switch plates off the wall by unscrewing the tiny screw in the middle. I did my switch plates last week so I'm doing my outlet covers today

Get your outlet covers or switch plates off the wall by unscrewing the tiny screw in the middle. I did my switch plates last week so I'm doing my outlet covers today

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If any of you don't understand what I mean by switch plates or outlet covers, this is a switch plate and the outlet cover is in the previous photo⬅

If any of you don't understand what I mean by switch plates or outlet covers, this is a switch plate and the outlet cover is in the previous photo⬅

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I'm using the puzzle saver modge podge because I couldn't find my normal modge podge but you can use any type. Also, I'm using a flat, wide paintbrush but foam brushes will work as well.

I'm using the puzzle saver modge podge because I couldn't find my normal modge podge but you can use any type. Also, I'm using a flat, wide paintbrush but foam brushes will work as well.

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Brush modge podge over the entire outlet cover

Brush modge podge over the entire outlet cover

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Get your glitter ready-I got this from Joann's with a coupon for around $2 and it comes in many other colors as well

Get your glitter ready-I got this from Joann's with a coupon for around $2 and it comes in many other colors as well

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Sprinkle the glitter all over the wet outlet cover

Sprinkle the glitter all over the wet outlet cover

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Cover it all and wait for it to dry for 5-15 minutes depending on the type of modge podge and how much you used

Cover it all and wait for it to dry for 5-15 minutes depending on the type of modge podge and how much you used

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Once it's dry, tap it on a cookie sheet or on newspaper to get rid of the excess glitter

Once it's dry, tap it on a cookie sheet or on newspaper to get rid of the excess glitter

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Sparkly cookie sheet😍😍

Sparkly cookie sheet😍😍

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Once the excess glitter is gone, put a couple drops of modge podge on top of the outlet cover or switch plate

Once the excess glitter is gone, put a couple drops of modge podge on top of the outlet cover or switch plate

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Use a dabbing motion to cover the modge podge over the entire cover. Don't drag it like you were painting, as that may mess up the glitter

Use a dabbing motion to cover the modge podge over the entire cover. Don't drag it like you were painting, as that may mess up the glitter

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Then wait for it to dry and you're done!😍

Then wait for it to dry and you're done!😍

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All 6 of mine waiting to be done

All 6 of mine waiting to be done

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Enjoy! Also, this technique can be used to glitter almost ANYTHING😍 so go crazy and don't let anyone dull your sparkle!😆😋

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