Take a look at those switch plates around the house. Notice anything? Nope! Decorative switch plates can be expensive. Try making your own. Use acrylic, craft paint or latex paint to cover.
Add embellishments or use stencils to add your own detailing. You can also use fabric to cover the switch plate. Cut your fabric to fit around the corners of the plate. surface of the switch plate. Wrap around your edges and trim. any excess fabric. Another idea is to decoupage the switch plate with magazine cutouts or personal photographs.
To do this, simply sand the plate to roughen up the surface and apply decoupage glue. Arrange your photos or magazine clippings onto the plate (again, allowing for space around your switch) so that you cover the front and can fold pieces over the edges. Continue adding your decoupage over the photos to ensure they are protected. Let surface dry and repeat several times.