Hate Your Ugly Outlet? Steal These 11 Ideas

Your outlet or light switch will thank you for this upgrade.

By Hometalk Highlights

Cover them up with a new wall plate

Save all the hassle of replacing your electrical outlet and place this uniform one on top.

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Or replace your old wall plate with a new one

It’s a simple matter of screwing and unscrewing your wall plate that will make a huge difference.

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Mod podge wrapping paper around it

If you have a pattern you love, this is a great way to show it off.

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Spray paint them for a uniform color

Surround the area with painter’s tape and you don’t even have to take off the plate.

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Turn it into a high-tech station

These awesome plates come with USB ports, so you can charge your computer and phone all at once.

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Give them personality with printable graphics

Choose the one you love, print, and glue it on your switch plate for a total transformation.

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Mod podge patterned tissue paper

We love how cool this switch plate looks now, we wish we had one for our outlet.

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Hand paint them to match your granite

You’ll never know your outlet was even there (except when you need to plug something in).

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Frame them with dollar store photo frames

They totally change the look, and hardly cost a thing.

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Bling them up with a glass tile collage

Use colored tile or broken glass to turn your outlet into an art piece.

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Swirl around colorful ink and rubbing alcohol

This was done on a light switch, but you can do the same cool technique to your outlet plates.

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