Just Paint - Unicorn Spit Light Switch Covers

3 Materials
$1
10 Minutes
Easy
After giving the walls a fresh coat of paint, I decided that the walls deserve pretty "new" light switch covers. Here's what I did!

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I started out planning to shampoo the carpet. But hey since it's all empty I decided a fresh coat of paint for the walls was in order. I went with a nice soft beachy blue . First get all materials in order, you'll need (Amazon)
I cleaned my plain dark brown switch covers well and got out my (Amazon) Navajo jewel and zia teal diluted 7 to 1 in dollar store/Amazon spray bottles. Good thing they are only a dollar because two of the triggers broke on me.
Navajo jewel and zia teal diluted 7 to 1 in dollar store spray bottles. Good thing they are only a dollar because two of the triggers broke on me.
First I sprayed the Navajo jewel. I used a mist setting.
Then zia teal over the Navajo. Again in a mist .
Dry with a (Amazon) if you're impatient like I am. 🙃
Dry with a heat gun if you're impatient like I am. 🙃
Seal with (Amazon) and let dry. Since these were a light plastic and I only did one light coat of sealer they dried very quickly
Done!
Done!

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  • Kimberly Thomas Kimberly Thomas on Oct 18, 2017
    How do I get oil stains off my a drive way

  • Cmacy Cmacy on Nov 03, 2017
    What’s the best kind of paint to use when I want to change the color of a large tin pressed box from bronze to silver, without it becoming too shiny?

  • Wink Harner Wink Harner on Oct 02, 2018

    How did you achieve the spotty look finish?

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  • Patty Patty on Oct 03, 2018

    Love this.

  • Birdy Daniel Birdy Daniel on Oct 17, 2018

    The reason the triggers broke was because they were cheaply made. Next time save your money in the long run and buy better bottles made in America.

    • Michelle McCaughtry Michelle McCaughtry on Oct 17, 2018

      I certainly will - some places where you try to save money just aren't worth it in the long run....


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