23 DIY Switch Plate and Outlet Cover Tutorials.

by Chris Gardner

23 DIY Switch Plate and Outlet Cover Tutorials.

White walls and off white lightswitch covers...blech. Here's a quick and inexpensive way to overcome the blandness of home center materials, and a perfect way to customize a rental or other tough to personalize space.

From Red Thread DIY "Switch plates! [We] wanted all of our switch plates to match, so we literally unscrewed all of the old switch plates and installed brand new ones. I was about to throw away the old ones because I thought...

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How to Upholster a Tape Measure

by DIY Maven

How to Upholster a Tape Measure

The clever babes over at Spoonful of Sugar Girls have come up with something you probably hadn’t considered doing before: upholstering your tape measure. So sweet, even non-hardcore-crafters will want one.

What you need:

a retractable tape measure
fabric scraps
cardboard
spray starch
Vliesofix, optional (it's double-sided webbing used for applique)
embroidery floss, optional
thread

What you do:

Head on over to Spoonful of Sugar Girls for a delightful...

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