Spruce up Those Plastic Switch Plates With Unicorn SPiT!!

My most pinned project by other people is one of the light switch covers I updated when we painted our kitchen. I found an extra outlet cover in a drawer to show you how I accomplished this art using Unicorn SPiT!
Time: 1 Hours Difficulty: Easy
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit , Here is my pinned pic

    Here is my pinned pic!
Start with one of those cheap plastic covers.
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Pick your Unicorn SPiT colors! I used Crow (black) SPARKLiNG gel stain, Ornery Oriole (orange) SPARKLiNG stain gel, Dragon’s Belly (green), and a custom mix (Lil’ bit White Ning & Navajo Jewel)
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
I SPiT directly onto the plastic. Little drops of each color.
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Spritz with water
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
I laid a piece of regular ol’ plastic wrap over the SPiT.
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Then using my fingers, moved the SPiT around. (This is the press technique)
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Gently lift the plastic wrap off in a upward direction. (You’ll get different effects depending on the direction you pull the plastic wrap off)
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Decided it needed a bit more of the light blue so I added a few more dots & blew them to spread it out.
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Let dry! I put a fan next to mine to speed it up because I am impatient .
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit , Looks like marble

    Looks like marble!
THIS is the money shot!!! The pic itself looks like something that could hang in a museum! lol
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
You want to seal the SPiT to insure durability. I used this spray. A few coats is a good idea.
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Let dry between coats.
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Install the plate like you usually would & enjoy your custom made art! Definitely a conversation starter. All your friends & family will want some!
  • spruce up those plastic switch plates with unicorn spit
Unicorn SPiT gel stain is available NOW @ www.unicorn spit.com
The SPARKLiNG gel stain will be available January 2017!

Materials used for this project:

  • Unicorn SPiT, plastic wrap, water, rustoleum clear gloss spray sealer, plastic outlet cover   (www.unicornSPiT.com)

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