Decorative Switchplates for the Baby's Nursery

Decorative switchplates are such a nice finishing touch to any themed room decorating project. What once was only available in generic beige now comes in more colors than the rainbow! Plastic is fine, but why not get something in rustic wood that's been carved by hand? A personalized ceramic piece would make a lovely shower gift especially if you make it yourself and detail it with baby's birth information. And then there are the themed outlet covers! A Betty Boop wall plate or outlet cover would be so cute in a girl's bedroom with a red and black color scheme!

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For those of us who put safety at the top of our list, there are electrical outlet covers that will help to put your mind at ease. Some popular choices are the Safety 1st swivel outlet covers and other electrical outlet covers that come in handy 4 pks. Your child or baby safety is first and foremost in any decorating theme, so load up on packs of devices designed to keep baby's little hands from touching anything they shouldn't.
There are matching decorative switchplates for nursery use that will work with almost any baby nursery theme. Baby crib bedding sets with a large group of coordinating accessories may include these items in plastic, ceramic or a molded resin such as the Precious Moments baby bedding and nursery accessory collections.

If you would like to do something a little different, hand paint your own switch plates and outlet switch cover plates just take care to remember that these items are for safety and electrical outlets are protective covers and not just to look cool! If you are not crafty there are easy craft project instructions to help you create your own decorative switchplates using family photos or practically any pictures that you like.

Give your nursery wall a unique look with a little something unexpected. If your little girl has a pink French Poodle themed bedroom find some vintage Eiffel Tower pictures and souvenirs in an appropriate size and glue them to a plain switch plate.

Take a pottery class and make your own ceramic switchplates. Even if you have limited artistic ability you can create something really cute! Painted polka dots in various sizes go with many styles of nursery decor. Something as simple as a child's name written across the top of the plate will make a very special gift and will go nicely with a set of personalized nursery wall letters!

If you are familiar with a paint brush, paint some cute insects such as ladybugs for the nursery.

For a hunting lodge or cabin themed rooms, there are rustic wood decorative switchplates. If you love wildlife, choose one with a deer, elk, bear or even a moose motif.

Mossy Oak Camouflage painted decorative accessories and bedding would work with both a hunting theme or a military theme. You may have to paint your own, but how hard can painting camouflage be? If you paint it yourself, you can do pink camo suitable for a girl!

Whatever your taste or your artistic ability, there are decorative switchplates ready to use in your decorating theme or for you to decorate yourself!

Have fun!

Disclaimer: The contents of this article and website are for informational purposes only and should not replace medical advice from a doctor or professional. You should always make your own choices on the advice of your chosen professional in matters concerning your baby's safety.

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