Make a do it yourself nursery switch plate to match your nursery theme! Decorative switchplates are a wonderful addition to any child's room. With our quick and easy craft instructions, you can personalize a clear plastic nursery switchplate with family photos, wallpaper or your own unique style of art.

A personalized nursery switch plate is just another way to join all of the aspects of your nursery's decor together into one complimentary design. With the right pictures, this inexpensive decorative accessory would make a really cool shower gift idea. If your decorative nursery switchplate is a gift for a friend make sure that you know the colors in her nursery or "borrow" some wallpaper or photographs so that your gift will coordinate with the theme of her child's room.

Personalized Nursery Switch Plate Instructions


  • Photo printable copier paper

  • clear contact paper sheets with adhesive backing
  • craft razor knife
  • photos
  • designer wallpaper or any decorative image you can use in your baby's nursery theme.


  • Use a piece of tissue thin paper to draw the outline of your light switch plate covers leaving a one inch margin around the edges
  • use your pattern to cut your decorative switch plate cover from the paper that you printed your design on or a plain piece of paper if you will be painting your own custom design
  • Now decorate your custom electric switch plate cover with your chosen designer art ,printed or free hand personalized design
  • Turn all edges to the back of the switch plate and tape them firmly in place
  • Once your design is applied either with your printable, stencil or free hand artwork cover the plate with clear contact paper, trim the edges and you now have your custom personalized piece of nursery theme art!

This will work for all wall light switches and electrical outlets. It does not matter if they are single, double or triple face switch plates, just be very careful when cutting the slots for the switches.

Here's some tips for artwork to free hand, motifs to stencil or stickers to apply to make more do it yourself custom switch plates for your baby's nursery theme and decor:

Ladybug - Ladybugs! Musical Note or Baby Loves Music - Treble Clefs & Musical Notes
Classic Winnie the Pooh - The Honey Pot or a Bumble Bee Care Bear Baby - Care Bear
Noah's Ark - The Ark and Jungle Animals (Twins) Circus or Disney Dumbo Theme - A Circus Tent, Clown, Circus Animals
Jungle African Safari Baby Theme - Palm Trees,Zoo Animals, Parrots Contemporary Theme for the Modern Baby - Cubist Decor
Ocean or Underwater Theme - Octopus,Seaweed,Fish,Mermaid The Western Baby Nursery - Cactus or Desert Scene
Frog Baby Theme - A Crazy Red Eyed Tree Frog, Kermit A Cowboy Baby Nursery - Hat,Spurs,Saddle,Horse
Cowgirls Baby Theme - Hat,Spurs,Saddle,Horse Dragonflies Baby Nursery Theme - Ladybugs,Frog,Pond
Precious Moments Baby Decor Race Car Baby Theme - Nascar,Track,Drag car
Nascar Baby Decor - Nascar Schedule,Tickets Fairy Baby Decor - Fairy Wings, Wand
Teddy Bear Baby Theme Farm Baby Theme
Safari Country Decor Baby Theme
Train Baby Theme Garden Items Baby Theme
Nursery Rhyme Baby Nursery Theme Sesame Street Baby Theme
Fireman or Fire Truck Baby Theme Angels for your Baby Decor
Fish or Fishing Baby Boy Baby Theme Snoopy or Peanuts Baby Boy Nursery Theme
Puppy or Puppies Unisex Baby Theme Hey Diddle Diddle Baby Nursery Rhyme Theme
Cat or Kittens Baby Theme Toile Baby Theme
Nautical Baby Decor Army Baby Theme
Basketball Baby Theme Baseball Baby Theme
Football Baby Theme Soccer Baby Theme
John Deere Baby Theme Top Fashion Designer Baby Theme
Diva Baby Theme Princess Baby Theme
Moon and Stars Baby Theme Airplanes Baby Theme
Ducks Baby Theme Beach Baby Theme
Hawaiian Baby Theme Castle or Renaissance Decor
Monkey Baby Theme
Movie Star Baby Theme Elvis Baby Theme
Bunny Rabbit Baby Theme Blues Baby Theme
Guitar Baby Theme Butterfly or Butterflies Baby Theme
Lambs Baby Theme Prince Baby Boy Theme
Bear Baby Theme Carousel Baby Theme
Dinosaur Decor Theme Dr. Seuss Baby Theme
Turtle Baby Theme Elephant Baby Theme
Sail Boat Baby Theme Fairy Tale Baby Theme
Busy Bee Baby Theme Dragons Baby Theme
Rocking Horse Baby Theme Sports Mascot Baby Theme
Mallards Baby Theme Harley Baby Theme
Musical Notes Baby Theme Sailor Baby Theme

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