The day after Halloween you'll probably have tons of candy left over; after you enjoy your treats, don't discard the wrappers -- you can use them in this great decoupage craft.
Tools and Materials
White light-switch plates
Candy or bubble gum wrappers
Iron, to remove creases from wrappers
Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage glue
Martha Stewart Crafts gel sealer
Bone folder (optional)
Candy-Wrapper Decoupage How-To
1. Flatten wrappers by ironing them at a low temperature.
2. Cut wrappers to desired shape; you could line them up to make a graphic pattern or overlap them in a more random way.
3. Rub wrapper with Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage glue.
4. Apply to switch plate.
5. Rub out wrinkles with bone folder or fingers.
6. Repeat process until entire switch is covered.
7. Using a utility knife, make an X over the switch opening; fold over and glue in place on back of plate. If there is excess along the edges, fold under and glue in place. Punch screw through covered screw hole.
8. Seal entire plate with Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage glue.
9. Let dry for about 20 minutes.
Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage glue, from michaels.com.