Decorative Switchplates, Don’t be Cheap With Your Walls

hammered copper switchplateIf you are trying to finish your room, with the right touches, such as throw pillows, flowers, vases, trinkets, then don’t forget the switch plates! Have you ever been into a newly decorated house, where they had spent thousands, new carpet or tiles, new furniture, and the first thing you noticed was the gaudy switch plates on the walls!How embarrassing is that?. A lot of people will spend the money on top of the line products, and paint the walls their designer colors and then just stick the same old beat up switch plate covers back on the walls. As the homeowner, you are used to them, you know they fit right, and in reality, didn’t think much about them. They are for function only, and therefore they have to be there so what can you do about it?. The picture on the left shows a hammered copper switchplate, which is a very classy choice.

Well, times have changed and you can get so many beautiful and unique decorative switch plates online now. No longer do you have to go to your local hardware store and pick between white, black, brown or ivory. You know the ones I mean, with the shrink wrap and the tiny screws floating around in the package?With a little imagination, functional can also be beautiful in a house, so take the time, and allow some money in your budget to finish off your walls with the right touches, and shop for some really unique and stunning switch plates. You can follow a theme, and I bet you will find just what you are looking for. Some of these sites have over 200,000 switch plates to pick from. I am sure you can find something better than those plain hardware store ones.