HOW TO – Mark outlets on drywall with lipstick

HOW TO – Mark outlets on drywall with lipstick



When hanging drywall, it can be tough to get the holes for the outlets in the perfect spot. Danny Lipford’s home improvement site has a tutorial up for using lipstick to transfer a location marking right from the outlet box to the back of the drywall for perfect positioning every time. I knew there had to be a practical use for this stuff.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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