You can have all sorts of different options to choose from when you are redecorating a room that can include painting the walls, adding trimming, changing out the switchplates, and even putting down new flooring. When most people redecorate a room, they have a specific theme in mind so that everything that they put into it will work with that theme. This can be something as simple as focusing on a two tone coloration for things that go in the room.
You can pick out the colors that you will use and then you can paint the walls the primary color while you make the smaller accessories a secondary color. In this case the switchplates will be that secondary color. This will help the wall plates stand out from the walls to make them easier to find and you will be to show off the two tone color of the room. Switchplates can really make a difference if people let them.