I will spare you (and myself) the details, let's just say, it wasn't ideal.
I think it is now needless to say, the hole was a little less than perfect.
Gaping might even be a term that would come to the mind of some. (ugh.)
I needed to come up with a remedy.
I started off by just measuring and framing around the outlet with a narrow decorative molding.
Caulked the seams and holes,
*Note: Admittedly, I think it would have turned out better had I taken the time to sand and paint again. I'm still going to do that anyway, so if you do this, remember to sand before priming and again before painting.
Like so many of my other projects the solution ended up giving it a more finished look.
Gotta love it when that happens.*Whew!*
The Nesting Place