Published on November 2, 2016

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Photography by RENNES

We love the minimalist look of a lone hanging bulb, in lieu of a traditional table lamp or wall sconce. The lengthy cord drooping on the side? Not so much. Luckily, there is an easy fix in the form of this clever DIY featuring a classic macrame wrap.

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Photography by SCHOOLHOUSE ELECTRIC
When you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Bring in a style-focused extension cord to stand in place of an otherwise unsightly one. The colorful detail will instantly elevate the look. We’re loving this chevron take from Schoolhouse Electric, which is also available in a chic black wrap!
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Photography by ASHLEY POSKIN

Consolidate the pieces behind a large storage unit or specialty tech organizer. Here, one very crafty DIY-er took things a step further and disguised the cords behind the hairpin legs of this desk!

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Photography by IKEA

This catch-all conveniently sits aside a media console, providing cover for a mass entanglement of cords and cable wires, and even manages to store a surge protector!

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Photography by THE VOW

Tangled extension cords are about as unflattering as it gets. This ultra clever DIY lends a rustic touch to this globally-inspired nook. Simply wrap the cord with a thick piece of jute rope for a quick and easy fix. 

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Photography by HOUZZ

For a workspace cluttered with a bundle of wires, here’s a solution that’ll create a more productive work environment. These DIY stenciled panels provide the perfect backdrop (and disguise) for a chic home office.

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Photography by BHG
Routers, ethernet cords, and endless strings of cable wires hardly deserve a spot in your kitchen–especially when the one in question entails a minimalist setting void of the superfluous. Fasten a curtain rod behind the back panel of your desk space, then hang a trimmed down cut of fabric to conceal the rest. 
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Photography by WEEKDAY CARNIVAL

For a pop of color in an unexpected spot, consider bright neon wrap for free-hanging wires that are all too visible in a chic living space. 

Get the how-to via Weekday Carnival.  

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Photography by APARTMENT THERAPY

This budget-friendly storage solution makes for an effortlessly simple (and last-minute!) fix. Using a set of thick decorative boxes, cut out one side and place cords and wires inside. Avoid placing anything that is warm to touch, like a router, inside the boxes. 

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Photography by HOUSETWEAKING
Feeling brave? For DIY experts who know their way around a toolbox, this custom TV wall frame might be the ultimate challenge. We’re all for the streamlined end-product, completely free of pesky wires and cords.