How to Disguise Ugly Cords and Wires
How to hide unsightly cords and wires anywhere in your space.
Published Nov 2, 2016 5:00 AM
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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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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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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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.
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.
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.
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.