Never Lose Your Remote Again With A DIY Couch Pillow Remote
Turn your a couch pillow into a remote you will never lose again. via lifehacker
It never fails: you set your remote down on the couch or end table just to find it miraculously disappear later. This DIY couch pillow mod shows you how to “install” your remote into your couch pillow so you never lose it again.
Take the remote cover off and grab a few wires to connect to and extend the buttons. Under the pillow cover, cut a small slit in the pillow to pace the remote inside, then sew it back up. You might want to wrap the remote in insulation to avoid fire accidents. As you place the pillow back in the cover, extend the wires and poke them through the outside cover so you can use them. It looks a little silly, but it works. Watch the video above to see how it’s done.
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