Wall art using power cords, No more “unsightly” cables! #ArtTuesday
Instead of hiding your cables , turn them into interesting and fun artistic expression on the walls. via decoist
It’s as if everything comes with wires these days. And the more electronics you want to put in a room, the harder it’s going to be to keep their cables and cords free from tangles and ideally out of sight as well. There’s nothing quite like seeing a pile of black wires stuffed in a corner or along the edge of a wall to ruin a well-decorated room’s whole look. Tying them up as neatly as you can or figuring out how to store them in something might be the first strategies that come to mind, but why not take it as a new opportunity to get creative?
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