Hiding the {blasted} TV Wires

I showed y’all our new fancy schmancy non-boxy TV and the pretty new media cabinet last week. We opted to set the television on a piece of furniture instead of mounting it to the wall. The one downside : wires. I.HATE.WIRES. I’m crossing my fingers that in the future everything will go completely wireless. I feel like it’s the least the universe could do {especially since the future also includes grey hair and wrinkles}.

I had to find a way to hide the wires before I went totally crazy looking at the pile under the entertainment cabinet and the little stragglers in-between the TV and top of the cabinet.

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

hey look! the top of a bloggers head sighting!

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

I look at this hot mess and all I can think is…..

sweet brown

{Side note : I love Sweet Brown. LOVE her. Like invite her over for dinner kinda love.}

I grabbed some command hooks, electrical tape, and a hot glue gun to complete my mission.

I started by hot gluing the power strip underneath the cabinet. Hot glue is your friend. It sticks really well, but is also easy to remove without damage if you need to later on down the road.

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

I plugged everything in and then just basically used a hook or tape where needed to lift the wires off the floor or hide them behind the TV stand and cabinet .

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

It will not look all beautiful and organized behind the cabinet. It’s not possible. And that’s ok! You just shimmy that cabinet back against the wall and forget about the tangled mess.

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

Glory! It looks so much better! The only thing is you can still see a peek of wires from the sides. They may drive me nuts, but I’m a realist too. I wasn’t trying to fool people into thinking there are no wires at all. I just don’t want them to take center stage.

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

I’m really only concerned about the view from the right side of the cabinet, as that’s basically the first thing you see when entering the house. Nothing a little plant can’t fix. It’s all about distraction, amIright?

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

And how’s about this for a picture of the differences between men and women?

Me: “Hey, honey! Look! Doesn’t it look so much better???”.

Hubs: “What?”.

Me: “I hid all of the wires!”.

Hubs: “Oh…I didn’t really notice them before.”.

Hahaha – oh well. Proof that it doesn’t really matter that much and I’m maybe a little neurotic.

Like a Saturday : How to hide the TV wires

Look, Ma! No wires! Also – your thoughts on the Oscar noms? I have so many movies to see between now and then!

I hope your week is off to a fantastic start!

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