Dwell On This: Disguise the Eyesores Plaguing Your Home

Dwell On This: Disguise the Eyesores Plaguing Your Home

Call it cable camouflage.
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At a Glance

Experience

  • You don't need a lot of skill to block out unsightly details—just some creativity.

Budget

  • Use accessories and decor that you already own.

Time

  • Take a few hours to identify and obscure the messes you want to banish.

If you’ve ever lived in an older building, you’ve probably been saddled with a large, unsightly heater. I was once in a small flat with a hulking, grate-covered radiator that dominated the living room. It didn’t help that it was prone to belching what I could only imagine was decades’ worth of dust accumulated from previous occupants—a literal blast from the bast.

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