How to Hide Television Cords on the Wall

So televisions are mounted to the wall in most houses it seems.  At least that’s what I’m taking away from House Hunters and other home renovation shows.  And when there is a renovation, or if you have a newer home, it seems like outlets are put in strategic locations where the television might go.  Well, we have an older home.  My grandparents had it built in 1958, and until we started updating the house 5 years ago, it didn’t even have grounded wiring.  The black television wires in my bedroom where just a bit of a visual nuisance to me, so I needed to come up with a way how to hide television cords on the wall from my line of sight.  It took a few attempts to make it work, but I’m very pleased with the final results!

Hanging your television to the wall? HHere's how to hide your television electrical cords on the wall to make them less obtrusive using ribbon.
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Easy Holiday Decorated Kleenex Box

I have lost count of all of the colds that my Littles have had this year.  Too many to count, and it’s just now becoming the peak cold season.  My pediatrician told me that young children average 14 colds a year.  Fourteen… and if each cold lasts approximately a week, that means that 14 weeks a year my Little Boys will be sick.  And when the are several Littles, germs are shared and colds last longer and work their way through a family.  No wonder it feels like someone is always sick in our house– it’s probably true!  This means that we go through a lot of the standard cold supplies around here, especially Kleenex, meaning we have them in every room, and we need to buy them in bulk.  However, I’ve decided that there isn’t a reason that they can’t look festive for this holiday season.  Since the holidays are right in the middle of cold and flu season, I felt that spreading a little holiday cheer with a festive Kleenex box would be a great decoration, as well as something to share with friends and family.

My Mom Made That: Easy Holiday Decorated Kleenex Box
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