Anna Jay | Creative Editor | Sunday, 31 May 2015

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Ways To Hide Your Cables & Wires (That Don't Require Much Effort)

The Debrief: Bedroom looking like a jungle of wires? Here are some easy ways to control the cables without having to take your house apart

Buy A Floating Cabinet 

How To Hide Cables: TV & DVD Cords

Invest in this awesome floating cabinet that is open-backed so you can mount it over a plug socket. Hide all your wire-related sins inside, plug them in and shut the door. Also a handy platform to house your TV. If you can be bothered, then drilling a hole in the top would enable you to feed your TV wire through and join its other friends hidden behind closed doors. 
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Got A Spare Afternoon? Make This Awesome Charging Station

How To Hide Your Cables: DIY Charging Station

Spend an afternoon making this little docking station to conceal your electronics while they charge. This marble patterned box from H&M is perfect to work with and only costs £7.99.
Source: Martha Stewart

Not Very Handy? Buy This For Under A Tenner

How To Hide Your Cables:

IKEA have the solution if you don't have time to make your own. Cable Management Box, £9.50, IKEA.

It's Called A Taco, We're Already In

How To Hide Your Cables: Cable Taco

Are these not just the cutest things ever? Not as tasty as a regular taco, but they do an awesome job of tidying up those loose wires. Cord Taco, starting at £13.11, This Is Ground. The metallics of these would look a treat paired with Happy Plugs lightening charge cables that come in rose gold among other colours, £29.99. 
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Store Your Spare Charger Handily

How To Hide Your Cables: Charger Pouch

Make this handy cable tidy to stick to the back of your computer screen. Saves you mixing up your iPhone for your mouse on those painful Monday mornings.  
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Too Many Pairs Of Jeans? These Quirky Pockets Are The Answer

How To Hide Your Cables: Jean Pocket Charging Pouch

Super easy to make with those old jeans lying around. Or if you just can't be bothered they're available on Etsy for under £10 here

Conceal The Hairdryer & Straighteners

How To Hide Your Hairdryer: Baskets & Bags

Hairdryers and straighteners are the WORST. But easily solved with some hooks: stash all your hair electricals in a pretty tote and hang. Decorative AND useful. Not On The High Street have some good bags. 
Source: Apartment Therapy 

And If You're Lazy, But Still Want To Look Cool

How To Hide Your Hairdryer: Baskets & Bags

If you have no hooks, but still want to hide your electricals, get a decent basket to stuff them in. H&M Home have some cool copper metal baskets, or fabric ones which do a better job of hiding the wires. 

If All Else Fails, Cover Them Up In A Cool Way

How To Hide Your Cables: Rope Covered Cords

If you really can't find a way to hide the wires, make a statement out of them by wrapping a rustic twine around them - and letting it snake across the room. Houseplant recommended. 
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Or Go Wireless...

How To Hide Your Cables: Go Wireless

This bedside table from IKEA has a built in wireless charger on the surface. The wire cleverly threads through one of the legs so all the hard work is done for you. Bedside Table, £50, IKEA.

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