Want to hide your tv without getting one of those huge, room-dominating cupboard things? Uh, don’t we all?! Luckily, Thalita is here to tell us how!
Hey Yes & Yes! I’m back this month to share something with you that I’ve personally struggled with for a loooong time: hiding your tv. As someone living in a small space, it’s easy for the TV to become the focus of the living room, and I have never been a huge fan of that. So let’s talk about what we can do to camouflage that bad boy!
Hide your tv by: tucking it into a gallery wall
Yes, it’s true – the gallery wall has many functions, including hiding imperfections, showing off artwork, and even adding life and texture to your walls – and now we can add disguising a TV as one of them, too!
The size of the artwork is important here because too small and your TV will still stick out like a sore thumb! You’ll want some balance, so choose larger pieces if you can, or even pieces that are the same size as the TV itself.
It also helps to use art with a dark or black background so that the TV really looks like it’s a part of the gallery rather than just an unwanted accessory!
Hide your tv by: using more black in your color palette
You can go one step further and paint your wall black to really hide it – more on that below!
Hide your tv by: surrounding it with bookshelves
Sure, built-ins are great, but don’t be misled by these photos – you can get a great look by using some regular ol’ IKEA bookshelves beside your TV!
You can even mix a gallery wall and bookshelf look!
And yes, you get bonus points if the shelves and your walls are the same colour – SO put together and chic!
Hide your tv by: camouflaging it
No, don’t go putting up camo around your TV! But, if you can, do paint a wall black or navy to really hide it! You might even have a hard time finding it!
Wallpaper can do the trick just as well, though – and we know that you can get some removable stuff now, so you have no excuse not to try it!
It’ll even work in your bedroom – plus black walls add some lovely moodiness to any room!
Gorgeous fireplaces don’t exactly hurt either, am I right?
Hide your tv by: mounting it low
This is another take on a gallery wall, but if you have the ceiling height, place your TV on a low shelf and build a tall gallery around it. Honestly, you’ll hardly even be able to see the TV anymore!
This works best for people with smaller TV’s, and again, you won’t want to use too many small frames. Balance is key!
How do you hide your TV? Share your tricks in the comments!
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