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FYI: 4 Things That Make Your Living Room Look Messier Than It Is

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FYI: 4 Things That Make Your Living Room Look Messier Than It Is

September 21,2020 Mary Lynne Murray 0 comments

4 Things That Make Your Living Room Look Messier Than It Is

In the article 4 Things Making Your Living Room Look Messier Than It Is, author Shifrah Combiths reports that “a messy living room can be a stressor that makes you feel far from at home in your very own house.”

Here are some common culprits that can have this effect and can make your living room look messier than it actually is:

Exposed cords

Nothing destroys a serene vibe like poorly-concealed cords tangled behind the TV or snaking out from an outlet. For cords that hang down the wall, try installing cord covers painted in the same color as your wall. If you’re a homeowner and feeling extra ambitious, you can undertake a project to completely hide cords on the inside of your wall.

Small things that aren’t contained

This applies to utilitarian things (like remotes) and decorative items (like candles). Most of the time, laying small objects on a large surface looks messy. Think of the difference it makes in your bathroom’s appearance when you store lotions and potions on a pretty tray versus directly on the countertop. Whether you choose trays and baskets or find a new home behind closed cabinet doors, corralling your small items lends a refreshing in-order look to your living space. ”

Read the rest of 4 Things Making Your Living Room Look Messier Than It Is.

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