14 clever ways to hide unsightly things in your home

Everyone has something in their home that is a bit of an eyesore. It might be the water meter on the outside wall, or maybe a mess of cables beside the desk, or simply all that stuff that you can't find a good storage place for.

You may have learned to live with this unsightliness, but the good news is you don't have to. Here are some very practical ideas for hiding all of those things in your home that make you cringe every time you lay eyes on them...

1. Printer in a basket

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2. Painting on hinges to cover security system

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3. Flower box meter housing

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4. Paper towel roll hidden under a shelf

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5. Decorative door mat to cover vent

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6. Litter box in a cabinet

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7. Framed thermostat

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8. Streamlined cables

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9. Folding screen to hide utilities

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10. Electrical outlet decoration

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11. Hidden controls

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12. Waste basket in a cabinet

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13. Cable decoration

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14. Boxed cables

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Some of the results are really impressive. It almost makes you want to add some eyesores to your home just so you can cover them up with these great ideas. Have fun hiding all those unsightly things!

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