I covered up the cavernous niche this Christmas with a burlap covered plywood board that is set just inside the niche. The wreath is hung with an over the door wreath hanger, which covers the cord to the lights. The plug for the lights on the wreath is plugged into the light in the niche, so all I have to do is flip the switch to turn it on and off.
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