Amanda Risius
Amanda Risius
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  • Council Bluffs, IA

How to Hide Your Cable Box

$10
10 Minutes
Easy

Stare no more at your unsightly black cable box or modem! This simple and easy tutorial shows you how to hide you cable box using old books.
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Take the paper cover to a hardcover book and wrap it around your cable box.
how to hide your cable box, how to, repurposing upcycling, storage ideas
If the book cover isn't quite big enough, use a second paper cover from another book to fill the exposed edge.
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I cut my paper cover to fit it exactly.
how to hide your cable box, how to, repurposing upcycling, storage ideas
how to hide your cable box, how to, repurposing upcycling, storage ideas
Add a couple books of the same height to "fill" the paper cover so it looks like an actual book.
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That's it! It's so simple and customizable to fit the size of your cable box or modem. For more details on how I made mine and to see more home DIYs, visit http://www.hammerandheelsblog.com/how-to-hide-an-unsightly-cable-box/.
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  • Delores Jackson
    on Jun 14, 2015

    Isn't that a fire hazard?

  • Rob Stoddard
    on Aug 31, 2016

    Yes, all the top holes are there for a reason The box needs to be highly ventilated.It is a computer and gets VERY warm.

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