How can I hide these wires?????
May 31, 2012 in Photo Questions
How can I creatively "hide" all those wires coming from pumps and tubes that are on the floor leading to an outlet all coming from our huge fish tank?
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Mona Ives
Don't know if this will work for you, but the simplest solution I've found is to put large binder clips on the back of your desk perhaps behind the mirror where you thread the cords from below up behind the desk, through the clip and into the device. You will still see cords but won't be as messy. You can also put a surge protector on the desktop behind the mirror for instance and not have cords running down below.
May 31, 2012 at 9:47am   
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get a solid sided wastepaper basket, storage crate, or other container that would fit these items.. Drill a hole in the bottom or cut it open and reseal. Drop the cords into it and they vanish. Protip: set it up upside down to keep folks who don't realize it isn't a trash can from trying to use it for trash, and then it can also be used as a footstool.
May 31, 2012 at 9:48am     
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ejly love that idea thanks
May 31, 2012 at 9:58am   
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HI -- Hey, thats a good idea ejly ! IKEA also has cord organizers made for this.
May 31, 2012 at 3:12pm   
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Thanks @lefty47 & Diann - I also saw this recently but don't know if it is being manufactured yet:
June 1, 2012 at 2:00pm   
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OMG We just moved recently and had a picnic basket that used to hold alot of my art paints. Well one day my then puppy decided to chew on a back corner of it. I got smart then with him around got a bigger art table to I could keep my things up high. Well now I know what else I can use that picnic basket for ! Loveeeeeeeeee it.
It will add a nice touch under the desk now that he is a big boy now . Thanks for a great idea. Gonna cut out that hole.I looked at that gadgetvote and that was a great idea as well it looked like a book. Why don't I THINK of this stuff .
June 1, 2012 at 2:12pm   
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That's a great use for the old picnic basket! I'm glad something good will come out of your puppy's teething.
June 1, 2012 at 2:18pm   
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lol thanks for the idea I would never have thought of that till you mentioned ,. If you have any more ideas up your sleeves send them our way . LOVE stuff like that!
June 1, 2012 at 2:21pm   
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I did that with a large basket and put artificial greenery in it to hide the cords.
June 1, 2012 at 3:26pm   
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Store cords easily and eliminate excessive cord length, and more importantly potential safety hazards, with the new Cordini. It's new, it's unique, it's tough, it's Cordini!
June 14, 2012 at 3:12pm     
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like those Cordini's
June 14, 2012 at 5:18pm   
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Diann, Email me for Cordini, I can help you with them,
I am the inventor and owner. It's just started in Texas. Thanks, -Kevin
June 14, 2012 at 6:44pm     
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I know this is not so chic, but extremely useful, use bread plastic tabs to label cords so you know what goes where!
June 15, 2012 at 7:43am     
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