Color, Placement and Accessories Help that Big Black Screen Blend In
 

Color, Placement and Accessories Help that Big Black Screen Blend In

| | Ideabooks Photos Ideabooks Questions Professionals Users GO Follow us send an email from subject to enter recipient emails, separated by commas message Take a look at these great spaces that I found on www.houzz.com, and let me know what you think. Cancel Send kitchenlab Rebekah Zaveloff, owner and principal designer of KitchenLab, co-founder of Design in a Bag.com and Houzz contributor. I'm a self-professed tile nut and believer in good design for all! You can also visit me at: http://kitchenlabdesign.com and http://designinabag.com 5 Ways to Decorate Around a Flat-Screen TV ( 25 comments ) Color, Placement and Accessories Help that Big Black Screen Blend In Share: A Houzz reader recently asked, "How do you decorate the wall around a flat screen TV?" It's a popular question. For years, a primary task of a designer has been to play Hide the TV. When the flat-screen television arrived, I remember the relief and joy! Finally — an end to huge furniture pieces attempting to hide the eyesore of the living room. Homeowners had no problem embracing the flat screen, even with the hefty price tag. But as the novelty faded, many found their flat screen as challenging to decorate around as their old tube TV. Whether you have a fireplace to contend with or not, arranging a room around the big black rectangle can be a struggle. Here are 5 ways to pull it off. 1. Add a bit of black. Unfortunately, the big shiny black box that is the flat screen TV just dominates a room. In more traditionally decorated rooms, and when white trim is involved, one solution is to have other black accents and accessories. Here the TV is over a dark stone fireplace; along with the darker brown floors, it helps ground the room. These elements and the black accents in the pillows and side table help to bounce your eye around the room and balance the black hole of the tv. Tip: Even though there's symmetry with the two yellow chairs and the two urns on the mantle, the asymmetry of tall shelving on th
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nhdobie added this to house
January 3, 2015
TV
Bill Tollett added this to bill_tollett1467409's ideas
October 13, 2014
frame tv
Wright added this to fireplace
September 30, 2014
nice touch if you must have tv over fireplace
millerjunem added this to Fireplace
September 20, 2014
TV cabinet
deelewy added this to Wood Floors
September 10, 2014
Would make frame and paint it and decorate ....Habersham style
pbarret7 added this to pbarret7's ideas
July 27, 2014
Fireplace cabinet for tv
judibluiez added this to judibluiez's Ideas
June 17, 2014
Hidden tv
Hilary Hunt added this to Fireplace Ideas
April 28, 2014
top half -- cabinet portion
mercy320 added this to mercy320's Ideas
April 6, 2014
cabinet for flat screen tv idea
frostybalboa added this to Fantasy house
February 4, 2014
Probably best choice (maybe even with recessing doors that push in toward wall for each cabinet door left and right)
frostybalboa added this to Office in attic
February 4, 2014
Probably best choice (maybe even with recessing doors that push in toward wall for each cabinet door left and right)
Donlon added this to donlon's ideas
January 21, 2014
tv screen6
jillgreganderson added this to jillgreganderson's ideas
January 18, 2014
Hiding a flat screen TV on the wall
Hilary Hunt added this to hilary_hunt's ideas
January 12, 2014
TV cabinet
melaniemoon added this to melaniemoon's Ideas
January 9, 2014
Mantel
agikonst added this to tv hiding ideas
January 5, 2014
tv
arniejack added this to TV ideas
November 23, 2013
Don't like this
kathydeeb added this to kathydeeb's Ideas
November 20, 2013
tv case
bardi1mona2 added this to bardi1mona2's ideas
November 2, 2013
tv camo
leviem added this to Living Room Ideas
October 1, 2013
fireplace
kelliekhouse added this to Living Room Ideas
September 20, 2013
interesting. tv hidden. clean looking
cpchb added this to flat screen ideans
September 13, 2013
doors
megelberg added this to house inspiration
August 31, 2013
Tv cover up idea
laurarm1 added this to built in
August 28, 2013
for tv
rongf52 added this to fireplace & flat screens
August 25, 2013
Fireplace
579huston added this to 579huston's Ideas
August 19, 2013
TV cover
cmeece added this to 5208 Coventry
August 11, 2013
Doors swing open instead of lifting up.
Kimberly Flege added this to misc.
August 3, 2013
Hidden flat screen tv behind cabinet doors
Lynn Buck added this to lynn_buck5758's ideas
April 7, 2013
Tv above fireplace
cmcalabro added this to cmcalabro's Ideas
April 6, 2013
Doors
shepalex added this to interior
January 27, 2013
flat screen cabinet
suzobryant added this to Tv cabinet
December 10, 2012
Trim on cabinet
mayuqdlv added this to mayuqdlv's ideas
December 4, 2012
tv cover
christimp123 added this to Living Room
October 16, 2012
cabinet over flatscreen... clever!
godwin63 added this to godwin63's ideas
September 30, 2012
Tv
thekman611 added this to assignment 1
September 5, 2012
proportion
one2free added this to one2free's ideas
August 16, 2012
cabinet
barbarahaynes added this to study
June 30, 2012
TV cabinet could match Murphy's bed
jshilander added this to ways to hide the television
June 20, 2012
Don't care for. Wrecks the fireplace.
ladypaisley added this to Kitchen
May 31, 2012
dont want it to look like this
sansawyer added this to Kitchens
May 21, 2012
Tv cabinet
callowl added this to callowl's ideas
May 19, 2012
cabinet and mantel
maijathornton added this to millwork
April 1, 2012
cabinet doors that are not boring to hide tv
guntner5 added this to guntner5's Favorites
March 16, 2012
Like this cabinet
ckrispy added this to Ckrispy's cabinet ideas
February 20, 2012
great cabinet for tv!!
Lisa Zielke_Hubbard added this to fireplace area
January 17, 2012
tv hidden
trafficgurl22 added this to trafficgurl22's ideas
April 5, 2011
interesting...maybe no moulding uptop though
thh16 added this to thh16's ideas
March 2, 2011
tv cabinet above fireplace
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