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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Hiding my Ugly TV


I designed a cover to put over the "black hole" aka  the TV.     I like to make the family room look extra pretty when I entertain and since we don't have the TV on then,   I put a cover on it.


I've had lots of pretty covers over the years   (which I'll share later in my post)    but this one is already my favorite.


It only takes a minute to put it on and it looks just as pretty when I take it off and lay it on the armoire.




This is the first cover I've designed that wasn't hung on a tension rod across the front of the TV.    It's also the first time I've made a rag garland to hang in front of the screen.




After I made my basic rag garland.   I tied buffalo check mesh wire across the top of it.    


I just used the rag streamers to tie my mesh on to the basic garland.
 

I love the new look!


The TV cover I took down had been up since last Christmas,   so it was time for a fresh look.

Here are some of the covers I've used over the years......this one is a velvet baby blanket


Grey and white buffalo check.....


I made this one using soft fleece 


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11 comments:


  1. A wonderfully decorated apartment and great photos

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  2. You are always ingenious, Penny. Great ideas, all of them---remember when old tv's had lovely doors and hardware, surrounded in a lovely woodbox...it was for a reason, even then!

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  3. Bonjour,

    Une manière originale de masquer l'écran de votre télévision.

    Gros bisous 🌸

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  4. Great job Penny you would never guess that the garland hides the tv. Oh how I love the sofa cover it is beautiful.

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  5. Good morning Penny, I love the the garland. If you made it longer it would be a great cover for a doorway that doesn't have a door or even a window covering. You always make mind starting thinking of other ways to use your new discovery. Thanks you so much.
    It is lovely.
    Leona

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  6. I liked all of your covers but your new one is amazing!

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  7. I think the garland is my favorite, Penny. Thank you for sharing at Party In Your PJ's!

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  8. Penny,
    That is one amazing cover for your TV!! Love it!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  9. You are so creative. I hate looking at a t.v. too so I took it out. Hubby and I have been watching YouTube. Me on my laptop and him on his iPad. I love seeing all your covers. This new one is so cute.

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