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19 Little Ways To Make Your Apartment Look More Put Together

If you can't change it, hide it.

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1. Hide your router in a binder.

Just cover a binder with fabric and stick your router in the middle and it'll blend in with the rest of your bookshelf. Learn how to do it here.
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Just cover a binder with fabric and stick your router in the middle and it'll blend in with the rest of your bookshelf.

Learn how to do it here.

2. Tack a poster...over your breaker box.

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Get the poster from RedBubble for $14.

3. Wind twine around extension cords.

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Learn how to do it here.

4. Keep your rolls in a basket if they don't fit under the sink.

See it here and get a similar basket from Amazon for $11.99.
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See it here and get a similar basket from Amazon for $11.99.

5. Hand-stitch a napkin to cover a plastic pot.

See it here.
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6. Or make a whale out of the box from your last online purchase.

See it here.

7. Wrap paper around a shoebox to create a charging station.

See it here.

8. Store your spices in tins to reduce the look and feel of clutter — and keep them fresher for longer.

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See it here and purchase the tins from Amazon for $12.99.

9. And pour your toiletries into uniform bottles for an elegant alternative to branded bottles.

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Get them from Amazon for $12.76.

10. Paint your radiator to either blend in or stand out.

See it here.
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See it here.

11. Give your kitty some privacy with a litter box holder.

Make it prettier with a coat of paint! See it here.
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Make it prettier with a coat of paint! See it here.

12. Cover a streaming device with balsa wood.

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The balsa wood should be thin enough that it doesn't affect the reception, but test it before you cut and superglue your box together! See it here.

13. Cover a builders-grade light with a homemade lampshade.

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See it here or try this if you have a hanging light.

14. Hide your ugly A/C unit behind this easy-to-make cover during the winter.

This only cost $30 to make and requires almost no carpentry skills, according to the post. See it here.
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This only cost $30 to make and requires almost no carpentry skills, according to the post. See it here.

15. Wrap sisal rope around radiator pipes.

If your pipes get hot, the rope helps insulate the heat. Pretty and practical! See it here.
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If your pipes get hot, the rope helps insulate the heat. Pretty and practical! See it here.

16. Lay down astroturf if you're lucky enough to have a balcony.

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See it here and get eight square feet of artificial grass from Amazon for $25.42.

17. Velcro surge protectors beneath your desk, so you don't have cords all over the floor.

See it here.

18. Put casters on drawers from an old armoire to take full advantage of the storage space underneath your bed.

Yard sale! See it here.
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Yard sale! See it here.

19. Tuck a blanket around your sofa cushions if they're stained or just boring.

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