How to pretend you’re not addicted to Netflix when guests come over.

1. Use a darker paint color on the fireplace surround or wall behind your TV to allow the screen to blend in.

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2. Hang a flatweave rug in the pattern of your choosing from a wooden dowel supported by hooks.

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3. Install sliding double barn doors across an entertainment center. Check out the DIY tutorial on Angela Marie Made if you’re handy with a miter saw!

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4. Conceal the TV behind a custom piece of art that folds up with the help of piano hinges.

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5. Scour an antique market for a pull-down map that’s wide enough to hide your flatscreen.

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6. Choose a mirrored cover to reflect natural light and make the room appear larger.

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7. Build a box around your wall-mounted TV and create doors out of matching frames. Follow the step-by-step instructions on Noting Grace.

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8. If you’re really artsy, paint a design right onto the TV cabinet itself.

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9. Add decorative molding to cabinet doors to create the illusion that it’s an extension of the fireplace mantel.

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10. Mount the TV behind a flag that folds up horizontally thanks to an ingenious pulley system.

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11. Purchase an oversized macrame wall hanging to discreetly disguise that big black box when it’s not in use.

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12. Put the TV in a closet where it can be easily hidden behind closed doors.

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13. Go old school with an armoire (just make sure it’s in a contemporary finish).

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