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3 Ways To Disguise The Mess With Design

Make eyesores invisible to the naked eye!


When it comes to décor, no space should go unnoticed. You don't want to work so hard on making your home visually appealing only to end up missing a few areas. 

A minimalist bathroom can be ruined by inefficient storage, the lanai with a stack of ugly guest chairs or even the things we keep that belong to our furry friends. These small details usually make or break the overall look of our home and can be very frustrating to deal with. 

Fortunately, there are creative solutions that can conceal these ugly spots. Here are three easy ideas that you can try:

Main photo from: Kelly's Moonlight via Buzzfeed.  

Do you ever wonder why your counter looks cluttered even if you clean it regularly? Try transferring products into glass bottles to steer away from the chaotic look of commercialized packaging. This can give your bathroom a more streamlined feel.

RL Tip: Buy containers in bulk—it will help you save money in the long run. These ones from Muji come in different shapes and sizes to suit your needs. Click here to order.

Photo from AliExpress

As much as we love our furry friends, their things can be hard to incorporate into our home's look. Ask your trusted carpenter if he can customize a cabinet with pull-out pet feeder. The remaining drawers can serve as storage for their extra supplies and toys.

RL Tip: You can repurpose an old chest of drawers for this project! To learn how to DIY and for detailed instructions, click here.  

Photo from Freshome

Since its exposed to harsh elements, your outdoor furniture pieces probably have seen better days. If you need to give it life, you can work with spray paint. For a fun and quirky look, work with pastel shades. If you want something simpler, shades of gray can do the trick.

Photo from Kelly's Moonlight via Buzzfeed.  

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