And speaking of windows...
Take for instance, my entertainment center in the family room. This is what a few days of the "throw-it-anywhere-free-for-all" can do to the shelves.
And unfortunately, when you have glass doors...
You can still see the mess behind them!
(This is an old picture, by the way...
the mess is worse this year!)
Since I was using some red and black in the family room this Christmas, I took some checkered wrapping paper and taped it to the back of the glass.
I have done this "hiding technique" each year at Christmas. It helps me relax a bit about the piles of DVDs and other various garbage that gets tossed in there.
Here is a "finished" door. Sorry about the sun glare. You might notice the fireplace reflection in the TV...I had just started decorating in there so the mantel may change once some creativity kicks in.
Here is the paper I used last year.
This look was a little more subtle.
The greenery really stood out on this one.
And you might remember the first year I tried hiding the mess...
I used burlap in the window.
You can see the details here - Burlap in the Window.
I think the burlap looked the most natural and rustic
but the wrapping paper is much easier to tape!
So which one is your favorite look for the doors?
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