PN Reader: We are putting the final touches on our nursery and I had a question that I thought you all might have a solution to. We wanted to hang some paper (Chinese) lanterns above our glider, but the cords are so ugly! Is there a easy way to disguised them or make them look better that you all have found? – Rebecca
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Project Nursery: Paper Lanterns are a terrific feature to cluster above the crib or glider. But Paper Lanterns that actually light up even better! Battery operated or solar powered lanterns are wonderful yet have their limitations. So in lieu of hiring an electrician which will incur a few dollars plus messy dry wall patch work, a simple plastic cord cover is an inexpensive option that can help you hide those unsightly cords.
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1. Head to your local hardware store to find a Cord Cover Kit for under $30. A corner kit will be the most inconspicuous.
2. Run the wire through the cord cover and adhere to the wall with a mounting adhesive.
3. Hang the lantern from the ceiling with a simple hook screwed into the ceiling.
4. Paint the cover and hooks so they blend with the wall color.
Lastly, enjoy rocking your baby to sleep under the glow of your paper lanterns Rebecca!
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