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Who Says You Have To Hide Cables? Excellent execution of the old principle that when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. If you label it as a problem, you have a problem. If you label it as a creative challenge, well... Remember quilts were a way to get more use out of old garments and now they are an art form. Really. Google "art quilts" to see some amazing creative works of art.
Glue Old Book Spines to a Box for Hidden Storage. Leave the front cover on one of the books and the back cover on another to use as the sides of your box. This would be perfect for spare remotes, cables, router, or anything else you wish to keep out of sight, but accessible.