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Hiding the Beast

It's that time of year again. The time of year when our weekends are consumed with tailgating, friends and football.

Football is almost like a religion here in the South.  And while I'd never compare any coach to Jesus, many probably would.  Game times become the focus of each week.  Grills get fired up.  And when Saturday rolls around, we adorn ourselves with our team's colors and yell our hearts out while watching the battle on the field. 

Aside from pigs in a blanket, fan gear and smack talk, there is one thing that most people can't do without during football season.  Especially the men.  What am I talking about?  A huge television, my friends.  I'm all about having a nice shot of the game, but let's face it, the large, 50+" screen can become an issue when it comes to decor.

Don't get me wrong.  I love college football as much as the next person, but that doesn't mean I want an eye sour consuming my whole living room.  But have no fear.  There are ways to please the husband and the wife here.  Check out these ideas on how to make your TV work with your room instead of against it.  Then you can have the best of both worlds: gametime and design. :) 

Mixed in with art...

Framed out...

Behind closed doors...

Like it was made to be there...

Blended in...

 Images via Lonny, Brooklyn Limestone, Houzz, 4-5 Elements of Style

...and Roll Tide!


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