By Emily AndersonMore in Remodeling
TV wall mount
Light base coat of paint
Two darker shades of paint
Tip: Dedicate a room for games.
Use lighting to define specific areas.
Tip: Spotlights or ceiling track lights can light pool or card table; use a floor lamp to light a card table.
Hang blackout shades to block daytime glare on TV and electronic screens.
Paint game table with checkerboard pattern for checkers or chess.
Tip: Square top works best, 16 by 16 inches
Apply light base coat and let dry for 24 hours.
Mark grid with T-square and painter’s tape.
Use two coats of two darker colors for squares.
When first squares are dry, cover with painter’s tape and paint even darker color on exposed squares.
Tip: After second coat, remove tape before paint dries.
Mount TV on wall swivel so you can watch it from several areas in the room.
Turn wardrobe into cabinet for electronics by taking off back and installing shelves.
Use clips to control electrical cords in the back or wind excess around organizer spool.