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How to de-tangle your home forever

28 March 2016

This picture seem familiar? Here’s the good news. We’ve collected 6 of our favourite tips to keep your power cables organised and tangle-free for good. Oh, and they’re all do-able in less then 2 hours (actually most of them are way less).

Keep your power cables tangle free with our organising tips
Tidy up your work station or home entertainment area by putting your powerboard in a nice box.

1. POWERBOARDS WITH CABLES SPROUTING OUT aren’t exactly the biggest complement to stylish workplaces or stereo set ups. A quick solution is a nice box that can fit everything inside. Cables out one side, extension cord out the other.

Tidy up your work station or home entertainment area by making a fabric pouch to hide your powerboard

2. THIS POWERBOARD HOLDING POUCH takes a little bit longer to do, but the payoff is that you never have to crawl under furniture again. To make one, cut a square of fabric that’s a bit longer than your powerboard, punch in four eyelets, then fix with L brackets to the lower side of your furniture.

Keep your cable from cluttering your bathroom by hanging your hairdryer and hair tools.

3. TANGLE UPS IN THE BATHROOM TOO? Try hanging your hair styling tools rather than keeping them in a drawer. With an over the door mirror you get a great grooming station as well.

4. THESE SALT AND PEPPER SHAKERS make perfect sized homes for earbuds and USB cables (it surprised us too!). Plus for a bonus creative look, you could give them a spray with a favourite paint colour.

By taking out the string of a yoyo you can make a cable organiser for earbuds or USB cords.

5. NEVER REALLY GOT THE HANG OF YOYO’S? Try them out as cable organisers instead. Just take out the string and wrap your cord round the middle and you’re set to go.

Keep your power cables tangle free by labelling each one with colourful tags

6. BUT THIS HAS TO BE THE EASIEST OF ALL. Just label each type of cable, so they’re easy figure out which is which. A cable organiser under a workplace or home entertainment area keeps them tangle-free and looking neater too.

Made by

Interior designer: Martina Andersson/Helene Holmstedt
Digital designer: Cecilia Englund
Copywriter: James Rynd
Photographer: Sandra Werud/Johan Månsson
Editor: Linda Harkell