How to hide phone cords in a nightstand

I can’t believe it’s Thursday already. I have been so busy working on my living/dining room that I haven’t posted since last week (bad, bad blogger). I’m not ready to share any of my living room yet (you can get a peek of my progress on Instagram), but I do have a small trick that I used in my bedroom to hide my Ipad and phone cords. I keep my phone in my bedside nightstand at night and I use my Ipad to read, so I needed the plugs to be near so I could charge my devices. I have just had them laying on the floor and I would trip over them or not be able to reach them, so I decided to cut a hole in the back of my nightstand so the plugs could slip through and plug-in the outlet that is behind my bed. They would be in the drawer and out of sight and out-of-the-way and they would be easy to reach.

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This was a really easy project to do and only took a few minutes. I took my husband’s hole saw and put a hole in the wooden back of my nightstand. The hole was pretty big but you just need it to be big enough for the chords to stick through.

How to hide phone cords in a nightstand | chatfieldcourt.comHow to hide phone cords in a nightstand |

I stuck the cords that were plugged into an outlet, through the hole and put the drawer back in. That’s it…easy and free!!!

How to hide phone cords in a nightstand | chatfieldcourt.comNow I can charge my phone and Ipad and I don’t have to look at the cords or trip over them.

And here is a sneak peek of one of the projects I’m working on in my living room.

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Come back next week to see everything I have done in this room.

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  1. Tuesday,October 22, 2013 / 9:46 am

    Well if you aren’t the clever one. I love this idea. Thanks for the tutorial and Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

    • Kristi
      Tuesday,October 22, 2013 / 10:03 am

      Thanks so much Marty!


    • Kristi
      Friday,October 25, 2013 / 12:01 am

      You’re welcome KC. I’m kinda a neat freak so stuff like phone and computer cords laying around bug me. Thanks so much for visiting.


  2. Sue
    Sunday,January 15, 2017 / 10:49 pm

    Ahhhh, great idea! I’ll keep this saved in my DIY list… ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Kristi
      Monday,January 16, 2017 / 12:55 am

      That’s great, Sue!

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