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For the one table lamp I have, I made a mock outlet out of 1/64in wood veneer to disguise where the wire enters the wall. There's a plastic bead to serve as the plug and the open side of the outlet has a drawn on receptacle. The wire then runs through the wall and into a channel as part of the hard wired system.

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Spring Fling 2011 - Baxter Pointe Villa

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This is a great idea! For lamps, I always run the wires to the corner where the wall meets the floor, then cover it with baseboard. But this looks so realistic, I'll have to try it next time!

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I remember this idea from your Newport (?) bedroom. I stored the idea away in my "Things to Try" folder but haven't done it yet. What impresses me the very, very most in this picture is the PERFECT mitre cuts. In the mini world, any little thread shows up as a rope and any splinter as a chunk. This looks as if the photo were taken of a real life room.

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Thank you! Yes, this was the thing I did in the Newport. My secret to perfect mitre cuts is that there aren't any with hand tools...so, I cut one piece, glue it in place, cut the next piece, glue that in place, etc. Then I go back with white paint on a tiny brush and fill in the slight gaps at the joins. :D Works like a charm, but you have to be careful not to get paint on the walls or floors.

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