What’s new: LCD Cabinet hides television set.
Did Santa leave a TV under your tree? Here’s a way to hide that screen in style.
The wall-mounted LCD Cabinet has a framed mirror on the front that separates into two sliding panels to reveal a flat-panel TV. It’s operated by a hand-held remote control that has a 20-foot range.
The contemporary cabinet is designed for most 42-inch televisions and weighs about 200 pounds. It’s made of birch and birch plywood and is available in 19 paint colors and 13 stain colors.
Cabinets for other sizes of TVs can be custom ordered.
The LCD Cabinet starts at $2,500 and can be ordered at www.lcdcabinet.com or 415-997-9523.
ASK MARY: GORILLA GLUE STAYS ON FLOOR
How can I remove Gorilla Glue from a vinyl floor?
Your only option is mechanical means such as scraping or sanding, said Nadine Williams of Gorilla Glue Inc., the Cincinnati company that makes the glue. She said the company knows of no solvent that can take off Gorilla Glue.
ON THE SHELF: VINTAGE ADVICE FOR TABLE SETTINGS
Using pieces from the past helps set a mood when you’re setting the table.
Jacqueline deMontravel and the editors of Romantic Homes magazine help you create table settings using vintage finds in their new book, “The Vintage Table: Personal Treasures and Standout Settings.”
The book covers practical issues such as storing your tableware and caring for linens, but it emphasizes the creative side. The authors encourage readers to create a tabletop diary where they can keep fabric swatches, color chips, inspirational photos and other helpful materials, and they include plenty of photos and table-setting ideas to spark the imagination.
“The Vintage Table” is published by Clarkson Potter and sells for $35 in hardcover.