Shelf above TV This is a good way to make a bigger TV look intentional (and less like your husband won over you). Keep it alone on the wall above the console or shelf and hang another shelf above it. (design by Sarah Richardson)
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How about two or even three of these in your TV/family room? they could store S's music stuff. Plus look how the top turns over so it can be a tray-top thing. Gray or dark gray is my recommendation. Stow Smoke Leather Storage Ottoman in Ottomans & Cubes
Upcycled Apple Crate Ottoman Foot stool / seat / storage box with hand screen charcoal / gold parquet leaf pattern fabric