A friend of ours just moved into a new apartment and figured out pretty quickly that his roommates have a sense of humor. Instead of trying to hide their giant heater they made it into another member of the family. Introducing Mr. Belvedere:
SO even though most of us strive to hide an ugly heater
and some of us do it with alarming elegance
you can always go the humorous route and make your own Mr. Belvedere (as the guys call it). He gets a lot of attention, gives most people a good laugh and most importantly doesn't take himself too seriously.