Kendall Morgan

How Couples Can Blend Their Décor Styles Successfully

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Floral prints, bright wallpaper, and ruffled throw pillows can turn off some guys. She’s not likely to fall for leather couches, animal heads, and sports memorabilia, either.

Making a commitment to live together also means deciding on a decorating style that suits you both. Here’s how newly cohabitating couples can blend their masculine and feminine pieces in a way that will make any house feel more like a home.

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Fun Ideas for Friendly April Fools’ Day Pranks

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April Fools’ Day is every prankster’s favorite holiday. Even though historians can’t agree on its origins, one thing we do know for sure: It’s the best day of the year to be silly.

We have some ideas for simple tricks to play on your significant others, kids, and friends. We kept it light so no one gets too upset. After all, you could be the one pranked next time!

This year, April Fools’ Day falls on a Saturday, so you’ll have to wait until next year to play jokes on your officemates. But here are a few ways to keep your favorite people guessing this April 1.

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How to Take the Best Christmas Photos

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One of the more important — and sentimental — holiday traditions is the family Christmas photo. Whether you want to print and snail mail a card or simply send an e-greeting to ring in the season, you want to make sure everyone looks their best. With smartphones, it’s no longer necessary to go to a studio to get the perfect shot. Instead, follow these easy tips for pro results you will treasure forever.

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Get the Look: Spruce Up Your Home With Color

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A fresh coat of paint in a bright hue is an easy and inexpensive way to make any space look fresh and new. Here are a few ways to punch up your apartment or home decor with a little — or a lot — of color.

If you want to add just a little color to your space, choosing a matching (or contrasting) shade for the insides of shelving or a bookcase is a quick update that puts books, family photographs, toys, or knickknacks in the spotlight.

 

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