Jade Blackmore

Full-time copywriter, part-time pop culture writer & novelist

Also published as Marianne Moro

United States

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How To Find A Lamp For Each Room In Your Home | HedgeApple

Layer lighting in your basement or den. Floor or table lamps add spotlighting where you need it, and a few pot lights on dimmers will give you all-over basic light. Use a...

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A Guide To Shabby Chic Rugs

A shabby chic rug isn't really shabby, but it is chic. The shabby moniker comes from the well-traveled appearance of many of the genre's patterns. Muted colors, old-school...

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6 Longest Lasting Rug Materials

What is most important to you when it's time to buy a new area rug for your home? The size, color, pattern, texture and overall style are usually the first considerations for...

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Creating an Inviting Space

Turn any room in your house into an inviting space that people love by considering a few design elements. Tweak colors, fabrics and furniture arrangements in your house to...

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Daybed Buying Guide | HedgeApple

Use twin size sheets and pillows with your daybed, and add throws and decorative pillows if the bed will be used for lounging during the day. You'll find a small gap between the...

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Guide To Ottomans and Footstools | HedgeApple

Memory foam ottomans are inexpensive compared to ottomans made from other materials. As the name implies, it responds to how you use it. It's a lightweight material, so these...

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A Style Guide To Outdoor Furniture | HedgeApple

Natural wood looks beautiful and is perfect for outdoor use. Redwood, cedar, teak, and eucalyptus are just a few of the woods used to make patio furniture. Teak features the...

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Senior Dating Rules

The rules for senior citizens going on dates isn't drastically different from that of young adults. Seniors (hopefully) have learned what to do and what to avoid on dates from...

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8 Tips For Decorating Your Home Office | HedgeApple

Baskets & Boxes Bathroom Accessories Bookends Bowls, Trays & Plates Candles & Candle Holders Clocks Coat Racks & Hall Trees Containers Indoor Garden Stools Laundry Magazine...

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From Los Angeles to Ventura: Best Places to Eat Along the Way

The drive from LA to Ventura can take 90 minutes or longer in heavy traffic. If you're planning on making the trip for business or pleasure, take advantage of LA's stop-and-go...

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7 Ways To Develop a Positive Attitude for a Happier, Healthier Life

How do you correct negative thinking patterns and develop a positive attitude, especially if you're a lifelong worrywart? A happy person with a positive attitude is easy to be...

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How To Pick A Headboard | HedgeApple

With the bed frame mounting option, you can mount the headboard directly to the frame. Make sure your headboard and bed are compatible if you buy them separately. Some bed...

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Sleep Under the Stars: Best Places to Camp in the U.S.

Washington state offers up some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. From Seattle to San Juan Islands, check out this list of the best places to camp in Washington...

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Yellowstone Vacation Guide - Age by Age

Keep everyone happy on a trip to Yellowstone National Park with our age-specific guide of the top activities for toddlers to seniors and everyone in between. Yellowstone...

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14 Incredible Celebrity Pools

While some celebrities still favor the vintage kidney-shaped swimming pools popular in the 20 th Century, more stars map out their own striking, modern styles. Many celebrities...

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Book Review: The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic by...

Field of Dreams, The Natural, and Bull Durham may be the first movies that come to mind when you think of baseball, but the first classic baseball film, The Pride of the...

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A Beginner's Guide To Buying A Fire Pit | HedgeApple

Fire pits can be used in your yard to keep warm, grill food, or add a decorative touch to your property. A plain-looking outdoor heater alleviates the chill in the night time...

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12 Best Movies To Watch For Home Decor Inspiration | HedgeApple

Try adding a splash of exotica to a hardwood floor with a zebra throw rug, adding a few throw pillows on a bare couch, or juxtaposing various-sized crates as decorations or end...

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Everything You Need To Know About Hand-Tufted Rugs

A hand tufted rug is typically a much higher-quality rug than one made by a machine, but, when compared to a hand-knotted rug meticulously created by an artisan, it is less...