How to make the switch between the W8 Desktop and Menu less jarring, one easy change

Here's a quick trick that I came up with to make the Desktop share the same background as the Menu, it's crazy but in my opinion this simple change makes the entire OS feel a whole lot more seamless. Launch the Menu and zoom out Take a screenshot 5mbga_medium

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Copy the screenshot into paint, use the selection tool to remove everything that isn't the background and fill in the gaps using the colour picker. 5nsip_medium

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Save the picture and set it as your desktop background. 7onzv_medium

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Voila! one seamless OS