How a Heights home’s dining room went from blank slate to gorgeous dinner spot
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How a Heights home’s dining room went from blank slate to gorgeous dinner spot

1of4AFTER: The dining room of Angela and J.D. Slaughter, designed by Marie Flanigan Interiors, features a hand-painted mural by Segreto Finishes in Houston.Photo: Julie Soefer A room at the front of Angela and J.D. Slaughter’s Heights home was a blank slate: gray walls with white trim, wood floors stained brown and not a stick of furniture in it. Even a photo of the space staged by realtors for the spec home’s online sales listing would have drawn a yawn. But Angela Slaughter understood the importance of having a welcoming spot for her family, friends and even business acquaintances to eat meals together. And after a trip to Scotland and England, she had some definite ideas about how she wanted that room to look and feel. It would be a dining room — a formal, but comfortable, place for dinners.. “We’re a big family and have a lot of kids, so fancy things don’t work with our lives,” Angela said. “On our trip we saw different uses of lighting, paneling on walls, and paper on the walls.” The Slaughters had connected with Marie Flanigan Interiors earlier when they wanted interior design help, finding Marie Flanigan and her team on Houzz.com, […]

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