Lauren Morrissette

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85+ Stunning Designer Dining Rooms

Create the ultimate entertaining space with these gorgeous ideas.<p>We're putting the spotlight on elegant chandeliers, mahogany tables and more. Want extra inspiration for other areas in your home? Our living room and bathroom galleries are full of ideas.

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week: Chic Wood Objects, Arrowheads, and More

From chic wood decor finds to the arrowhead trend, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Arianna Interiors finds interesting wood home accessories.<p>Everything LEB adds an accent color to the insides of her kitchen drawer and bar cabinet.<p>Spectacularly …

Readers' Real Home Makeover Ideas

Reader-tested tips to update a room.<p>We asked you to post ideas for transforming a room on House Beautiful's Facebook page. Here are some favorites.

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.

6 Easy Styling Tips to Refresh a Room

Instantly refresh your room.<p>A home makeover doesn't have to require new furniture, a trip to the hardware store, or a big budget. Here's how to style a space for an instant refresh.

A Modern Meets Traditional Appalachian Mountain House

English country meets American Arts and Crafts.<p>On a sloping site in western North Carolina, architect Ruard Veltman designed a house that blends English country and American Arts and Crafts with his own flair for drama. The ideal marriage of architecture and design creates a house that transcends …

7 Tips for Decorating With Texture

Designer Laura Day says a variety of surfaces and layering is key to making any room more interesting. Get the tips on adding texture into your home design.<p><b>1. Decide on a Look</b><p>If you want a cozy look and feel, choose wood, plush fabrics, woven surfaces, and natural fabrics for the floors and …

Richard Blais's Pimento Jack Cheese Sandwiches

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Pimento cheese is one of my favorites from the Southern canon, and I find it's best when sandwiched between buttered white bread and grilled until crisp on the outside, gooey on the inside. So when I run into a …

Bar Bites: Pan con Tomate (Spanish-Style Toast with Tomato)

Pan con tomate, or bread with tomatoes, is an incredibly simple-to-prepare Spanish tapas dish that takes little more than, yes, bread and tomatoes.<p>Although the recipe is most often made by simply rubbing a toasted piece of bread with garlic and a tomato, I find that using a box grater for the …

Richard Blais's Potato "Linguine" with Conch and White Wine

I've eaten my fair share of vegetable "pastas" in the past. While slivered carrots and zucchini are not necessarily a <i>bad</i> thing, they're not a true substitute for their starchier cousins. In <i>Try This at Home</i>, <b>Richard Blais's</b> has a number of what he calls "impastas," including this Potato "Linguine" …

Macaroni and Cheese with Black Beans and Chipotle

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>When combined, grains and legumes make for one world-class, ultra-comforting, super healthy meal. Haha, who am I kidding? We're talking mac and cheese here, forget healthy, all we want is gooey, creamy, …