Casey Watkins

Staff Writer
Casey is a freelance writer, wife, cat owner, houseplant collector and coffee drinker. She loves browsing Pinterest for new recipes and decorating ideas, and rearranging her many gallery walls. If you have a decorating problem, she'll probably direct you to IKEA to fix it.
20 Tips for Modern Lavender Decor Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on July 23, 2021

20 Tips for Modern Lavender Decor

The interior decor gods have spoken. Lately, everyone seems to be eschewing their millennial pink decor for lavender. Obviously, we aren’t tired of pastels yet but things might be looking a little too rosy for some people. Lavender is a very unexpected color for decor, making any additions in your home a surprise and ultimately,...

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15 Tips for Decorating Around Your Mounted TV Full story

Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on July 20, 2021

15 Tips for Decorating Around Your Mounted TV

Most likely, if you have a mounted TV in your living room, you have the rest of the wall around it to fill as well. It’s not so easy when you have all the entertainment necessities installed. They are the necessary base and you have to build around it. Don’t worry. There are several ways...

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15 Bold Colors to Paint Your Home’s Exterior Full story

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on July 20, 2021

15 Bold Colors to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

When you buy a new home, there are some big decisions to make that might prove more difficult than you would think. Like painting the exterior of your home. Most everybody will point you in the direction of a few dusty shades. Beiges and grays are always a safe color. If you want to get...

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30 Ways to DIY Your Own Built In Shelves Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on July 18, 2021

30 Ways to DIY Your Own Built In Shelves

It’s generally thought that owners of old homes reap many beautiful benefits from their living space. Older homes like to show off with honeyed wood floors, thick strong trim, and beautiful built-in shelves and cabinets. Some people have found ways to bring these traditional elements into newer homes to give the house a storied feel,...

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30 Ways to Refresh Your White Bathroom With Style Full story

Posted in Bathroom | by Casey Watkins, on July 16, 2021

30 Ways to Refresh Your White Bathroom With Style

White, such a crisp, fresh, clean color. It’s no wonder that so many people choose it when they give rooms a makeover. But sometimes, when a space has been white for a while, you might start to miss its beauty in the mundane of everyday life. Especially those white bathrooms. But before you go completely...

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25 Ways to Decorate Your Apothecary Jars For Spring Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on July 13, 2021

25 Ways to Decorate Your Apothecary Jars For Spring

If you’ve been decorating your space for long, you probably know the value of those decor pieces that can be changed and redecorated to fit the occasion or the season. Wreaths display golden leaves and then red berries and then pastel flowers. Picture frames rotate through quotes about sun and snow and Christmas and spring....

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20 White Brick Exterior Walls to Envy Full story

Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on July 12, 2021

20 White Brick Exterior Walls to Envy

In the last several years, with the rise of open floor plans and the chase for natural light, we’ve seen color trends moving from all shades of brown to bright whites. If something is too dark or heavy, paint it white. If you need a quick solution on the cheap, paint it white. If a...

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10 Best Paint Colors to Get You Those Moody Vibes Full story

Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on July 11, 2021

10 Best Paint Colors to Get You Those Moody Vibes

For a good long while now, white has been pushing its way into every nook and cranny of our homes. White walls, white linens, white cabinets, white floors, white and clean and bright everywhere. But recently we’ve been seeing some colors pushing back. In particular, colors give a room a deep mood feel. These moody rooms...

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