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.
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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on August 14, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Cottage Style Homes

There are some words in the English language that have been made to invoke a particular feeling. “Cottage” is one of those words. Immediately you imagine steaming tea in a floral teacup beside a warm fire with a sleeping cat on your lap. It’s such a cozy word. While life’s luck may prevent you from...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on August 1, 2018

What You Need To Know About Victorian Style Homes

As you drive around the historic neighborhoods of American cities and towns, you’ll see a lot of old houses. Big windows peer out at you, some with curtains and some without. Large trees will shade the front yard, kept and overgrown flowerbeds alike. There might be a young family drawing with chalk along the sidewalk...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on July 25, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Colonial Homes

If you grew up in the U.S., you probably went to some kind of museum in a historical home. Scattered across the country, they all smell like dust and memories and after the tour, you probably looked behind you for faces of long gone children peeking through the windows. And maybe you noticed that the...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on July 18, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Spanish Decor

When you live in an extreme climate, every decision you make is based on one thing; survival. All your choices are narrowed down to practicality and necessity to give you the best life you can have in the harsh conditions. Think about the desert for example. Most of the buildings there are made from stone,...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on July 10, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Georgian Style Homes

Have you ever envisioned yourself strolling through a peaceful English garden, just like you were a character in a period drama film? Most likely that garden would be attached to a Georgian style house. Georgian homes are old, steeped in history and have influenced architecture for generations. There are many houses that you might not...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on June 26, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Barn Homes

There is just something so down home comforting about a barn. It speaks of simpler times when our ancestors labored with their hands to provide food and care for their families. So it makes sense that you’d want to live in one, right? Obviously if you live in a barn, it doesn’t smell like hay...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on June 13, 2018

Everything You Need To Know About Ranch Homes

When you hear the word “Ranch” it’s common to think of a salad dressing or a farm full of roaming cows and cowboys. However even though we’re discussing the ranch house style, all three evoke feelings of home and familiarity. Many people grew up in a ranch home and the thought brings warm memories about...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on May 30, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Tudor Homes

While we can all appreciate a home that showcases tall columns and grand architecture, there is just something so wonderful about a small home. A house that reeks nostalgic charm is so inviting and welcoming. And Tudor style homes do just that. Whether they are large or small, a Tudor home promises comfort, making you...

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