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.
19 Reasons Tray Ceilings Are Meant For You Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on October 5, 2021

19 Reasons Tray Ceilings Are Meant For You

Do you feel like you’re living in a box? Many homes can feel too squarish with their straight walls, straight floors and straight ceilings. You can paint and carpet all you like, but you’ll still have a flat surface above your head. Lucky for you, there is a simple way to fix the whole view....

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Everything You Need To Know About Barn Homes Full story

Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on August 31, 2021

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 and...

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15 Reasons You Need A Farmhouse Kitchen Table Full story

Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on July 26, 2021

15 Reasons You Need A Farmhouse Kitchen Table

Yes, we know that farmhouse style is big right now. Nowadays, you can’t get away from chippy white paint and rustic wood accents no matter how hard you try. However, whether you’re totally on board the farmhouse train or more of a modern decorator, there is one element of farmhouse decor that can be used...

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15 Ways to Get Your Home Poppin’ With Chartreuse Full story

Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on July 25, 2021

15 Ways to Get Your Home Poppin’ With Chartreuse

When decorating to to create a fun and unique abode for yourself, it’s essential that you consider the entire color scheme. Otherwise, you’ll have a gray living room that looks like everyone else’s. Bright colors are the eye catching secret to making a space feel like you. And if there is one color that is...

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15 Living Rooms That Boast a Teal Color Full story

Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on July 24, 2021

15 Living Rooms That Boast a Teal Color

One thing that everyone will agree on is that your house should feel like you. No matter what the decorating trends are at the moment, no matter what your last style was, no matter what your mother-in-law says, the decor decisions you make for your home should make you happy. It is your space after...

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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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