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 How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 16, 2017

How to Make Your Tray Ceiling Feel Like Home

A house with a tray ceiling can be a selling point or a detriment, depending on how it’s styled. If styled poorly, it makes a room, whether it’s an entry way or a living room or a bedroom, feel too large and drafty. You wonder how you can ever make such an enormous space feel...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on February 15, 2017

10 Reasons to Love Your Vaulted Ceiling

There are two kinds of people in this world. People that love vaulted ceilings and people that don’t. The people that love them look for a house with those high spaces. They can come up with a hundred ways that vaulted ceilings are a good thing. But those of us that don’t prefer those spaces...

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Posted in Kids | by Casey Watkins, on February 14, 2017

20 Sweet Tips for Your Teenage Girl’s Bedroom

One fun aspect of raising children is getting to exercise your own inner child while you decorate their bedrooms. So when they’ve outgrown the nursery and journey into the teenage years, it can be a bit of a tug of war when it comes to decorating their space. Girls especially seem to have more opinions...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 20, 2017

14 Tips For Making Your Office Cozier This Winter

While it is so satisfying to make your home cozy and comfortable for the winter months, the fact of the matter is that most of us spend more time at the office. Maybe it’s a cubicle, maybe it has four walls or maybe it’s in your own home, but after our holiday vacations are over,...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 18, 2017

14 Tips For Incorporating Shiplap Into your Home

Farmhouse style decorating has been on the rise ever since the beginning of HGTV’s show Fixer Upper. Hosts, Chip and Joanna Gaines, take houses from drab to fab in one episode. Farmhouse fab that is. And no matter what layout or project or age the home is, Joanna will find a place to add shiplap....

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Posted in Furniture | by Casey Watkins, on January 12, 2017

The Best Ways to Incorporate Lucite Into Your Home

Lucite has gone in and out of style so many times, but currently, it’s in. You could say lucite is the new black. Lucky for us. Such a sleek and beautiful trend can work with almost any style. It’s clear, colorless and usually displays clean classic lines. Through the years it’s a trend that has...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on January 9, 2017

30 Buy and DIY Candle holders to Cozy Up Your Entire Home

Winter’s cold gray days beg us to amp up our coziness game in our homes, no matter how much square footage we have or don’t have. We collectively add a few throw pillows and a basket of blankets. We put together a hot chocolate station for whenever the mood strikes. We plan a few more...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 6, 2017

10 Ways to Decorate With a Sheepskin Rug

Fur decor, faux or real, has always been a trend in certain styles. But usually we were stuck with short hairs or too brown hairs or uncomfortable hairs. Then came the rise of Scandinavian decor and the sheepskin rug took the spotlight. Real or fake, sheepskin rugs are small yet very comfortable. White is the most...

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