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 Bathroom | by Casey Watkins, on September 4, 2017

15 Double Vanities That Are Nothing Short of Inspiring

It seems like double vanities have fallen in and out of style throughout the years. For a while, you wouldn’t find a bathroom without a double vanity. Then they were really only seen in children’s bathrooms with all those little toothbrushes littering the countertop. And now, they’re back. Lucky for all of us! Having a...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 31, 2017

10 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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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on August 29, 2017

10 Tips for Adding a Dutch Door In Your Home

After murphy doors, you might think that dutch doors only belong in day care centers. They are pretty much perfect for keeping the little crawlers corralled while letting in sunshine and fresh air. However, there are several practical ways that you can add a dutch door into your own home and it will look like...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on August 24, 2017

Black and White Wallpapers to Help You Finish Decorating

No matter what your style is, there is one combination that will forever be a favorite. The classic joining of black and white. No matter where you use it, it’s always safe because it is always neutral and will match with the flowing and changing of your style. Modern decorators use it to give their...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 16, 2017

12 Ways to Incorporate a Coffered Ceiling Into Your Home

When designing and decorating your home, there are some elements that seem like they’re reserved for the grand houses with tons of square footage. It’s easy to think that the only place you would find a tray ceiling or big sparkling chandelier would be in a mansion. The same goes for coffered ceilings. However, you...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on August 15, 2017

15 Modern Wallpapers For Contemporary Decorators

Modern decorating in today’s world has some expectations attached. Most people expect to find lots of neutral colors, clean lines and minimal accessories. Sometimes the modern style can seem dull and lifeless. But thanks to the wallpaper makers, modern doesn’t have to be boring. Put away your visions of wallpaper covered in roses and toile....

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on August 10, 2017

10 Best Patterns For Kitchen Curtains

Window treatments can be finicky things. Finding the right pattern in the right fabric, not to mention the right size. With so many elements involved, kitchen windows often get stuck with a meager set of blinds or the discarded floral curtain. When there is so much else happening in the kitchen, no one will notice,...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 7, 2017

15 Inspiring Wallpapered Bedrooms

When we move into a new home, one of the very first things we do is change the walls. Putting on a fresh coat of paint somehow makes a room feel more like our own. Like wiping away the remnants of the previous owner’s tastes and preferences will help us infuse our own personality into...

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