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 DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on November 27, 2017

10 Ways to DIY Your Perfect Christmas Table Runner

Whether you revamp your Christmas theme every year or stick with the same colors and textures, it is nice to have some new table linens. Holiday dinners get messy and once you’ve used the tablecloth a couple times, it can start to look a little dingy. But that’s family life. You’re probably arguing that you...

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Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on November 7, 2017

10 Fireplace Screens with Doors to Upgrade Your Fireplace

At last summer has succumbed to fall. We can pull out our sweaters and blankets and pumpkin decor. For some, fall means cleaning up the fireplace and toting in logs of wood for evening coziness and marshmallow roasting. When you rely on your fireplace for many things besides just the warmth, it’s essential that those...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on November 3, 2017

10 Round Beds to Turn Your Head

Large bedrooms present somewhat of a quandary to the decorator. Once you have your bed, your dresser, a nightstand and maybe a vanity and chair, how do you make your bedroom seem full and finished? How do you add to the essentials? The answer is that you don’t. You simply expound on your essentials. Get...

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Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on November 2, 2017

10 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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Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on October 31, 2017

10 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...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on October 25, 2017

20 Ideas For Your Breakfast Nook Bench

If there is one thing in the world that nearly everyone can agree on, it’s a breakfast nook. We can all agree that they are rather a luxury in a home, mostly because if you have a breakfast nook, you likely have a formal dining room as well. We can also agree that breakfast nooks...

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

10 Bedrooms to Inspire You to Go Lavender

There is a particular color popping up in our interior design these days. Amidst all the millennial pink, there is a fair amount of lavender out there. It’s a sweet shade that adds a touch of personality and surprise to a space without the neon punch. It’s fresh too so you can use it everywhere...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on October 20, 2017

10 Types of Rustic Kitchen Cabinets to Pine For

Kitchen renovations are never fun for anyone. Like bathroom renovations, all that plumbing and electrical work can have your project dragging on until your patience has run out. However, the upside to starting over is the opportunity to choose every single thing for your kitchen. Fixtures, sink, flooring, even the kitchen cabinets. Rustic kitchens might...

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