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 Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on January 15, 2018

10 Metal Bar Stools For All Your Hosting Needs

When you have bar height seating in your home, it’s inevitable it will get a lot of use. Usually found in the kitchen, you probably use it as extra seating when you’re hosting a gathering. Maybe it serves as a habitual coffee spot where you always sip from your cup while you prepare for the...

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Posted in Kids | by Casey Watkins, on January 12, 2018

50 Ways to Decorate Your Home With Kids In Mind

There is just something about a home that lets you know whether it’s a pre-kids or post-kids space. Maybe it’s the little shoes by the door or maybe it’s the child-safe lock on the drawer with the scissors. Or maybe it’s just infused in the decorating. Some people think that when you have kids, you...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on January 8, 2018

10 Kitchen Curtains For a Whole New Look

A new year calls for new… kitchen curtains. Probably not what you were expecting to hear, right? Kitchen curtains? Yes and here’s why. Over time, your kitchen curtains become the grimiest curtains in your home. They pick up the scents of cooking which can be difficult to get rid of. They can accumulate grease if...

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Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on January 4, 2018

12 Backdrops to Make Your Mounted TV More Interesting

When you’re trying to infuse your life and your home with the minimalist mindset, it’s common practice to pair down your forms of entertainment. Getting books from the library instead of owning shelves of spines yourself. Recycling your magazines when you’ve finished reading them. One of the most popular choices is to watch your movies...

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Posted in Kids | by Casey Watkins, on December 28, 2017

10 Charming Monochromatic Nurseries

New babies are wonderful things but most will admit that there is an element of stress to them. Especially if it’s your first. From the very beginning, your lives become fraught with decision after decision. You need to a doctor or midwife, where your baby will be born, how it will be born and those...

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Posted in Living Room | by Casey Watkins, on December 21, 2017

10 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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Posted in Furniture | by Casey Watkins, on December 19, 2017

10 Corner Cabinets That Win at Storage

When a person says the words “gain more storage”, most likely their audience is going to listen more closely. Which is exactly what you’re about to do. Is your linen closet overflowing? Is your china cabinet stuffed to the max? Are you losing control of your cookbook collection? Oh what we would do for an...

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Posted in Apartments | by Casey Watkins, on December 18, 2017

12 Tips for Decorating Your Small Apartment for Christmas

Small apartment decorating might be the hardest kind of interior decorating there is. When you don’t have much square footage to work with, it’s essential that you use what you have for practical purposes. So once you’ve created a layout and a design that works for you and your space, it’s easy to check off...

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