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 September 21, 2016

14 Best Knobs and Pulls for White Kitchen Cabinets

When have you ever seen a set of white cabinets be tacky and outdated? I would hazard, never. That’s because white is always in style. Whether you have a sleek modern kitchen or a country bread-smelling space, white cabinets are always a safe choice. But if you think they might be too bland for your...

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Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on September 19, 2016

Prep Your Patio for Fall With These Backyard Tips

When you have an entertaining space in your backyard, it’s absolutely essential that you take advantage of the perfect Autumn weather. Embrace the bonfire as the main entertainment. Roll your bar cart outside for golden apple cocktails. Keep your blue cardigan by the door so you can easily move your party outdoors on a whim. And for...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on September 12, 2016

How to Incorporate Indigo Into Your Fall Decor

Fall is creeping up right under our noses which means we all trade our summer decor for the leaves and pumpkins. However, there is one aspect of your summer decor that you might not want to pack away just yet. Indigo may not be the first color you think of when you imagine an Autumn...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on September 9, 2016

12 Ideas to Bring Sophistication To Your Kitchen Island

Did you know that your cooking frequency will have a large impact on buying a home? A person who spends a lot of time in the kitchen knows that you must have a good kitchen layout to encourage productivity and creativity in your cooking. Ideally, if the meals you eat are primarily made by yourself,...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on September 8, 2016

10 Ideas to Store Shoes In Your Entryway

No matter how many pairs of feet live in your home, you always have multiple pairs of shoes for each season. Your closet may be the biggest offender in lack of shoe storage but once you have that under control, you still have the issue of sole pile up by the front door. Because kicking off...

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Posted in Lighting | by Casey Watkins, on September 6, 2016

10 Track Lighting Styles That Prove Anything Can Be Chic

Track lighting has taken a big hit in the decorating world. Many people who use it try to make it as inconspicuous as possible. Buying track lighting at the hardware store is like smuggling a beer into Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re struggling with feelings of shame and guilt, you’re in the right place. In more...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on September 1, 2016

10 Ways to Achieve The Most Organized Pantry Ever

Every homeowner knows that an organized home is a happy home. Less clutter equals less stress. Some spaces are easy to keep clean like your living room, your dining room or your bedroom. Others, however, are in a perpetual state of disorganization and frustration. Namely, the pantry. Whether it’s a dedicated cabinet in your apartment...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on August 29, 2016

15 Ways to DIY With Wine Crates

I am a reluctant DIYer. There are stacks of empty jars and patterned paper and rustic wood sitting around my house just waiting for the perfect project to turn them into something new and fun. And the wine crates. Those wooden pieces can take up quite a bit of storage space, however they can be...

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