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 Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on October 19, 2017

The Four Best Paint Colors For Bedrooms

As a child, decorating our bedrooms was usually a source of enjoyment and creativity. It was the only place where we could reflect our inner selves through whatever colors or themes we chose. As we’ve grown up we still make decorating decisions based on how we want a room to make us feel, but those...

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Posted in Outdoor | by Casey Watkins, on October 17, 2017

12 Tips to Rock Your Screened Porch

When you are a homeowner, it’s only natural that you should crave an outdoor space as well. To entertain, to relax, whatever your reasons, it’s nice to have a place to go and just breathe the fresh air. However, sometimes that is easier said than done when you live in a place that is fraught...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on October 13, 2017

10 Coffee Tables that Incorporate the Rule of Three

Any decorator will tell you there are certain rules to follow as you begin to curate the decor in your home. Like what size a rug should be and where to hang your curtains. They are rules that really make your space look better and more pulled together. One of these decorating laws we call...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on October 10, 2017

10 Reasons to Love Bamboo Flooring

Wood floor is possibly the most popular flooring choice in homes these days. The ability to easily clean and maintain is just too tempting to resist. Except that installing wood flooring in your home can end up costing you a pretty penny by the end. And we all know that you shouldn’t default to linoleum...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on October 6, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Craftsman Homes

Lots of people that go house shopping today look for a place with character. Usually that means something old and a little bit worn around the edges. The kind of place that feels like home before you even move your boxes in. A true and honest craftsman home has that exact draw among all the...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on October 5, 2017

12 DIYs to Bring Chevron Into Your Home

Throughout the ages and stages of home decor, patterns go in and out of style, covering rugs and furniture and all kinds of accessories and then disappearing into the outdated blog post history. However there are some patterns that are always on trend no matter what else is big at the moment. Stripes, for example,...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on October 2, 2017

10 Ways to Display Chevron Wallpaper In Your Home

Chevron is definitely having a moment. People have tried to push it out of style and it just hasn’t worked. Like our stripes, chevron will probably always be on trend. It’s probably because it fits with a wide variety of styles which is always appealing for any decorator. So when you have something that will...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on September 28, 2017

15 Living Rooms to Help You Master Scandinavian Design

It’s not new or particularly mind blowing, but the concept of scandinavian design still holds some wonder and freshness whenever you come across it. There is just something about a distinctly scandinavian space that is so appealing. Maybe it’s the classy neutral color story. Maybe it’s the lack of clutter. Whatever the case, scandinavian design...

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