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 How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 25, 2016

12 Tips for Decorating Your Valentines Day Table

By the abundance of heart shaped boxes and red envelopes you find at the store, you probably noticed that the holiday of love is just a few weeks away. For some, this is a great opportunity to spoil your significant other. For others, it’s just a reminder that they’ll be spending February 14th with Netflix....

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on January 21, 2016

20 DIYs to Get Your House Ready for Valentines Day

During these long cold months, when the days seem like weeks and the pale white blur outside your window feels unending, it’s uplifting to make a big deal out of even the little holidays. Although I’m not sure anyone would call Valentines Day a little holiday anymore. The February celebration of love bombards the stores with...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on January 18, 2016

Expose Your Rusticity With Exposed Beams

When it comes to exposed beams, most people think it’s the mark of barn ceilings and French kitchens. I’m here to tell you that while the trend may have started in those places, it’s become widely popular among other styles. There are so many reasons to add exposed beams to your home. They can highlight a large...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on January 15, 2016

Decorating With Pantone’s Color of the Year Part II: Serenity

It is a fact that blue is the most relaxing color. There is a reason that people feel better physically and emotionally when they are outdoors under a blue sky. So it makes sense that Pantone chose Serenity for it’s complimenting color of the year. The pastel shade of blue brings to mind cotton candy...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on January 13, 2016

Decorating With Pantone’s Color of the Year Part I: Rose Quartz

If you thought that Pantone couldn’t throw anymore surprises at us after last year’s pick of Marsala, think again. This year, for the first time ever, Pantone has chosen two colors of the year: Rose Quartz and Serenity. They explain that rose quartz conveys compassion while serenity is relaxation to the eyes. While I’m all...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on January 12, 2016

10 Best Tips for Decorating Your House for Winter

When the Christmas tree is put away and the guests have left you alone to a cold house, it’s easy to let the chill of winter settle into the soul. How do you decorate for a season that has no particular appeal? You can’t very well put a bowl of snow on the table. Well let...

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Posted in Best Of | by Casey Watkins, on January 11, 2016

25 Throw Pillows: Winter Edition

Winter is the coziest season. When the Christmas lights are put away, it’s time to break out all the pillows and blankets you can find, light your candles and snuggle up against the chill. But you can’t snuggle with Fall throw pillows. It might make you miss bonfires and cider too much. Instead, you need...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Casey Watkins, on January 8, 2016

Stay Healthy This Season With These DIY Essential Oil Diffusers

When the cold moves in and the coats come out, you will inevitably begin to hear sniffling and coughing everywhere you go. Winter can be a pleasant season or not, depending on how well you take care of yourself. Because you’re bound to get a cold once, right? Essential oils are definitely my go to...

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