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 Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on August 24, 2017

Black and White Wallpapers to Help You Finish Decorating

No matter what your style is, there is one combination that will forever be a favorite. The classic joining of black and white. No matter where you use it, it’s always safe because it is always neutral and will match with the flowing and changing of your style. Modern decorators use it to give their...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 16, 2017

12 Ways to Incorporate a Coffered Ceiling Into Your Home

When designing and decorating your home, there are some elements that seem like they’re reserved for the grand houses with tons of square footage. It’s easy to think that the only place you would find a tray ceiling or big sparkling chandelier would be in a mansion. The same goes for coffered ceilings. However, you...

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Posted in Interiors | by Casey Watkins, on August 15, 2017

15 Modern Wallpapers For Contemporary Decorators

Modern decorating in today’s world has some expectations attached. Most people expect to find lots of neutral colors, clean lines and minimal accessories. Sometimes the modern style can seem dull and lifeless. But thanks to the wallpaper makers, modern doesn’t have to be boring. Put away your visions of wallpaper covered in roses and toile....

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on August 10, 2017

10 Best Patterns For Kitchen Curtains

Window treatments can be finicky things. Finding the right pattern in the right fabric, not to mention the right size. With so many elements involved, kitchen windows often get stuck with a meager set of blinds or the discarded floral curtain. When there is so much else happening in the kitchen, no one will notice,...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 7, 2017

15 Inspiring Wallpapered Bedrooms

When we move into a new home, one of the very first things we do is change the walls. Putting on a fresh coat of paint somehow makes a room feel more like our own. Like wiping away the remnants of the previous owner’s tastes and preferences will help us infuse our own personality into...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 3, 2017

How To Make The Most of Your Attic Master Bedroom

Owners of old houses, pay attention. When your home comes with wrinkle lines like wonky doors, chippy wooden floors and odd little built-ins, you’re probably dealing with an attic bedroom or two. These spaces probably seemed sweet and charming when you first moved in, but over time and bedroom styling, you find out just how frustrating...

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Posted in Kitchen | by Casey Watkins, on August 2, 2017

12 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Galley Kitchen

There is such a thing as too many cooks in the kitchen. Especially when you have a galley kitchen. Galley kitchens boast lots of storage space and little standing space, accommodating one cook comfortably. Sometimes there are ways to bust out of the long narrow kitchen space and sometimes not. For those of you that...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Casey Watkins, on August 1, 2017

5 Reasons To Put Shiplap Walls In Every Room

Since the popular home renovating show Fixer Upper has been around, shiplap has been on the decorating menu. Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines find a way to incorporate shiplap walls somewhere into every single home that they renovate. And now everyone else is too. When you fall down the farmhouse decor hole, you’ll find multitudes of...

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