We believe that style and substance are not opposing philosophies. That a fabulous dress empowers you, an embellished notecard touches you, and a beautiful home recharges you. We believe it’s these everyday moments of delight that make for a well lived life.
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It's time to unwind. Here's what the Katie Kime team likes to do for their favorite down time activities. KATIE KIME FOUNDER, PRESIDENT, CREATIVE DIRECTOR My favorite way to unwind is undoubtedly a bubble bath. I take one every single evening either after work and...read more
One of the benefits of my birthday being essentially on Valentine's Day is that I get to have a love themed birthday every year. Who doesn't appreciate an excuse to go over the top with florals, pink, and all things love. I teamed up with Kara from A Kalio Chic Life...read more
When you hear Morocco, if you're like me you immediately think of rugs and textiles. I've been fortunate enough to source some of my favorite pieces while here, but this country has so much more to offer. To give you a glimpse into Moroccan life, let's go on a tour of...read more
It has been a long road to here from a tiny warehouse in northeast Austin to our inspiring, bold and colorful headquarters. It has always been my dream to have a space where our team can create, collaborate, or frankly be alone if needed, and a place we can bring...read more
Like so many, I have an appreciation for all artists. And like a fine artist, calligraphers create their own unique styles. We traditionally think of wedding invitation lettering, but a more unique modern style has allowed calligraphy to branch out and become...read more
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Say goodbye to the old and ring in the new with sugar rim champagne glasses. We know it’s all in the details. Here’s how to make sure your New Years Eve guests truly enjoy their champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight. Cheers to ringing in 2018! [columns_row...read more
Merry Christmas from our team to yours, be it your colleagues, dogs, family or some combination of - whatever your team may be - Merry Christmas. Man, where does a year go? That's a topic for another time so I'll keep it brief but mostly this year I think my...read more
Decorating your Christmas tree can prove to be a bit difficult when trying something new. A great way to make your holiday more festive is to incorporate florals as an alternative to traditional ornaments. Silk flowers come in a wide range of textures, colors and...read more
My husband likes to joke that it’s surprising how bright all of my designs are when I’m actually a brooding, introverted creative inside. It always makes me laugh because it’s kind of true. And so it goes with my Christmas decor, at least part of it. For our main...read more
Some people come and they go from your life, but once in a while you meet a person who stands by you and becomes a huge part of your life. These people become part of your village, and you hold onto them dearly. With the holidays fast approaching it’s time to show the...read more
We all have those ladies in our lives that make sports look effortless, can hang with the guys, and look amazing doing it. We have rounded up our best gifts for the sports enthusiast you...read more
Inspiring DIY gift wrap for the holidays. Gift wrap and the accompanying accoutrement doesn't have to be daunting and can be even relaxing. To me, nothing is more fun than putting the kids to bed, popping a bottle of Pinot, and wrapping gifts while watching my...read more
A hostess has a lot on her plate and figuring out what to wear shouldn't be hard. In our hostess outfit modern playbook we have the three staples in your closet that will make getting dresses a snap. [title maintitle="No Rules to Mix and Match Fashion Separates"...read more
Our Apple Cocktail with Thyme is perfect for fall weather and will become a staple Thanksgiving cocktail. Since it's not quite chilly enough in Austin, TX to cozy up next to a roaring fire or don our favorite cold weather wear, we'll have to make it feel and taste...read more
Wondering how we improved our business processes for creating our collections? We teamed up with Dell and McAfee for their Small But Mighty contest to show how the Katie Kime team creates our unique collections. If you took a look in Katie's office you will see hand...read more
MEET KATIE KIME
FOUNDER + CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Katie Kime is the founder and creative director of Katie Kime, Inc. and the Bright Living blog. At age seven she was making clay pots and has been creating in some form or fashion ever since. She is the designer and driver behind the company's 10+ lines of home and fashion, including furniture, fabric, lucite, accessories and apparel, among others. Beyond design, Katie is passionate about entrepreneurship and travel and merging the two whenever the opportunity presents itself. A native of North Carolina, Katie now resides in Austin, Texas but boards a plane as often as possible.