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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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Favorite Down Time Activities from the Katie Kime Team

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...

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A Love Themed Birthday with Friends and Family

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...

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Travel Guide: 6 Favorites from Marrakech, Morocco

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...

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Calligraphy for all occasions

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...

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just keep going.

WHEREVER YOU ARE, WHATEVER PHASE YOU'RE IN, JUST. KEEP. GOING. #MondayMotivation   this week I celebrate the strength it takes to put yourself out there. being one of this year’s sponsors at Fashion X Austin and showing the new Katie Kime collection, inspired this...

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Pop. Clink. Fizz. Cheers.

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...

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Merry Christmas From Our Team To Yours

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...

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Floral Christmas Trees

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...

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Merry + Bright

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...

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Our Favorite Gift Wrap Ideas

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...

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KK Cocktail Hour | Apple Thyme Cocktail

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...

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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.

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