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...

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...

Thanksgiving Dinner, Setting the Stage.

It’s true, presentation is everything. Thanksgiving is a time for festive tablescapes and chic bar displays but who honestly has the time to prepare. This year I was inspired by my collection of blue ginger jars and gold accents I already had around the house. This...

Hostess Outfits | A modern playbook for hosting a gathering

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"...

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...

Downeast Maine Pumpkin Bread

Every fall the baker in me comes out in full force and Pumpkin Bread is always first on my list . Maybe it's because it reminds me of baking with my mom for the holidays, or I just love a nice pumpkin bread every once in a while and finding pumpkin purée in the middle...

Meet the KK Interns – Who What Wear

Introducing Katie Kime's Fall 2017 interns! Get the scoop on who, what, and wear.           Ally Aiken Internship Position: Operations Intern Hometown // University: Houston, TX // University of Texas...

The Best Way to Cozy up Your Space This Fall: Throw Blankets

  With fall slowly but surely making its appearance here in Austin, we couldn't be more excited to finally bring the warm, cozy feeling of the season into our homes. One of the best ways to make your home feel cozier and more relaxing this season is by changing or...

Fall Decor | From Halloween to Thanksgiving

Like many, Fall is my favorite season. And the joke in my house is that I'm not allowed to start decorating for Christmas (or playing its music) as early as I want to. From Halloween to Christmas I love to make our home, inside and out, as warm and festive as...

KK Cocktail Hour- Halloween Aperol Spritz

Beware! Halloween is just around the corner and we have a boo-zy riddle for you. What cocktail bubbles like the inside of a cauldron, tastes better on the rocks, and is orange like a pumpkin? The Katie Kime approved Aperol Spritz, of course. Fill glass skull with 2...

Showstopper – The Katie Kime ACL Platinum Lounge

ACL Platinum lounge this year was one for the books! Decked out from top to bottom, this year's design by Katie Kime harmonized perfectly with the invigorating sounds of the festival. An classic lineup of colors, textures, and patterns made for an eye-catching design....

KK Cocktail Hour – Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

The most festive Fall drinks we've found: The Caramel Apple Moscow Mule. It's so easy and so good! 1.5 oz caramel vodka (you can buy it pre-made or infuse your own) 0.5 oz lime juice 3.5 oz. apple cider 4 oz. ginger beer Combine all ingredients in a copper mug with...

Bloody Mary Kit – Your New Favorite Hostess Gift

I have had a little obsession with Bloody Mary's for some time and recently I struck gold when during a recent trip to my local spice shop I found inspiration for my Bloody Mary Spice mix. My other favorite is anything in mini form. And so put all of these items...

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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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