BRIGHT LIVING

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…
Travel Often Gift Guide
Gifting is hard for those who would rather be given an experience than an item, but here are some of Katie's favorite gifts to give the avid traveler in your life!   1. Kula Coffee  On my last visit to Rwanda I...
Goodbye White Walls!
Removable wallpaper liberates today’s renters from plain walls. Now you can create a living space that reflects your personality.(shown above: Jungle Leaves)  Peel + stick wallpaper can be used to line shelves and drawers, apply to the ceiling and walls or...
I ❤️ NYC
In light of Covid this is the longest I’ve gone without a trip to New York City in fifteen years.
KK Lobster Party

Enjoy a look into the space that served as inspiration for the Katie Kime summer collection with its sailor motifs and vintage prints!

 

KK Cocktail Hour: Tequila Cobbler with Daisy Ryan
I am a big fan of everything McGuire Moorman Hospitality (MMH) does. From the clever interior design to the delicious menus at each of their five restaurants, stepping into one of their spaces is a quick dose of creative inspiration. I sat down with Daisy Ryan, the Assistant Beverage Director…
Tell Us Your Mom's Best Advice
In honor of mother’s day I asked some of my favorite Austin business women to share some of the the best advice their mom’s gave them.  As I was receiving theirs I also began to brainstorm about my own mom’s advice, which ones stick in my head the most and…
KK Travel Diary: San Miguel
As Fall travel begins (Paris this week!), I’ve been scrolling through some of my last trips. One of the most enchanting of late was a trip with Austin friends to San Miguel. The beautiful colors, architecture, and way of life leaves a lasting impression. San Miguel is know for its Baroque…
KK & Allie + Bess #KKCafeChat
Holed up in a cabin in the middle of nowhere Arkansas right after the pandemic lockdown began, I jumped on a call with Allie + Bess to hear their idea for a collaboration. After some months of back and forth...
Celebrate More Gift Guide
The time to celebrate is NOW, and this holiday season, we want to live it up big. Read below for Katie Kime's favorite gifts to celebrate with your family!  1. Flour Shop Rainbow Explosion Cake Kit  If this doesn't say...
Fall Dinnerware
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…
A KK Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday season is upon us, and this year we really want to make it feel special. Despite everything that is happening in the world right now, we think it is important to show the people in your life some love...
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…
KK Holiday: Gift Wrapping with a Twist
I love to add a new element to my Holiday gift wrapping each year. As a kid, I used to cover my hands and feet in paint and walk all over white paper to personalize my gifts. Now a days I try to find something easier and less messy.  My gifts…
Peel.Stick.Enjoy
Get ready to learn how to peel and stick our KK removable wallpaper. Perfect for many types of surfaces such as walls, doors, cabinets, furniture and more, decorating your space is as simple as peeling away and sticking anywhere.
8 Reasons to Write a Note Today
I don’t know about you, but there is something about a blank notebook, or a fresh stack of monogrammed stationery that fills me with optimism and excitement—the new ideas start flowing and are then poured out onto the pages, and...
Self-Care for Back-to-School Survival
It's back-to-school season, which like all of 2020, is of course crazier than ever. Whether you're a student, parent or teacher, you deserve to treat yourself, like a lot, for basic survival. Below is a list of some of our...
Another Year Around the Sun for Katie Kime Inc
A couple of years ago I started the tradition of taking a day out each year around the time of our biz birthday to simply create.
Custom Floors with Merrilee McGehee
I met the multi-talented Merrilee McGehee when we were neighbors years ago. She lived across the street and came to a trunk show I had at a friend's house nearby.
Celebrating Dads and Fatherhood with DAN GRAHAM
This month, we celebrate Dads. They are strong, fearless, and often times, let’s face it, the “fun one.” In honor of Father’s Day, we had the Dads we admire try on our custom made Katie Kime ties* and talk about what they love most about fatherhood. Our Dads share what their dream Father’s…
Celebrating Dads with GABE ANDERSON
This month, we celebrate Dads. They are strong, fearless, and often times, let’s face it, the “fun one.” In honor of Father’s Day, we had the Dads we admire try on our custom made Katie Kime ties* and talk about what they love most about fatherhood. Our Dads share what their dream Father’s…