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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!

 

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…
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…
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…
Katie’s Tips: A Summer Gathering
My husband and I hosted a summer gathering (pre-covid and I CANNOT wait to host again) for the employees at his company and their partners  — a way for us to say thank you and to celebrate the season (and a reason for us all to have dinner together!) Looking back, I wanted to share a few of my tips for the ins and outs of hosting a summer dinner to guide you in gathering group get-togethers of your own.
Create your own (Big) Easy Weekend
New Orleans should be in the middle of Jazz Fest right now. But with the current state of the world, it too has been cancelled
On the Meaning of a Moment
Victor Frankl has long been a hero of Holocaust survival, psychology and meaning among other things for many people. He’s the hero of more than one of my real life heroes as it relates to writing and thinking and this...
KK Coloring + A Walk on the Bright Side
For a spring in your step. With spring in full bloom, Easter around the corner and a quarantine that won't quit, we think a walk around the neighborhood is about as sweet as it gets (and the only thing that'll...
WFH + Happy Hour
The perfect cocktail recipe for a virtual happy hour. Download our recipe coloring sheets.
Stuck at home? Here are 5 ways to stay entertained
Quarantined and bored? We have compiled a list of things that are sure to keep you and your family busy during this strange time.
Parisian Pretty
Is your powder room missing that certain "je ne sais quoi"? Time... 
Dine In The Desert
Inspired by the natural terrain of the town of Marfa, this dining...
A Shangri La Bedroom
Turn your bedroom into an exotic sanctuary with this fantastical...
What Ashes Mean
Today is Ash Wednesday. Despite a Christian upbringing it wasn’t until I went to college that I observed many people walking around with a black smudge on their forehead and came to understand what it meant. I majored in religion at Duke which was founded by Methodist preacher Brantley York,…
The Perfect Playroom
Give your child the bold playroom of their dreams featuring this...
Gifts For The Boss
Celebrate the inspiring, hard-working bosses in your life with...
The Teacher Gift Guide
Don't forget to show some teacher appreciation this holiday season!
Gifts For The Bride
Is the bride in your life missing that "something blue" for her wedding?
BTS: The Toile Collection
Our most personal and inspired collection yet! With such colorful...
A Labor Of Love
The new Toile Shop puts a one-of-a-Kime twist on a classic French print.