BRIGHT LIVING

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…
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…
Celebrating Dads with Blake Chandlee
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 Fatherhood with Greg Gish
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…
Mother's Day with Erin McCarley
Meet Nashville Musician & Mom, Erin McCarley In the spirit of Mother's Day and our new Nashville Toile print, we sat down (virtually) with Nashville mom and musician, Erin McCarley to talk about the joys, struggles and lessons of motherhood. Read the full interview below and keep an eye out for these epic Nashville pajamas coming soon!
Restaurant Spotlight: Il Brutto
Get the scoop on the new, authentic Italian restaurant that popped up in East Austin.
Spotlight: Elizabeth Wheaton
Learn what inspires Elizabeth Wheaton and how she finds helps others find their own personal style.
Mural Tour: Carrie Colbert
Take a tour of the iconic and Instagram-worthy street art in Austin with the influential Carrie Colbert.
Painting with Hallie Hamilton
One of my favorite things about having the KK headquarters in Austin’s vibrant East Side neighborhood is that we are surrounded by creatives, literally on every side. Just a few blocks from the bungalow is the sunny studio of painter, Hallie Hamilton. We love the bold use of color in…
Sensibly Chic Designs
Meet the ladies of Sensibly Chic Designs, Jill Butler and Meredith DeLano. The two women have beautifully perfected the balance between being mothers and entrepreneurs. Based in Bethesda, Maryland, the ladies of Sensibly Chic Designs have incorporated Katie Kime prints into many of their clients homes, so we meet with…
The Kaki Pants
When fashion blogger and wardrobe stylist Kaki Gaines isn’t pulling together looks for the latest Kendra Scott campaign, she is working on her blog, The Kaki Pants, where she shares styling tips and outfit inspiration from her bold and fun style that’s full of color and pattern play. We caught…
House of Harper’s KK Gifts
We love everything about the former buyer for Neiman Marcus turned fashion blogger Caroline Harper Knapp’s take on style. She started her popular website, House of Harper, eight years ago, focusing on it full-time starting in 2014, and we’ve followed her along the way from New York City to her…
Camille Styles + KK Paperie
Camille Styles is one of our dearest Austin entrepreneur friends. Her wildly popular website is a source of daily inspiration for us that’s full of healthy lifestyle tips, beautiful recipes, and inspired entertaining tips. We stopped by her charming bungalow turned stylish studio to see which of our new paperie…
Wanderlust Yoga
Meet Ashley Spence, who is clad in her new favorite pair of workout pants, our Medallion Leaves Yoga Leggings. She is the owner of the happening downtown Austin yoga studio, Wanderlust. In her own words, Ashley shares how she found yoga and how it changed her life.  When did you…
Oxford Style
Back in 2017, we interviewed three inspiring women making waves in their world and photographed in their unique oxford style. You can customize yours here. Jessie Johnson is marketing and event director at Waterloo Records. I am passionate about…So many things! My kids are my number one passion, second comes music,…
Holiday Gift Giving
As a maven of all things baking and hosting, Eden Passante of Sugar and Charm is our go to when we need an entertaining recommendation. Delicious cocktail? Check! Summer pool party inspo? Yes, please! Quite possibly the best cake recipe ever? Where do we sign up?! The California native now…
Waking Up with Jen Pinkston
I love to hear about the routines of productive people who have figured out the secret formula for getting more done in a day, especially when it comes to morning rituals. Former stylist to the stars turned blogger and influencer behind TheEffortlessChic.com (and mother of two), Jen Pinkston is one…
Around Town: Jordan Fronk
There is no one better to launch our new “Around Town” series with than the vibrant Austin resident Jordan Fronk because, well, it seems that she is always literally around town—riding front row (and on beat) at a LOVE Cycling class, dancing at an Austin City Limits taping, hanging at…
Chat: Shannon Eddings
Austin interior designer Shannon Eddings’s style feels both vintage and current at the same time. She knows how to put together a perfect gallery wall (we are swooning over the nautical themed masterpiece she created at the historic Carr Mansion in Galveston, Texas), she made us laugh during her appearance…
Art with Merrilee McGehee
I move things around in my house at least once a week. A chair I bought for there is now here. We launched removable wallpaper for a reason. And my children and husband have come to simply roll their eyes when yet another handyman shows up. My most recent switch…