Kaylie grew up in the small town of Fort Scott, KS (about an hour south of KC). From the start she had big dreams of opening her own studio and turning her hobby in to a dream job. After going to school for business she started working for one of Kansas City's top design companies. In a short time, she went from an intern to the design lead where she made weddings come to life all over the city! After the owners sold their company she took a huge leap of faith and opening her own business! In 2012, KP Event Design came to life! Now Kaylie her husband Barry and a team of wonderful designers that work together to turn out some of the most creative and beautiful events in Kansas City! As long as she can remember this has been her dream, and now Kaylie gets the opportunity to make dream weddings and events come together all over the world!
What is your favorite part of your job?
"Creating the Brides Bouquet. It's kind of like a right of passage. It's such a big deal that no one but the lead designer gets to touch it! :)"
Do you have a favorite Flower?
" Not so much, I really like a lot of them! If I had to pick I would say a garden rose...or an orchid...but I also really like peonies! "
What do you like to do in your free time?
"Relax! We get very few days off during the year, so when we do its time to enjoy! We have a saying that we work hard now and relax hard later. Every January handsome hubby and I take a small get away to have some much needed R and R!"
Who are the KP Shop Dogs?
"We have the best shop dogs in the world! Jazzy is our little shit-zoo, she is a little older and has been around from the start! Her spot is anywhere she can see mom (Kaylie). Buddy is the newest shop dog he is a goldendoodle that is full of energy! He's spot is anywhere dad (Barry) is ...except when he turns the saw on then he runs to mom!"