Carol & Kenzie Carter | KC Double Take
Carol and Kenzie are 23-year-old twin lifestyle bloggers originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, but are currently adventuring in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Their hobbies include anything active (paddle boarding and beach volleyball are their favs), traveling whenever possible, photography – still learning, anything crafty, and blogging of course. Being twins is a unique blessing of its own, and the fact that they can share their bond and friendship through pictures and words gives K||C Double Take a special twist.
Tell us about the path that led you to starting K||C Double Take.
We always wanted to start a blog to document our adventures with fashion, food, fitness and travel, but we were a little hesitant at first because there are so many amazing blogs and bloggers out there. It can be intimidating at times, but we decided that we have nothing to lose, so we just went for it. We started K||C Double Take a little over 6 months ago and it has been a truly amazing experience. We have met so many amazing people and worked with some awesome companies and brands!
Describe your style. Is it the same? Or do you each have your own style?
We both are very much jeans and tee’s kind of gals, but we definitely put our own flare and touch of style into it. Carol has more of an edgy, boyish, darker sense of style and Kenzie likes to keep it a little more flirty and girly. Living together, we basically share the same closet, so it’s interesting how we style the same piece of clothing in completely different ways.
What is the focus of your blog? How do you brainstorm your content ideas?
The focus and goal for our blog is to leave others wanting to grow their creative spirit and live life unbound. We do our best brainstorming posted up at our favorite coffee shops around Charleston. Notebook and pen in hand we write down any and every idea that comes to mind and brainstorm ways to make those ideas come alive.
What are three tips you’d like to share with aspiring bloggers?
(1) Our first tip for other aspiring bloggers is to JUST DO IT! If you have any desire to start a blog, go for it, because like we said you have nothing to lose. It’s a great way to stay creative and get connected within the creative community around you.
(2) Our second tip is to STAY TRUE TO WHO YOU ARE. Let your blog be an extension of your personality, style and voice.
(3) Our third tip is to REACH OUT AND GET CONNECTED. It is important when starting out to put your name and face out into the creative community and make connections. Reach out to people through all the different social outlets like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Be encouraging and supportive to other bloggers, and they will do the same to you.
Do you prefer WordPress or Squarespace? Or another website builder entirely?
We have been using WordPress from the start. It definitely takes a little time to understand how everything works at first, but once you get the hang of it, you will be flying!
What’s your idea of the perfect weekend getaway?
Our perfect weekend getaway would include close friends and family cozied up at a beach house somewhere tropical and warm. Of course, adventures are a must during our getaway. You can catch us hiking to find hidden waterfalls, skydiving over the ocean, and catching a little surf. A little bit of relaxation and a lot of fun is all we need.