Kakin grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and had a knack for interior design at a young age. For her first project, she designed her parents kitchen at the early age of 11. She pursued her passion and studied Interior Design at LSU and honed her craft of home furnishings in retail throughout her college career. During her three and a half years in Baton Rouge, Kakin specialized in residential renovation design and had her work featured in multiple design publications. She was a feature designer for the St. Jude Dream Home and took on community service projects after the Baton Rouge flood in 2016. Kakin and her husband were attracted to Austin for the unique culture, style, and terrain and established their new home after getting married in 2017. She has flourished in Austin bringing a fresh, sophisticated style with a unique blend of colors and charm.