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Kendra Scott Spring 2018

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Thank you to Images by Amber for beautifully capturing this collection! Amber, you're an amazing photographer and I'm so thankful to work with you!

Thank you to Images by Amber for beautifully capturing this collection! Amber, you're an amazing photographer and I'm so thankful to work with you!

Although it's still technically winter, I'm slowly starting to incorporate spring pieces into my wardrobe... I heard that will make spring come faster, right?! ;) I was absolutely thrilled to receive a few gorgeous pieces from Kendra Scott's new Spring 2018 Collection. The fresh and innovative line includes tassels, fringe, metals, and jewels in a wide assortment of bold colors. A quick scroll through the website left me pining to go on my next vacay!  The pieces exude confidence, fearlessness, beauty, and a bit of playful charm... take a look for yourself, I know you'll love them too!

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My favorite thing about the pieces I selected is how they layer together seamlessly.   When it comes to layering, I always think more is more!  I love to stack on as much jewelry as possible, but it has to be done in a tasteful way. These Kendra Scott pieces come with multiple options of gold, silver, or rose gold and some of the pieces have over 30 different stone colors to choose from. The wide selection makes it easy to find pieces that will look good together, no matter what color combo you're going for.  I also love how the necklaces have an adjustable slider on the back instead of a standard clasp. This allows you to adjust the length of the necklaces so they fit with the neckline of your outfit and the other necklaces you're wearing.  The layering possibilities are endless and I love that the necklaces aren't limited to one specific length!

I hope you guys enjoyed these pieces as much as I did! I've linked everything I'm wearing below and you can see more of Kendra Scott's Spring 2018 collection here.  Now we just need spring to come quickly! Have a great day everyone and thank you for reading!

xo, 

Kathleen

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A huge thank you to Kendra Scott for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions and text are my own. Thank you for your support!

Ironworks Hotel Indianapolis

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Before I start this post I have to give a massive shout out to Krauter Photography for beautifully capturing our stay here at Ironworks. Her photography style is stunning and I highly recommend her for weddings, engagements (she travels), and other local, creative needs! Not to mention, she's extremely fun and easy to work with!! Check out more of her work here....okay, rant over :)

Ironworks INdy

Cort and I had the amazing opportunity to stay at Indy's new Ironworks hotel this past weekend and we were absolutely blown away.  Ironworks is a luxurious, industrial-styled boutique hotel unlike anything I've ever seen. Every decorative detail of this hotel aligned with the 19th-century aesthetic from the rustic light fixtures, to the wood paneled walls, to the luxurious leather couches.... perfect for photos, might I add ;)  As a blogger, I'm a sucker for a good aesthetic.  They even have their own custom scent pumping through the building that I would gladly bottle up and make into a perfume.   The hotel is warm and inviting, and from the minute we walked in, it felt as though we had escaped reality for the weekend.

The industrial charm did not stop at the lobby... The 19th-century design aesthetic seamlessly flowed throughout our room and bathroom.  Although the room was adorned with industrial hardware and it was still very cozy and welcoming. The bathroom had a large spa-like shower and luxurious marble countertops that truly made my jaw drop when I laid eyes on it. I'm still trying to figure out how I can replicate that whole bathroom setup in our new house.  Be sure to check out the Ironworks Instagram highlights for the Instastories takeover I did during our stay... then you will truly understand why I am obsessed with this shower! 

Our room had a massive bed, massive windows, and a massive TV! Again, check out their Instagram for a full tour so you can see what I mean! After dinner, Cort and I lounged in bed, ate cheesecake, cracked open the Ironworks signature wine that was in our room, and watched TV. It was so relaxing and I wish I could end every night like that!

The hotel has a handful of restaurant options including Provisions, Rize, and Blue Sushi Sake Grill. The next morning, we ate at Rize for breakfast and loved the fresh, organic plates. Also, I'm convinced that food naturally tastes better when you eat it in an absolutely gorgeous restaurant that has fun green chairs, funky light fixtures, and cool subway tile... anyone else agree? I guess as a blogger I just really respect a restaurant that caters to a good photoshoot ;) But really, the staff was amazing, the food was tasty, there was an energy buzzing through the restaurant, and it was packed! If you're local, definitely check out Rize for brunch!

If you're looking to stay somewhere unique,  far from a 400-room-big-box hotel, I highly recommend Ironworks Hotel.  It truly was a one-of-a-kind experience I'm already looking forward to our next staycation! 

****Also!!!!**** You can use code KPOST for 15% off your room when booking online (select Rate Access / Corporate Code to enter disocunt code). 

A huge thank you to Ironworks for hosting us! We had an amazing stay! Also, please let me know if you can make your signature scent into a perfume or candle for me. Thanks!

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