{ Inspo Gathering at Holston House }

As many of you know, I’ve been cooking up a new venture called FAERIE. Searching for some artwork inspo, I teamed up with The Unbound Collection by Hyatt . Follow my journey and stories inspired by these unique destinations at #TellYourTale.

 First stop, Nashville.

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A little staycation at Holston House was just what I needed to get the ideas flowing. Unassuming from the outside (but strong, I have taken a photo of this hotel before on a walk through town), the inside is a nice escape from the neon lights. As Frankie Balled, himself, played downstairs his voice traveled all the way to the rooftop. I couldn’t help but notice as I explored each floor of the hotel - a little detail that I enjoyed from an artist perspective.

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And let me tell you, I found so many gems in this hotel. When you walk in, you are greeted by soft unique lighting with some of the coolest light fixtures I’ve seen in a hotel to date (and I’ve seen a lot of hotels). Off to the left of the lobby is a set of velvet curtains that lead to the bar, just set back enough to make it feel private. P.S. You’ll probably catch me there next time I’m in Nash grabbing cocktails at Bar TENN, a great spot to grab a drink with friends, not too loud but not too secluded.

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In the AM make sure to grab cherry pie and vanilla latte’s at TENN. Shoutout to Phillip, their head chef, who makes all the food in house and is truly amazing. I had breakfast, lunch and dinner and each time I was blown away by how delicious the food was. I wish I would have had more days there to try one of each on the menu, because it was that hard to decide.

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Each night as I came in from a day of inspo gathering, I would check in on how the mural in the lobby’s entrance was coming along. Pulled up a seat with the guys from Eastside Murals. Waiting for an update.

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The room was large and spacious. Modern and masculine in design with touches of wood, brass, white, and navy - but somehow also homey. The bathroom was entirely white marble with the coolest denim jacket painting hanging on the wall (once again, the artist’s perspective). Not to mention, the views of the city were amazing, and were just a short walk away from downtown.

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Speaking of views...the rooftop. The bar, the pool, the gorgeous little patio seating, and  the perfect view of downtown Nashville. The city completely sparkled as the sunset over Nashville. I highly recommend spending a night up there with your closest friends, listening to good music, drinking a TENN on Top cocktail, and watching the city life below.  You can stand on the roof and see Bridgestone- but you'd never guess it. Trust, it is a must.

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