Holiday Cocktails & Dinner Party with Molly Sohr of The Cedarlane, Nashville TN

Who doesn’t love a dinner party at home? There’s just something extra special about it. No dealing with the noise and crowds of a restaurant, relaxing on the sofa around a fire, designing a unique table, crafting the cocktails and food menu, choosing your own playlist, and treating your dearest friends to a night created just for them. Molly Sohr of The Cedarlane designed a modern black, white table with ghost chairs and greenery with magnolia leaves by Elle Worsham of Gracious Garlands. Yes, it’s the holidays, but this table could be used for any winter gathering. Enjoy some inspiration for your own entertaining at home.HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-252.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-3.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-5.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-13.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-14.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-28.jpg

Gracious Garlands and The Cedar Lane Holiday Inspiration Shoot by Heather Durham PhotographyHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-33.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-276.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-210.jpg

Design | Molly Sohr, The Cedarlane

Greenery | Elle Worsham, Gracious Garlands

Photography | Heather Durham

 

A Casual Holiday Porch Gathering with Molly Sohr of The Cedarlane

Living in the south means you could have a 65 degree day of holiday entertaining on the porch one day, and an ice storm the next. It keeps things interesting (and planners on their toes) for sure! I enjoyed teaming up with the lovely and talented Nashville event and wedding planner, Molly Sohr of The Cedarlane and Elle Worsham of Gracious Garlands for this holiday shoot. Follow Molly’s blog and Instagram for more entertaining inspiration. Cheers!

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-52.jpg

Gracious Garlands and The Cedar Lane Holiday Inspiration Shoot by Heather Durham Photography

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-85.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-70.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-33.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-58-2.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-123.jpg

 

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-130.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-114.jpg

Gracious Garlands and The Cedar Lane Holiday Inspiration Shoot by Heather Durham PhotographyHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-144.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-143.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-138.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-100.jpgHDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-141.jpg

HDP-CedarlaneGGarlands-147.jpg

 

 

 

Leipers Fork’s newest shop, Moo Country, owned by Dawn Ann Billings Ritter [Published in Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, December 2018]

I met Dawn Ann through a mutual friend. She’s this super cool, urban cowgirl with her own flair and spin on refined western style. She’ll even trick out your Louis Vuitton by adding some fringe.

Dawn Ann recently moved to Nashville from their ranch in Montana, with her musician husband and their daughter. Dawn Ann, a model and actress, owns Moo Country in Red Lodge, Montana and just just opened her second store here in historic Leipers Fork, Tennessee. Much of what she sells are her own designs. Check out a few items from Moo Country featured in the gift guide in the current issue of Nashville Lifestyles Magazine [December 2018].

Moo Country and Dawn Ann Ritter, Photographed in Leipers Fork TN by Heather Durham PhotographyMoo Country and Dawn Ann Ritter, Photographed in Leipers Fork TN by Heather Durham PhotographyHDP-MooDawnAnn-22.jpg

HDP-MooDawnAnn-62crop.jpg

HDP-MooDawnAnn-26.jpg

HDP-MooDawnAnn-18.jpg

HDP-MooDawnAnn-78.jpg

HDP-MooDawnAnn-21.jpg

HDP-MooDawnAnn-13.jpg

]HDP-MooDawnAnn-7.jpgHDP-MooDawnAnn-4.jpg

Moo Country and Dawn Ann Ritter, Photographed in Leipers Fork TN by Heather Durham Photography

 

Outdoor Living and Entertaining at its Finest, in Nashville’s Belle Meade Neighborhood [Published Nashville Lifestyles Magazine & Nashville At Home]

It was a pleasure photographing this stunning 12,000 square foot French Regency, Belle Meade estate designed by the late Nashville architect, Edwin A. Keeble. You can see the interior of this beautiful home in a previous issue of Nashville Lifestyles and on my blog post here. Now, take in this home’s amazing outdoor living spaces designed by the talented Gavin Duke of Page Duke Landscape Architects, and featured in the spring/summer 2018 issue of Nashville Lifestyles At Home and on the cover. No doubt this home was designed for entertaining.

Belle Meade Home, Photographed by Heather Durham for Nashville Lifestyles Magazine October 2017 by Heather Durham PhotographyHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-17_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-27_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-57_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-72_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-70_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-78_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-76_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-92_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-95_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-40_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-99_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-102_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-44_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-49_-WEB.jpg

 

 

Alabama Chanin Fashion Story [Birmingham Magazine Weddings, February 2018]

Hand sewn garments, quality focused, responsibly produced, rich in tradition, and created in Alabama. THIS was a fun project to shoot. If you ever find yourself near Florence, Alabama, stop by the Alabama Chanin factory, browse their organic garments and home goods, then sit down for a bite of lunch at The Factory Café. So much southern goodness created by Natalie Chanin, right there in my home state. Read the full story in the current issue of Birmingham Weddings MagazineHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-53_-WEB.jpg

Alabama Chanin Wedding Fashions by Heather Durham Photography for Birmingham Magazine, February 2018HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-69_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-84-2.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-101crop_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-106crop_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-89_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-113crop_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-26crop_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-11_-WEB.jpg

The process…pretty fascinating.

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-131_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-132_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-134_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-145_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-154_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-188_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-182_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-192_-WEBHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-183_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-179_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-198_-WEB

HDP-BhamMag-AlabamaChanin-175_-WEB.jpg

Photographer | Heather Durham
Art Director | Laura Buchanan
Model | Ashley Fisher of AMAX Talent
Stylist | Mary Beth Wetzel
Wardrobe Assistant | Allison Belcher
Hair & Make Up | Kerri Bunn
Photo Assistant | Andi Rice
Custom Backdrop | Telicia Lee

Crestline Home Gets Festive for the Holidays [Published Birmingham Magazine, December 2017 Issue]

Mountain Brook Home Holiday Decorating, Birmingham Magazine, Heather Durham PhotographyHDP-PROOF-BhamMagDec2017-11_-WEB.jpg

HDP-PROOF-BhamMagDec2017-5_-WEB.jpg

HDP-PROOF-BhamMagDec2017-69_-WEB.jpg

HDP-PROOF-BhamMagDec2017-129_-WEB.jpgHDP-PROOF-BhamMagDec2017-134_-WEB.jpgHDP-PROOF-BhamMagDec2017-143_-WEB.jpgMountain Brook Home Holiday Decorating, Birmingham Magazine, Heather Durham Photography

PHOTOGRAPHY | Heather Durham
FLORAL DESIGN | Lisa Smith, Thorne & Thistle
DAHLIAS | Stone Hollow Farmstead
TABLE SETTINGS| Robin Wilhelm, Tea and Old Roses
CAKE ARTIST | Amanda Hinton, A Joy Cakes
CALLIGRAPHY | Melissa Gullatte, Gracefully Made Art
INTERIOR DESIGN: Lisa Flake, Caldwell Flake Interior Design
ARCHITECT: Eric Dale
BUILDER: Paul Davis, Ruff Reams Building Co.

SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave

Festive and Fresh Holiday Decorating Inspiration [Published Birmingham Magazine, December 2017]

Entertaining for the holidays? Find some beautiful, fresh, colorful inspiration and tips to decorate your home in the current issue of Birmingham Magazine, on newsstands now.

HDP-BhamMagDec2017-11-2_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMagDec2017-77_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMagDec2017-143_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMagDec2017-69_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMagDec2017-129_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMagDec2017-197_-WEB.jpgHDP-BhamMagDec2017-219_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMagDec2017-203_-WEB.jpg

HDP-BhamMagDec2017-116_-WEB.jpg

Photography: Heather Durham | Floral Design: Thorne & Thistle | Vintage China and Flatware: Tea and Old Roses | Cake Artist: A. Joy Cakes & Co. | Paper & Calligraphy: Gracefully Made Art

Grand Belle Meade Estate Designed by the late Edwin A. Keeble [Published Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, October 2017]

Take a peek inside this 12,000 square foot grand Belle Meade estate featured in the November issue of Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. And, this is just the beginning. Stay tuned for a later post of the outdoor living spaces including the screened porch, gardens, pool and pool house, all designed for entertaining.HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-13_-WEB.jpg

HDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-109_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-123crop_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-142_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-145_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-137_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-139_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-128_-WEB.jpgHDP-NLOct2017-BrownBelleMeadeHome-150_-WEB.jpg

100 Year Old Belle Meade Beauty and Garden Retreat [Published in Nashville Lifestyles Magazine, August 2017]

It’s not every day that you get to see a 100 year old home in this pristine condition. I entered the long curved driveway and was greeted with a sprawling plush green lawn and a canopy of hardwoods framing my glimpse of this beautiful Belle Meade home. I got out of my car to take a few shots from the driveway and could hear music playing from the gardens…a nice soundtrack to my work day. This lovely home in its beloved Nashville neighborhood is full of history. If only the walls could talk…

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-6.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-9.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-18.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-37.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-57.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-59.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-117.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-85.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-92.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-64.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-76.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-72.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-81.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-92.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-113.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-99.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-121.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-125.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-126.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-152.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-134.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-137.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-140.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-145.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-147.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-158.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-164.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-162.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-165.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-166.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-167.jpgHDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-168.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-177.jpg

HDP-NLJuly2017AtHome-178.jpg

Published on the Cover of Atlanta Seasons Magazine – Summer 2017

This past April, I enjoyed shooting the Nashville Symphony Fashion show at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center for Gus Mayer Nashville. You can find that post here.  Thank you Atlanta Social Season Magazine for putting us on the cover of your current Summer 2017 issue.

19875478_10154805599430687_2756156859020928975_n.jpg

SaveSave