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A tartine is a classic French open-faced sandwich that is toasted and piled high with delectable toppings. Personally, tartines are one of my favorite weekday lunches and can be pulled together quickly with whatever seasonal produce you have in your refrigerator. In the late summer, I eat a tartine of roasted cherry tomatoes and chèvre with basil and garlic on repeat. On cold winter afternoons, I love to pile my tartine with roasted butternut squash, wild mushrooms, and Roquefort. But, on crisp autumn days when the sunshine is streaming in through my windows and the smoke is quietly puffing out […]


Pear and Brie Tartine with Pomegranate Seeds and Sage

The Perfect Autumn Road Trip to the Greenbrier Resort


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Holiday Gift Guides 2020 | The Guide for the Monsieur


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Villa di Geggiano Renaissance Bridal Portraits on Wedding Sparrow


We’ve already covered the perfect gifts for the Francophile and for the home, so without further aideu – I introduce to you the Molly Carr Gift Guide for Her. Whether shopping for the perfect hostess gift, for your spouse, or for yourself, this elegant gift guide pairs perfectly with a glass of champagne (in one of these beautiful etched coupes) and a playlist inspired by a candlelit French château. Happy shopping! Looking for more? Shop our Francophile Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide! 1. Chinoiserie Wallpaper | 2. Blush Holiday Cottage | 3. Buly Body Milk | 4. Wreath Pajamas | […]


Holiday Gift Guides 2020 | The Guide for the Madame

Rustic and beautiful, a galette is the perfect option for an elegant yet simple French meal. In the summertime, I fill mine with sweet Indiana corn, local green beans, and cherry tomatoes fresh from my garden. Of course, come September when the temperatures drop, a trip to the apple orchard is in order and an apple galette is the perfect way to showcase our bounty. But, on cold winter afternoons when the frost has covered our windows and our fire is roaring, this butternut squash galette is my absolute favorite ode to the season. INGREDIENTS (serves six) Pâte Brisée Dough […]


Butternut Squash and Wild Mushroom Galette with Chevre

Holiday Gift Guides 2020 | The Guide for the Refined Home


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Clarissa & Daniel’s Villa Cetinale Wedding on Style Me Pretty


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Rachael Ellen’s Paris Anniversary Session on Inspired by This


Persimmon are rich, tangy, sweet, and one of the most beautiful fruits of the autumn season. Last week, I harvested another heap of my fall arugula and knew I wanted to use it at the base for a salad the celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of fall. This persimmon pomegranate burrata salad recipe from Food & Wine served as my inspiration that I tweaked ever so slightly with the addition of pumpkin seeds. The perfect balance of flavors – this salad would make for a visually appealing Thanksgiving side to compliment the traditionally rich and carbohydrate-laden holiday spread. Also, […]


Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad with Burrata and Pumpkin Seeds

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After pursuing my degree in fashion, I began my career as a travel photographer, exploring the world one country at a time and telling the stories of the people, places, art, and ideas that moved me. But, it was when I photographed my first destination wedding that I truly found my life’s calling.

My work is luminous, poetic, elegant, and above all, intentional. It will be my deepest honor to guide you through the wedding planning process, to help you create unforgettable moments and experiences, and, ultimately, to craft images where time stands still.

I'm Molly - an international wedding photographer eternally devoted to capturing the beauty of your union. 

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Specializing in destination weddings, no location is too far-flung or remote. I can’t wait to hear more about your day!

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