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The Uptown Acorn · 13h ago

EGGceptional Easter Tour

I am honored to join such a great group of bloggers in the Easter Tablescape Tour. Thanks, Nancy for inviting me over.I love using the gold, gilded and speckled eggs in bowls and containers ...
The Uptown Acorn · 1d ago

What Makes Me Happy {Hyacinths for the Soul}

Welcome to my weekly series, "What Makes Me Happy!" I certainly have a treat for you today. Sarah of Hyacinths for the Soul is guest posting. Sarah is one of the sweetest blog friends. She h...
The Uptown Acorn · 2d ago

EGGceptional Mantle

The mantle is dressed for the Easter season. I enjoy using the two vintage trophy cups on each side of the mantle, so I created a small arrangement using salal leaves (my favorite aka lemon ...
The Uptown Acorn · 2d ago

Decorating for Easter {Egg-ceptional Ribbon}

I have never been a huge fan of Easter decorating due to the fact that I am not in love with pastels as they never have worked well in any of my homes. I search for Easter decor that I feel ...
The Uptown Acorn · 2d ago

Acorn Bowl {Vagabond House}

The acorn, the French symbol of prosperity, is a favorite symbol of mine; hence, Uptown Acorn is the name of this blog. I was given this acorn covered bowl by Vagabond House at Christmas, an...
The Uptown Acorn · 5d ago

Oyster Plate {Allison Evans}

I recently scored a beautiful ceramic oyster plate by Allison Evans from Hazelnut. I love buying oyster plates, vintage and new. They all work very well together.The oyster plate was scored ...
The Uptown Acorn · 6d ago

Anemones, Hydrangeas, and Peonies

I definitely prefer fresh flowers, but we all know they do not last for a very long time. I really like when I find realistic-looking silks. Though quality silks are more expensive, they do ...
The Uptown Acorn · 1w ago

#tbt {My Early Spring Yard: ATL-style}

This post first appeared on Uptown Acorn exactly 5 years ago today, March 23, 2012, so I thought it would be the perfect #tbt. Spring has certainly sprung here in NOLA.One of the things I mi...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

What Makes Me Happy {Cocktail Napkins}

Just this past weekend, J and I were relaxing on the Gulf Coast and visited some of my favorite shops. I can never resist the temptation addiction to pick up paper cocktail napkins. It does ...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Coastal Art {Jean McKee}

If you read Uptown Acorn regularly, you already know I love the quaint town of Ocean Springs, MS and Hillyer House located on Washington Avenue. I have been a fan of Jean McKee's coastal pai...