Sunday, October 25, 2009

Acorn Collection

I originally posted these pictures in March, but HECK...I wasn't even friends with some of you back in the day and wanted to show you my Acorn Collection! It IS fall after all! I feel like my house just comes alive during this time of year...and I become like a little kid excited for the upcoming holidays. The anticipation is WONDERFUL! These are my little place card holders I purchased at Nell Hill in Atchison, KS. What a wonderful store!

My fall table setting, with see right....acorn and leaf confetti!

My acorn pie crust attempt!

My red transfer ware plates, with you guessed it...ACORNS on the rim of the plate!

Acorn cakelet pan from William Sonoma. So cool! Made them last fall and use edible gold dust to brush the tops. Everyone loved them!

My Acorn teapot set that my sweet co-worker bought for me. He said it had my name written all over it!

A little bit of my random acorn collection...ceramic, wood, felt, wrought iron...I'll take them in way, shape or form!

My Acorn plaque that sits on our mantel

My Acorn wreath that is up YEAR ROUND....a gift from my sister :)


Sharon said...

Love your acorn pie crust .... I have a blue and white plate with the same acorn edge. Thanks for the repeat ... I'm a new friend and missed it the first time.

Elizabeth said...

Aww thanks for sharing those pictures...such cute acorn variations :) I love oak leaf and acorn motifs on things too!

Joy said...

what a great collection, and love that frame.

Cathy Cobblestone said...

Love all your beautiful acorns - such a fun thing to collect! Happy Fall

Hattie said...

Hi, Nancy,
I enjoyed this acorn post very much. I'm an acorn person, also. Just love 'em!
Thanks for sharing. I always look forward to your blog.
Hattie In Tennessee

Suz said...

I saw the coolest acorn weather vane in Galena this past weekend...thought of you

Michelle said...

You've got a great collection.. thanks for sharing.


Alice said...

Thanks for sharing this again since I wasn't around the first time. I just love acorns but never thought of a collection (my hubby would pass out if I began yet another collection). There is a huge oak tree just outside our post office. I make a point to park under it so I can crunch the acorns both on the way in and out. Yep, just like a kid.

I so want to get to Nell Hills--I've been trying to get there for about five years now but can't seem to find the time.

Have a lovely day!

Gary and Elizabeth~ said...

Hi Nancy,
I saw your acorn tea pot, Oh yes I did!. If I ever come to visit, I will be carrying my very large purse. LOL
You have such a great collection of acorns. The fabric acorn is really special.
This was a fun post to see.
Take care and enjoy your day,

Cass @ That Old House said...

LOVE the acorn theme! I love acorns, too -- they look as if they are wearing the most darling little hats.

I love the quirkiness of your collection. And did you really make all those little pie crust acorns around the border of that pie? Holy smokes.

Is there a 12 step program for Acorn addicts? Only kidding -- it's charming!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

I love acorns and I wear a silver one on a silver chain around my neck. An acorn was the last gift my husband gave to me before he died.
Everything looks beautiful..and you have some really wonderful ones! Just beautiful!!

Valerie said...

CUTE!!! Love your acorn collection; especially that transfer ware plate!

Anonymous said...

Love all your beautiful acorns...Don't you just love Nell's Hills...thanks for sharing...pat h

The Cottage Girl said...

Hmmm, I have never seen an acorn collection but just love yours! I like the way you have decorated your blog for Halloween, so will it change for Thanksgiving? I will be checking back!

Jeanneoli said...

Love your collection...and I love the acorn pie crust. And to answer your question...yes, I did buy the bedding...and no I have not shown photos yet:-)

Anonymous said...

New to your blog -- I stopped in my tracks when I read Acorn -- I love them- I use to have scrub-oak all over at my last home. Every fall I'd gather a few bags and make things with them and also painted a acorn border leaf -- it looked so real friends could not help but want to touch.. Kristeen from northern Utah -- -- I'll be back again

Amy Sutter said...

your collections are so lovely and unique! Our new home is surrounded by lovely oak trees with pleanty of acorns to go around :-) But man, it hurts when one hits yah falling from the tree,lol! ouch :-)
the pie looks delish too!
warmest blessing
Amy Sutter

Beverly said...

Nancy, love all your acorns and since this is my first time here, I hadn't seen them before. I love acorns too and use a lot during fall to decorate, but looks like yours last year round.
Your love story about your life and engagement to Dan the Man is so touching. I love sappy stories.
Now that I have found back soon

Stacey said...

I love your acorn theme. It's unique and sweet. We have a yard full of oak you?

Tracey said...

Sheesh, I'm late getting over here! Well I sure am glad you reposted it because I'm one of those that didn't know you back in March! Your acorn collection is truly wonderful...especially because it's obvious how much joy it brings you!!!

:) T

Janean said...

acorn-a-copia of delights! i'm off to check out my transferware to see if acorns are on the border...just never noticed. hummmmmm. enjoy your blog!!!

Phyllis AROUND THE HOUSE said...

I can't believe I found this wonderful blog, my favorite thing is acorns, in ca. don't see alot, have to really look for them, the cake pan is the most wonderful, have not seen that, thanks for the wonderful visit I had. I am a new follower and I will return, come for a visit

education jobs said...

Oh I love those Acorn teapot set. It is so beautiful and unique. It would be a great display in my house. Great post!!!