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10 Essential Tools to Keep your Home Organized

More than simply tidying up, spring cleaning should be mostly about making your living spaces more conducive to organizing. Here are some tools to help keep your home neat and orderly throughout the year.

Kitchen

Vertical cabinet dividers

The kitchen is the heart of the home and keeping it organized helps make cooking and entertaining easier. However, lack of storage space often makes kitchen work more challenging. Use vertical partitions, such as tray dividers and spring tension rods, to maximize existing storage space. With this method, even narrow spaces can be utilized for stowing away serving trays, pans, and cutting boards. Read This Entry

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Product History Series: Pendleton Wool Blanket

Part of Balsam Hill’s commitment is to provide customers with the finest quality Christmas and home decor products on the market. From wreaths and Christmas trees, to decorative pillows and wine glasses, our selection of products has evolved and continues to grow each year. In this series, we will look into the origin of some of our premium items, and find out what makes them special.

The Pendleton Wool Blanket

Pendleton Wool Blanket from Balsam Hill

Pendleton Wool Blanket from Balsam Hill

The Pendleton Blanket was launched in the fall of 2014 as part of our first wave of home product offerings. Made of sustainable materials, the Pendleton Eco-Wise Wool™ Blankets were crafted using a Cradle to Cradle manufacturing approach, in which efficient and waste-free systems were utilized. What we love about this eco-friendly blanket is that it was designed to become softer with every wash, without losing its vibrant color, keeping it looking new for many years to come. Read This Entry

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

How to Decorate for an Easter Brunch

Easter is a celebration of life and rebirth. Many use this time of year to celebrate this new life and the promise and hope of renewal. Often after a church service, you can honor this significant time of the year by hosting an Easter brunch for family and friends. Here are some wonderful ideas to inspire your event decorations.

Front Door and Entryway

The entrance to your home should signal immediately that a different time is upon us. Start by adorning your porch or front entry with wreaths or signage on the front door. Use topiaries that can last throughout the summer on either side of your door, almost like soldiers standing guard. You can even use garden statues or other animal embellishments like rabbits, lambs, or chicks to indicate that spring’s signs of new life are here.

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5 Quick Spring Cleaning Tips

It’s important to update your home’s look to keep it fresh. But before changing and adding more décor, you have to make more space first by getting rid of clutter. Here are five tips and tricks on how to clean and organize your home faster and smarter, so you can get on your spring decorating as soon as the warmer season arrives.

Quick Spring Cleaning Tips by Balsam Hill

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