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Designer Spotlight: Jeff Andrews of Jeff Andrews Design

Jeff Andrews of www.jeffandrews-design.com Known for creating sophisticated homes for families and celebrities alike, Jeff Andrews is not afraid to push creative boundaries while aligning with his clients’ needs. He sees to it to make his design aesthetic and his client’s ideas and needs work together for a harmonious outcome. Aside from making a space look beautiful, the sought-after interior designer never forgets to give it a feel of what a home should be – a place to rest and enjoy with your loved ones.

Jeff is always full of ideas, adding a fresh twist to classic design through an innovative way of seeing things. With a clientele that includes the likes of Ryan Seacrest and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Jeff and his team aim not only to meet design goals, but also to exceed expectations through careful planning according to what fits within the client’s lifestyles, needs and dreams.

Jeff Andrews has chosen to use Balsam Hill products in a few of his projects in the past. He was kind enough to do an interview with us— find out more about his design background, creative process and his thoughts on Balsam Hill’s premiere products! Below is the transcript of our conversation with the renowned designer.  Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Designer Spotlight: Nicole of So Haute

Nicole of So Haute

Eclectic, sophisticated, and with a modern edge—those are but a few ways in which to describe Nicole’s distinctive design sensibility. Her lifelong passion for design and decorating has borne fruit in the form of the Nicole Gibbons Studio, LLC, her very own design firm, which specializes in high-style interiors that emphasize bold design and fresh ideas. Nicole is an interior designer, tastemaker, blogger, and on-air personality, best known as the designer who helps transform families’ living spaces on the Emmy-nominated TV show Home Made Simple, which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Nicole has been featured on several top design and lifestyle outlets including HGTV, TLC, InStyle, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Apartment Therapy, Lonny, The Nest, and Elle Décor, and is an online contributor for Domino magazine. She has also collaborated on special projects with top home & lifestyle brands including Target, One Kings Lane, and Pier 1 Imports.

With the goal of sharing her design inspiration and being an authoritative guide to stylish living for décor-obsessed readers around the globe, Nicole created her blog So Haute, which covers topics ranging from inspirational interiors, decorating advice and trend reports on the latest design news, entertaining tips, and shopping resources. The goal of So Haute is to help her readers create a home they will love—and do it in style. Nicole’s fun, personable approach to decorating makes her, and So Haute, worth watching out for in the design and decorating world. Read This Entry

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Creating a Nature-Inspired Home for Christmas

Balsam Hill™ is known for the stunning lifelike quality of its Christmas trees, which faithfully depict the breathtaking evergreens in the mountains. Always inspired by the beauty of nature, our designers are committed to create realistic foliage products and quality Christmas ornaments to help you make your home an extension of the gorgeous outdoors.

In this edition, we feature the homes of some of our favorite bloggers to find out how they used Balsam Hill items to create a nature-inspired holiday home. Here are my thoughts about their exquisite creations.

White Buffalo Styling

BH Fraser Fir™ Meadow Wreath from Balsam Hill

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

The Balsam Hill Traveler: Norway

Deep within the valleys and fjords of Northern Europe lies one of the world’s most captivating winter paradises: the magnificent kingdom of Norway. Throughout the centuries, this affluent Scandinavian country has been the center of rich traditions and luxurious holiday celebrations. It is also the home for some of the best live Christmas trees in history.

Norway Fjord

In this fourth edition of our Balsam Hill yuletide trees special, your friendly neighborhood traveler visits the beautiful and majestic country of Norway. Take a stroll through the famous Norwegian landscape and marvel at its natural wonders. Find out what makes this great Nordic realm a fine inspiration for our signature Christmas tree designs.

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