Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

How to Transition your Home from Spring to Summer

Summer is all about spending time outdoors—enjoying the sights and smells, and taking advantage of the laidback season. As spring gives way to warmer days, spruce up your home with these summer decorating tips to extend and expand your living spaces.

Plant Annuals

Annuals like petunias and marigolds add life to any space with their vibrant colors. This year, I plan to decorate with plants and flowers that coordinate with my new pillows and cushions.

Take note of the light requirements of your plantings. If the planters have no access to direct sunlight, opt for impatiens or other plants that can flourish in full shade. Choose full-sun plantings for containers that are exposed to the sun for 4 to 6 hours.

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Product Spotlight: Balsam Hill’s StormGuard™ Mats

Entrance areas to your home accommodate high foot traffic every day. To help you maintain a neat and tidy home, equip your entryways with a quality doormat that will keep water and outdoor residue at bay.

StormGuard™ Mat Features

Balsam Hill’s StormGuard™ Door Mat is made of premium synthetic fiber material that allows it to resist mold, rot, and mildew. It holds off the effects of harsh weather conditions, such as intense sunlight, keeping it in good working condition no matter the season. Its ribbed design makes it even more durable to heavy foot traffic, promising years of continued use.

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Memorial Day Décor Ideas

Our country and the people that fight for it are things that we proudly celebrate. Brilliant shades of red, white, and blue add a festive touch to any patriotic celebration. Memorial Day is the perfect time to support and honor those who have made a sacrifice for our country. Show your American spirit in style with these creative and simple patriotic decorating ideas from Balsam Hill.

Decorate your Front Door

Welcome guests into your home with a stunning American-themed porch and front door display. Spruce up a traditional green wreath with small American flags, flowers, ribbons, and accents in patriotic hues for a charming Memorial Day wreath.

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Decorating for Spring: Mother’s Day Wrap Up

First of all, I want to take this opportunity to thank our friends from the blogging community who helped make our Mother’s Day campaign a success by imparting great memories of their moms. Our dear bloggers also shared how they decorated their lovely homes for Mother’s Day with Balsam Hill products. I know their mothers will truly appreciate what they shared in their interviews, and how they made their homes even lovelier for such a special day. I was so delighted with how they brightened up their homes, that I couldn’t help but share my own project as well.

When Balsam Hill interviewed my daughters about having me as their mother, I initially felt scared, but then eventually realized it was all worth it; reading the post really made me smile. I was so touched by how my daughters, Anna, Abigail, and Alysa thought of me as a mother.

Spring Decorating for Mother’s Day

Balsam Hill asked my daughters to pick an artificial Balsam Hill floral arrangement that they thought would go best in my home, and this is what they picked:

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