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Balsam Hill’s Holiday Housewalk: A Wrap-Up

Our 5-day special Holiday Housewalk has come to an end and it has been a joyous experience for all of us here at Balsam Hill. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all our talented blogger friends who welcomed us into their charming homes, all decked out for the season. Join us as we continue to inspire beautiful ideas as we look back on their elegant and festive spaces.

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Courtney of French Country Cottage

  • Christmas Wreath and Garland

Our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage, started the home tour as she adorned her greenhouse with vintage-themed embellishments. She decorated the front door with a fresh garland and wreath. Inside the greenhouse, Courtney kept things sweet and simple, from the muted tones of the tree ornaments and ivory knit stockings, to the white LED wax candles, and exquisite hand-carved German Pyramid Nativity.

Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies

  • White Berry Cypress Wreath and Garland

Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies welcomed us to her Dutch colonial home in a New England coastal town. She maintained the simplicity of the design by adorning her entryway with our White Berry Cypress Wreath and Garland. Inside the house, she placed a pot of lovely faux white tulips to grace their sitting area by the fireplace. Danielle continued the classic style by decorating her mantel with the Red Berry Frosted Fraser Fir wreath and garland. She then spruced-up her Christmas tree with lovely French Country ornaments and decked out her dining room with our Magnolia wreath and garland to complete her gorgeous presentation.


Amy of The Idea Room

  • Red Spruce Woodland Charm Wreath, Chunky Knit Stocking in Ivory, Rustic Oak Faux Bois Candle Holders, Pushwick LED Flameless Pillar Candles

Amy of The Idea Room welcomed us into her cozy home. She adorned the mantel in their master bedroom with the Red Spruce Woodland Charm wreath, LED flameless pillar candles, and ivory knit stockings. Amy also decorated a corner in their family room with our vintage decorative sled that she accented with a bit of greenery. The addition of the lovely Aurora Pine Foliage with Urn Planter in the dining room area completed her elegant design.

Sarah of Room for Tuesday

  • Vermont White Spruce Wreath

Another charming and beautiful home was decorated by Sarah’s of Room for Tuesday. She kept the look simple and chose to decorate her house with warm seasonal accents and nature-inspired hues. Sarah started with a Vermont White Spruce wreath in her doorway and kept the theme going inside. She combined the same wreath and matching garland with the soft glow of LED flameless pillar candles on natural looking candle holders to add warm and charm to her living room.


Heidi of Honeybear Lane

  • Berkshire Mountain Fir Wreath and Garland, Holiday Hill Decorative Sled

Heidi of Honeybear Lane was delighted to show us her enchanting home. She decorated her doorway with the Berkshire Mountain Fir wreath and garland. The living room was embellished with the Frosted Fraser Fir wreath and garland, and knit stockings. Moving into the dining room, she created a glamorous tablescape with LED flameless pillar candles and faux bois candle holders.

Deb of Seeking Lavender Lane

  • Aurora Pine Foliage in Urn Planter, Statford Spruce Wreath

Deb of Seeking Lavender Lane shared her decorating style with us. She kept her elegant home simple with subdued and neutral tones. Beginning with her porch, Deb decorated it with the Aurora Pine Foliage in a beautiful urn planter and the Stratford Spruce wreath. In the living room, two adorable polar bears watched over the presents underneath her Christmas tree. Deb also decorated their TV console with a gorgeous White Berry Cypress garland and fairy light ornaments to complete the look.


Taryn of Taryn Whiteaker

  • Holiday Hill Decorative Sled, Rustic Oak Faux Bois Candle Holders, Pushwick LED Flameless Pillar Candles

Taryn of Taryn Whiteaker went for neutral hues as she decorated her home with lush greenery, winter white, and minimal touches of black. A vintage decorative sled, ivory knit stockings, and fairy light ornaments adorned her mantel. She completed the elegant ambience with LED flameless pillar candles within beautiful iron Snowflake Luminaries on her coffee table.

Jamie of Anderson + Grant

  • Aurora Pine Foliage with Urn Planter

Jamie of Anderson + Grant gave us a tour of her magnificent home as she decorated her front porch with a rustic-looking wooden sled, combined with the Aurora Pine Foliage in an urn planter. Inside the house, she embellished the back of her dining chairs with chunky knit stockings. She also adorned the top of the piano with rustic Yuletide décor, which beautifully complemented the red LED wax candles.


Jen of The Chronicles of Home

  • White Berry Cypress Wreath, Aurora Pine Foliage with Urn Planter

Jen of The Chronicles of Home was delighted to share how she spruced up her entryway and living room. She decorated both sides of the doorway with the pre-lit Aurora Pine Foliage Planter, and adorned the front door with the White Berry Cypress wreath. Inside, she adorned the staircase with a pair of pre-lit White Berry Cypress garlands, adding a touch of warmth and festive cheer.

Jen of City Farmhouse

  • Stratford Spruce Garland, Aurora Pine Foliage with Urn Planter

Our final blogger, Jen of City Farmhouse, gave us a glimpse of her woodland-inspired home. Staying true to her theme, she placed the Stratford Spruce garland around the door’s frame and anchored it with the Aurora Pine planter. She completed the design with a pine cone wreath with red scarf ties that complemented the planter’s rustic element. On her front porch, Jen placed a pair of adorable Christmas Polar Bears and lined her coffee table with LED pillar candles that provided a soothing warm glow.

Thank you once again to everyone who participated in this year’s Holiday Housewalk. We hope that their elegant and charming designs inspired you to put a unique spin on your own Christmas decorations. Wishing you all happiness and cheer as we celebrate this wonderful season.

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On the Balsam Hill blog, we hope to provide our readers with inspirational decorating ideas the entire family will love. Beautifully appoint your home for every holiday with our decorating tips and tricks.

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