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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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How to String Christmas Lights on Your Tree

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Beautiful Christmas lights wrapped around a decorated tree are guaranteed to make your home look and feel festive. If you’re new at stringing lights, here are some basic tips to follow:

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Product Backstory: Crab Pot Trees

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If you are looking for an innovative alternative to traditional holiday decorations, Crab Pot Trees may be the answer. Today, we take an in-depth look at this modern twist on the classic Christmas tree.

Crab Pot Tree from Balsam Hill

Crab Pot Tree from Balsam Hill

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The Difference Between PVC and PE Christmas Trees

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While artificial Christmas trees may seem similar from afar, a closer look will show substantial difference in terms of material, fabrication, and durability. There are two types of artificial Christmas trees: the standard PVC and the ultra-realistic PE.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

When artificial Christmas trees were first introduced, needles were made of PVC. This material is hard-pressed into thin pieces, then cut into fine, rectangular needle-like strips. The strands are then twisted between two strings of wire to outline the tree branches. Read This Entry

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Top 5 Most Realistic Christmas Trees

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Here at Balsam Hill, we take pride in our commitment to creating the most realistic artificial Christmas trees. Our trees are highly regarded for their beauty and exceptional realism, and we’re constantly finding ways to make our products even better.

Through thoughtful design and our True Needle™ technology, we are able to replicate nature’s finest foliage—from the color and texture of the needle tips, to the structure and shape of the tree. Here are five of the most realistic Christmas trees crafted by Balsam Hill.

BH Balsam Fir™

BH Balsam Fir by Balsam Hill

BH Balsam Fir™ by Balsam Hill

One of Balsam Hill’s best-selling trees, the BH Balsam Fir received high marks from Good Housekeeping Magazine for its color and natural-looking branches, emerging as the “Best Overall” of all the trees tested. Crafted with an abundance of True Needle foliage, our tree mimics the teardrop shape, distinct needles, and lush tips of Abies balsamea in amazing detail. Read This Entry