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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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Pre-lit Artificial Christmas Trees: The Difference between Incandescent and LED Lights

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Choosing the right pre-lit artificial Christmas tree can be overwhelming with all the lighting options currently available. The two basic light types are incandescent and LED. While both share the common purpose of adding a beautiful glow to your holiday display, there are several factors to consider before deciding which light option is best for you.

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How to Make an Artificial Christmas Tree Smell Real

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Every year, more and more families choose artificial Christmas trees over live ones to celebrate the holidays. Artificial trees offer a lot of advantages, such as minimizing fire hazards and eliminating the need to sweep fallen leaves and needles. For our customers who love the smell of real trees, we list down several ways of infusing the familiar scent of live evergreens into your Balsam Hill Christmas tree.

Balsam Hill's Scentsicles

Balsam Hill’s Scentsicles

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Countdown to Christmas Round-up: Week 2 – Entryways

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Week 2 of Countdown to Christmas features four of our blogger friends who spruced up their home entryways for the holidays. Let’s take a look at how they used Balsam Hill décor to create warm and welcoming areas for guests and loved ones.

Countdown to Christmas

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Balsam Hill Spreads Christmas Cheer: Insider Showcase with Brad & Courtney

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How would you decorate a holiday wreath? The bloggers who were at Balsam Hill’s Insider Showcase would answer: among friends and family, in the midst of delicious food and wine, and surrounded by beautiful Christmas décor.

Brad and Courtney, the hosts of our event

Brad and Courtney, the hosts of our event

Now on its third year, our Balsam Hill Tree Lot once again welcomed blogger friends who were treated to a night of decorating. Last November 17, our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage, hosted the event alongside acclaimed floral designer, Brad Schmidt. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Spreads Christmas Cheer: Good Day Sacramento

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Each year, Balsam Hill spreads the Christmas spirit and inspires people to create beautiful Yuletide displays. Last November 20, we visited the cast and crew of Good Day Sacramento and decorated their set on the day of the live telecast.

Balsam Hill Visits Good Day Sacramento

Kristen Gasior, our EVP for Online Marketing gave a brief background on our products while our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage, shared her decorating tips and encouraged viewers to get creative with their designs. Read This Entry

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A Meaningful Christmas with Balsam Hill

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Beyond realistic trees and beautiful holiday decorations, Balsam Hill aims to make the Yuletide season more meaningful by bringing Christmas cheer to those in need. This year, we are happy to partner with three charity organizations, namely Point Hope, World Vision, and Operation Smile.

A feature on each will be published on our social media channels, where every like, share, or comment merits a $0.50 donation to that non-profit organization. This begins today, December 5, and will run until Christmas Day, December 25. Read on to know more about these worthwhile charities.

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Countdown to Christmas Round-up: Week 1 – Fireplace & Mantel Decorating

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This year, we celebrate our annual Countdown to Christmas, where 13 of our favorite bloggers showcase their decorated spaces with different Balsam Hill décor and trim. The first week has recently concluded, and we couldn’t be more inspired with how our three friends designed their fireplaces and mantels.

2nd annual Countdown to Christmas

In case you missed it, here is a quick round-up of last week’s posts: Read This Entry

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Christmas Memories Expressed: A Balsam Hill Giveaway

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Balsam Hill celebrates its 2nd annual Countdown to Christmas, where 13 of our blogger friends share their favorite Christmas memory along with their decorated homes this season.

2nd annual Countdown to Christmas

We’re kicking things off with a special giveaway, where you can share your own holiday story and get a chance to win a $150 shopping spree. Read on to find out how you can become one of the 12 lucky winners! Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas

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Countdown to Christmas Blog Hop

At the heart of Christmas decorating is the yearning to capture the spirit of the season in our homes. When you brighten up a corner with warm lights or hang a beautiful wreath on a door, you breathe meaning and life into ordinary spaces and make them more special for the holidays.

For the next four weeks, Balsam Hill invites you to follow the 2nd annual Countdown to Christmas blog hop as we showcase the personal decorating designs of our blogger friends. This year, we asked them to spruce up a specific area of their home with a special selection of Balsam Hill décor and to share the one Christmas memory that they treasure most. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill’s Black Friday Sale

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Balsam Hill offers discounts and deals on our artificial Christmas trees, ornaments, and accessories this Black Friday. Today, we present a selection of premium décor that are perfect for use in your holiday home or as a thoughtful Christmas gift for a loved one.

Sugarlands Spruce Christmas Tree

Photo courtesy of Amy of The Idea Room

Photo courtesy of Amy of The Idea Room

Inspired by the thriving evergreens of the Tennessee mountains, our Sugarland Spruce Tree brings a touch of Southern splendor to the holidays. Made entirely with our signature True Needle™ foliage, this highly realistic Christmas tree is designed with an extra-wide shape for showcasing your collection of cherished ornaments. Read This Entry