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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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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas: Week 3 round-up

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For the past three weeks, our Countdown to Christmas campaign has been illuminating us with insightful looks into what the season means to different people. It’s just two days away until Christmas Day and we hope that you are as excited as we are!

Balsam Hill Countdown to Christmas

Read on for this week’s collection of festive memories and heartwarming family traditions from our blogger friends.
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Thomas Harman Visits Poland’s Finest Glass Ornament Workshops

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Balsam Hill’s passion for exquisite glass ornaments brought Thomas Harman, founder and CEO, to Poland where he felt privileged to be able to speak with glass blowing experts during his tour of several artisanal workshops. Seeing firsthand the amount of effort it takes to create each piece has given him newfound appreciation of how special these blown glass ornaments truly are. In this brief video, Thomas shares some highlights and his personal thoughts about his trip to Poland.

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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas: Week 2 Round-up

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Our Countdown to Christmas campaign is rolling along wonderfully since we launched it last December 1st. We’re counting down to the big day with our group of talented bloggers, highlighting fond Christmas memories and treasured holiday traditions along the way.

Balsam Hill Countdown to Christmas

For this week’s round up of bloggers, we feature some of their thoughts on what Christmas means to them, along with a small sampling of their beautiful Balsam Hill Advent calendar photos.
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Show your #BalsamHillLove: Christmas Tree Photo Contest

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One of our favorite ways of celebrating the season of love and giving is by giving away wonderful prizes. For the third consecutive year, we invite you to enter your picture-perfect Christmas tree in our Christmas tree photo contest for a chance to win one of two $300 Balsam Hill gift cards.

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How to Enter

Joining this contest is quick and easy. First, fill out the form on our Facebook contest app. Then, upload a photo of your decorated Christmas tree on Facebook or Instagram, and tell us what you like most about it. Don’t forget to include the hashtag #BalsamHillLove too!

Click here to read the full contest rules.

Contest Period

Submission of entries will be from Dec 14, 8:30 AM PST to Dec 28, 11:59 PM PST. The voting period begins on Dec 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM PST and ends Jan 4, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST

Prizes

Participants stand to win one of two $300 gift cards – one for the tree with the most number of votes, and the other for the most creatively decorated tree as judged by Balsam Hill.

Visit our official Facebook page for more details and updates.

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A Handmade Holiday with Cricut and Balsam Hill: Wrap-up

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It was almost a month ago when we launched A Handmade Holiday, our special design collaboration with Cricut and it’s been a thrill discovering the many ways of enhancing our holiday décor with a personal touch.

A Handmade Holiday with Cricut and Balsam Hill

In this post, we look back at the talented bloggers who opened their doors to share their beautiful creations.
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Brad Schmidt’s Red, White and Sparkle Christmas Tree

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Continuing with our designer decorating series, we take a look at acclaimed floral artist Brad Schmidt’s Red, White and Sparkle Christmas tree, a sophisticated creation that combines modern flair with whimsical design.

Brad Schmidt's Red White and Sparkle tree
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The 2015 Balsam Hill Christmas Gift Guide

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Christmas is known as the season of giving, but last-minute shopping can sometimes be stressful and tiring. Avoid the rush and crowds, and get gift-giving inspiration with our list of Christmas gift ideas.

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Balsam Hill’s Burlingame Showroom Launch: Blogger Participants

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In a recent post, we talked about the grand celebration held for the re-opening of Balsam Hill’s Burlingame showroom. It was an exclusive blogger event, with friends both old and new dropping by to join in the fun. The Balsam Hill family prepared a roster of exciting activities that included a raffle and the night’s main event, wreath decorating.

In this photo, you can see the area we set up for our friendly competition. Read on to learn more about some of the lovely ladies who made this special night all the more memorable with their enthusiasm and creativity.
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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas: Week 1 Round-up

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Just over a week ago, we announced the start of Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas, a special campaign featuring 23 talented bloggers who are helping us count down to the most anticipated day of the year.

Balsam Hill's Countdown to Christmas

Our brand ambassador, Dagmar Obert, kicked off the campaign on December 1 with her Balsam Hill advent calendar and personal insight on what “Christmas is” to her. Today, we feature our first round of bloggers and some of the beautiful images and thoughts that they shared on their respective sites. Read This Entry

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A Handmade Holiday: Lindsay of Artsy-Fartsy Mama

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Rounding out our series on the talented bloggers who participated in Cricut and Balsam Hill’s A Handmade Holiday is Lindsay of Artsy-Fartsy Mama.

Lindsay of Artsy-Fartsy Mama

Lindsay is the creative force behind Artsy-Fartsy Mama, which is home to posts about crafting, recipes, free printables, jewelry-making, and much more. A self-professed glitter enthusiast, she is also a graphic designer running her business, AFM Designs, where you can find embroidery patterns, invitations, and more of what Lindsay loves. This wife and mom can be found home schooling, reading, and working on various projects during her free time. Learn more about Lindsay and her personal decorating style in our exclusive Q&A.
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