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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 Australia’s Yulefest: A Joyous Midyear Celebration

Christmas is one of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and is observed in many different ways around the world. In Australia, Yulefest is celebrated midyear during the cold months, in addition to the usual December festivities. It’s perfect for spending time with family and friends, enjoying good food and creating happy memories to last for seasons to come.

Heritage Spice Wreath cleverly displayed on a white chair

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Take a peek at how two of our lovely friends spread Yulefest cheer by sprucing up their gatherings in elegant “Christmas in July” style. Read This Entry

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A Charitable Christmas in July: Sara of Sincerely, Sara D and Second Harvest

Balsam Hill is holding its charitable Christmas in July campaign during mid-year festivities. We’ve partnered up with bloggers and their chosen philanthropic organizations to help spread happiness through your likes, comments, and shares.

Boxes of food are being packed for redistribution for the food bank’s beneficiaries

One of our blogger partners is home décor blogger Sara Davis of Sincerely, Sara D. Her blog is a collection of DIY tutorials and tips that inspire homeowners to create beautiful spaces at little cost and effort. Sara teaches classes and gives consultations on home decorating, guided by the aim to empower and encourage everyone to be creative. Read on to find out more about Sara and the organization she has partnered with, the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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A Charitable Christmas in July: Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana

You can help raise funds for a number of charitable causes this year by simply liking, commenting or sharing on Balsam Hill’s Facebook page. From July 1 to 31, we will be publishing posts for which a like is worth $0.50, while a comment or a share is worth $1. On July 31, we will publish a special post where you can comment with the name of your chosen charity to contribute $1 to the cause involved.

Volunteers help repack recaptured food that will be distributed by the food bank to the hungry (Photo courtesy of Sincerely, Sarah D)

Joining A Charitable Christmas in July is the Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana. Read on to get to know this charity through a brief Q&A:

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A Charitable Christmas in July: The Alzheimer’s Association

We’re raising funds for various charitable causes this year, and we’re inviting you to donate by liking, commenting or sharing on our social media profiles. From July 1 to 31, we’ll be publishing posts on our social media platforms. A like is worth $0.50, while a comment or a share is worth $1. On July 31, we’ll publish a special post where you can comment with the name of your chosen charity to contribute $1 to the cause involved.

One of our partner charities this year is the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Idaho. Read on and get to know the organization through this interview:

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Comment, Like and Share for a Charitable Christmas in July

As we celebrate midyear festivities, we should also remember to share our blessings with those in need. Balsam Hill is hosting its annual Christmas in July campaign to raise funds for various charitable causes.

Donating is easy: all you need to do is like, comment, and share. From July 1 to 31, we’ll be publishing posts on our Facebook page, and invite you to engage with them to raise funds for our four charity partners. A like is worth $0.50, while a comment or a share is worth $1. On July 31, we will publish a special post where you can comment with the name of your chosen charity to contribute $1 to the cause involved.

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Balsam Hill’s Entryways of Summer: A Wrap-up of the Season’s Welcome

As the seasons changed, we had seven talented blogger friends greet summer with beautifully decorated homes in our Entryways of Summer blog hop. Featuring Balsam Hill’s florals, topiaries and home accessories, this tour was brimming with creative ideas and inspiration on how to decorate our surroundings for the season.

Cheery and realistic topiaries added vibrant color to this entryway

Read on and find out how summer made a lovely entrance in the homes of our talented blogger partners.

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Entryways of Summer: Greeting a New Season with Balsam Hill

As spring turns into summer, the sun shines brighter and warmer. School is out and the children are home, which means more time to make memories together as a family. As the vibrant new season begins, join us in Entryways of Summer, a blog tour running from June 26 to 30 and featuring seven guest bloggers ready to welcome the sun.

Balsam Hill's Entryways of Summer
With a focus on bright exteriors of the home — entryways, foyers, porches and patios—our blogger friends will be decorating with beautiful florals, topiaries, and elegant décor from Balsam Hill. We hope our talented guest bloggers will inspire you to infuse the brilliance of summer into your home. Read This Entry

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6 Ways to Decorate Shelves Around Your Home

Shelves are more than just storage areas. They can be decorative spaces that are perfect for showcasing your favorite things. In this article, Balsam Hill offers useful decorating tips to help you make the most out of your open shelving.

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What objects would display well on your shelf? How should you arrange them? Find out as we discuss the answers below and feature shelves styled beautifully by our blogger partners.

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Real vs. Faux: Balsam Hill’s Guide to Artificial Florals

Flowers are a perfect way to bring a natural pop of color into your decorating. Our collection of stunningly realistic artificial florals allows you to bring the beauty of springtime into your home, regardless of the season. 

Balsam Hill's Artificial Flowers vs Real Flowers

In this infographic, we explain the many benefits of using faux flowers instead of real blooms in your decorating. Read on to learn more. Read This Entry