Category Archives: Holiday Decorating Ideas

Your guide to creating the most spectacular holiday displays with the use of Balsam Hill artificial Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, and home decor products

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5 Tree Shapes and How to Display Them

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Every family looks for that ideal holiday centerpiece to take home and decorate. Christmas trees come in many shapes and sizes, and there’s sure to be one that will match what you want.

Families look forward to decorating their Christmas trees (Photo courtesy of The Mama Notes)

Families look forward to decorating their Christmas trees | Photo courtesy of The Mama Notes

The right choice often begins with knowing the correct tree shape for your home. The tree’s shape, which also called its profile, is the triangular outline of the tree that tells how narrow or wide it is. This is important when you consider how a narrow hallway or small room can get crowded when a full-bodied tree is placed in it. To avoid these less-than-perfect décor choices, we’ve put together a helpful guide on the different artificial Christmas tree shapes and where it’s best to place them. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Spreads Christmas Cheer: Country Music Awards

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As the Yuletide season drew to a close last year, Balsam Hill spread the Christmas spirit to another well-loved event. Last November 2, 2016, our majestic trees graced the stage of the much-anticipated, Country Music Awards.

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Countdown to Christmas: Wrap-up and Announcement of Winners

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The most wonderful time of the year is here, as Balsam Hill’s month-long Countdown to Christmas comes to a close. Thank you to all our friends who invited us into their homes and showcased gorgeous designs fit for the holidays. Let’s look back at the weekly themes that inspired our bloggers this season.

Week 1: Fireplace and Mantel

L to R: Kellie, Jennifer, and Cami's mantel decorations

L to R: Kellie, Jennifer, and Cami’s mantel decorations

Kellie, Jennifer, and Cami, all did an outstanding job at decorating their fireplace and mantels with our Frosted Evergreen Foliage. They created cohesive and stylish displays with elegant silver and light-colored accents for a delicate touch. For more information about the products they used, check out our Countdown to Christmas’ 1st week round-up. Read This Entry

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Countdown to Christmas Round-up: Week 4 – Exteriors

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At the homestretch of the countdown, we focused on how you can decorate your exteriors for the holidays. This week, two of our blogger friends did a wonderful job with making their outdoor spaces more inviting for their guests and loved ones.

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Countdown to Christmas Round-up: Week 3 – Tables

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The third week of Countdown to Christmas features different ways of tabletop decorating for the holidays. Three of our blogger friends invited us into their homes and showed us how they transformed ordinary flat surfaces into festive displays using various Balsam Hill décor.

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Balsam Hill’s Holiday Essentials: The Tree Skirt

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A tree skirt is a piece of cloth underneath a decorated Christmas tree, which is often bright-colored, and sometimes embroidered with intricate designs. Its origin is closely tied to the tradition of bringing home an evergreen fir during holiday celebrations.

Balsam Hill’s Lodge Faux Fur Tree Skirt (Photo courtesy of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia)

Balsam Hill’s Lodge Faux Fur Tree Skirt (Photo courtesy of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia)

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Balsam Hill Australia: Blogger Product Reviews

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In the season where gift-giving is abundant, we know how sharing Christmas cheer brings a very special feeling to those who receive it. This year, Balsam Hill Australia reached out to six talented bloggers and sent them each a holiday piece. Read on to see how they decorated their homes and find out what they thought about their new pre-lit wreaths and trees.

Tanya of Stamping T!

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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.

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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.

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