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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Balsam Hill Australia: Blogger Product Reviews

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

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.

Balsam Hill Parade of Christmas Trees

To illustrate the difference between these two light types, we recently hosted The Parade of Christmas Trees, a very special blog hop with four of our blogger friends. We sent each of them two identical Christmas trees, each pre-lit with either incandescent or LED lights. We asked our bloggers to set up their Balsam Hill tree and share their thoughts on each light type. Read This Entry

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How to Make an Artificial Christmas Tree Smell Real

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.

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Balsam Hill’s Scentsicles

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 Spreads Christmas Cheer: Insider Showcase with Brad & Courtney

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

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

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 the fireplace and mantel decorating ideas from our three friends.

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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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas

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.

Countdown to Christmas Blog Hop

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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Happy Thanksgiving from Balsam Hill

Thanksgiving is that time of the year to reflect on things that we are grateful for. Here at Balsam Hill, we are thankful for a decade of continued support from our customers – for being with us as we celebrate milestones in our service of making holidays more special.

Romantic Tablescape by Courtney

Our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage, shares some of her tips in putting together beautiful thanksgiving tablescapes, befitting the occasion to help you create wonderful memories.

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