Category Archives: Inspiring Home Decor Ideas

A collection of decorating ideas that give your home that signature Balsam Hill elegance

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Ask Balsam Hill with Dagmar Obert: How to Decorate your Christmas Tree

Dear Dagmar,

Can you give me advice on how I can best decorate my Christmas tree? What factors should I consider when choosing ornaments and decorating it?



Hi Bernie,

There are many things to be considered when selecting and decorating your Christmas tree with ornaments. However, the three most important factors are: the color of your tree’s foliage, the size and shape of the ornaments and the style you want to achieve.

Foliage Color

The tree serves as your backdrop or canvas where you can create art using your ornaments. You need to determine the color of the foliage to find out how you can enhance or bring out the natural beauty of the tree using complementary decorations.

Some foliage hues don’t work with certain colors. For example, cool and deep blue-green foliage decorated with tomato red ornaments won’t look as stunning as when it is embellished with deep ruby or berry red trimmings. Trees with a warmer green or yellowish foliage, on the other hand, look more stunning with bright red and white ornaments that look as crisp as the snow outdoors. You don’t have to be a color guru or specialist to find out what tree decorations look easy on the eyes or draw attention to the tree’s needles.

To know more about how to pair your Christmas ornaments with any type of artificial tree foliage, check out the video below:
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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

My Balsam Hill Home: A Rustic Holiday Celebration

The peaceful countryside and the simplicity of life in earlier times have been a wonderful inspiration in home design. Rustic homes evoke natural warmth that lends a welcoming ambience. Bring this captivating appeal into your home by following this holiday décor guide by Balsam Hill™.

Create the quiet elegance of the mountains with our lodge décor.

Create the quiet elegance of the mountains with our lodge décor.

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Majestic Pine Tree: Bringing the Splendor of Nature into your Home

Artists stretch the limits of creativity by altering what’s own in order to come up with a surprising creation. Andy Warhol exaggerated certain features of the subjects in his pop art portraits. For example, he changed the colors of Marilyn Monroe’s face to create a stunning work of art. At Balsam Hill, this practice can also be seen in modern Christmas trees.

The Freshness of the Majestic Pine

In recent years, we have seen a growth in the popularity of black trees for Halloween, orange trees for fall, and trees that depict the winter season using color for the variant. Balsam Hill has also somewhat stretched the limits of what is natural, or at least uncommon, not by simply altering the color of an artificial tree but by exaggerating its natural features.

Majestic Pine Artificial Christmas Tree by Balsam Hill

Give your home an exceptional flair with Balsam Hill’s Majestic Pine

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Creating a Stunning Display with Balsam Hill’s Fall Collection

When decorating for the holidays, or any season for that matter, you need to determine what you want to achieve. Are you aiming for comfort, a space where you can simply kick back and relax? Or do you prefer to have a stylish place emanating with class?

Homeowners have often fallen in love with the idea of marrying comfort with style, thus giving casual elegance a very popular appeal. Designing a cozy space without sacrificing aesthetics allows us to have everything we want without making us anxious over every little thing.

Autumn Decorations from Balsam Hill

This fall, lend your home the captivating essence of casual elegance with Balsam Hill’s autumn collection. Here’s a marvelous theme you can achieve in your living room’s focal point: the mantel.

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