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Balsam Hill Light Up the Night Wrap-up

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Balsam Hill's Light Up The Night Campaign

Our Light Up The Night Summer Housewalk has officially ended after almost two weeks of inspired creative collaboration. We would like to thank our bloggers for creating and sharing their beautiful designs with their fans and followers. Join us as we take a look back at these sparkling spaces that light up summer nights with a warm, welcoming glow.

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Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

Balsam Hill Lights Up The Night

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As I mentioned over at my blog this morning, entertaining outdoors long into the wee hours of the morning is a favorite thing for me to do during summer.

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Evenings spent out under stars and moonlight just feel so magical to me. And with the sounds of the crickets playing background music, the warm bounce of the moonlight off the water in the fountain, and the flickering candles lighting the path to warm evening memory making – who can resist throwing a get-together filled with all that ambiance?
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3 Simple Summer Outdoor Entertaining Ideas

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Simple yet romantic picnic setup

With its clear skies and warmer weather, summer is the perfect time for outdoor festivities. From a cozy family get-together to a relaxed dinner with friends, Courtney of French Country Cottage shows you how to create enticing scenes for easy, breezy summer entertaining.
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Mother’s Day Brunch Blog Hop Wrap Up

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Our special week-long Mother’s Day celebration has come to a close and we would like to thank all those who participated by sharing not only their favorite brunch recipes with us, but also their treasured insights and memories. Each post is a testament to how moving and heartwarming a mother’s love can be.

Mother’s Day Brunch Blog Hop

Our blogger friends also showcased their talents by putting together elegant tablescapes using some of our beautiful artificial floral arrangements. From lovely accents to nostalgic photos, each put their own finishing touches to create meaningful and inviting brunch settings.
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Balsam Hill Guide: Winter Entertaining by the Fire

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There’s nothing more comforting on a chilly winter evening than spending time with loved ones by an inviting fire. Balsam Hill shows you some simple tips for hosting a warm and cheery get-together during the cold weather season.

Hot chocolate and marshmallows in burnished copper mug, displayed in front of the fire

Photo by Courtney of French Country Cottage

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Balsam Hill Clearance Sale Buyer’s Guide

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Balsam Hill’s clearance sale offers you a great opportunity to avail of beautiful products and gift items at extremely attractive prices. There are, however, a number of important things that make a clearance sale different from a regular sale. This handy guide provides helpful tips and tricks to help you maximize your post-holiday shopping experience.

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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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12 Bloggers of Christmas Wrap Up and Giveaway Winners

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As we wrap up Balsam Hill’s 12 Bloggers of Christmas, we’d like to thank our dear friends who opened up their homes to us and shared their beautiful holiday décor. This campaign is now on its third year, and we’re always grateful for the opportunity to work with such an amazing group of creative and talented individuals.

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Our blogger friends decorated a Balsam Hill tree of their choice and the themes they came up with are absolutely stunning. From Kristin’s combination of lustrous metallic hues and elegant black accents to Shannon’s festive snowmen baubles dangling alongside bright red ribbons—each Christmas tree was a picture of holiday perfection. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill’s 12 Bloggers of Christmas

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At Balsam Hill, we have made it our mission to bring you picture-perfect holiday décor and share our love for all things beautiful. This season, we’re back with our 12 Bloggers of Christmas campaign for the third year in a row. A selection of talented and creative bloggers will show us their Christmas décor, with a Balsam Hill tree as the resplendent centerpiece.

Who’s Joining Us

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The 12 creative minds on board for this year’s campaign

Our very own design consultant, Dagmar Obert, will kick off this exciting campaign in a separate post later today. Along with Dagmar, we have a terrific line-up of accomplished bloggers who will open their doors to us and let us take a peek at their decorating themes this year.

Date Blogger’s Name URL
November 23 Beth of Home Stories A to Z www.homestoriesatoz.com
November 23 Kristin of Hunted Interior www.huntedinterior.com
November 24 Kristin of Bliss at Home www.bliss-athome.com
November 24 Debbie of Refresh Restyle www.refreshrestyle.com
November 25 Abby of Just a Girl and Her Blog www.justagirlandherblog.com
November 25 Randi of Dukes and Duchesses www.dukesandduchesses.com
November 26 Amy of The Idea Room www.theidearoom.net
November 26 Shannon of Fox Hollow Cottage www.foxhollowcottage.com
November 27 Kim of Tidbits and Twine www.tidbitsandtwine.com
November 27 Lindsay of My Creative Days www.mycreativedays.com
November 28 Maryann of Domestically Speaking www.domestically-speaking.com
November 28 Carmel of Our Fifth House www.ourfifthhouse.com

The series will be wrapped up by Courtney of French Country Cottage, with a post on November 29 sharing her own Balsam Hill tree décor.

Share in the Fun

Join our giveaway and get the chance to win one of 10 gift cards valued at $100, a gift card worth $300, or our top prize of a $750 gift card, which can be used to purchase one of our elegant Christmas trees. Simply perform the actions below and you may be one of our lucky winners!

Balsam Hill’s 12 Bloggers of Christmas Giveaway

Visit us in the following days for blogger features, sneak peeks, and more updates on this exciting decorating campaign!

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Decorating with Dagmar: Holiday Decorating Tutorials

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When it comes to holiday decorating, we usually focus our attention on adorning the Christmas tree with ornaments, lights, and accents. Often, we tend to overlook other preparations needed to make our trees, wreaths, and garlands look their best.

For the past few weeks, we’ve shared with you some of our top Christmas decorating themes and tips. Now, it’s time to delve deeper into the small yet significant details that will help make your holiday décor as bright and beautiful as the season itself.

Fluffing foliage makes it seem fuller

Fluffing foliage makes it seem fuller

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