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Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

5 Ideas to Decorate Your Mantel for Spring

The days are longer, the birds are singing, the daffodils are peeking out to say hello, and warm spring weather and lazy days outdoors are just around the corner.

Balsam Hill's Blue Viola Arrangement displayed in a neutral and rustic basket

When it comes to decorating for spring, nothing is off limits at our home. From a bouquet on the kitchen island, to a French market basket filled with blooms on a stool, to the mantels decorated with a sprinkling of spring charm.

Today I am sharing 5 simple and easy ways to decorate your mantel for spring. The main ingredient? Flowers, of course, because spring is bursting with florals.

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A Springtime Prelude Round-Up: Week 1

With the arrival of the new season comes Balsam Hill’s new line of spring florals. Our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage and 10 of our partners are introducing their favorite artificial floral arrangements from our collection in a special blog hop.

Balsam Hill's Blue Viola Arrangement styled in a white and pastel kitchen table setting

Keep reading to see the highlights of this week’s posts and the homes that have welcomed the season with our beautiful blooms.

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A Springtime Prelude: Balsam Hill’s Florals Blog Hop

In last week’s post, we gave you a sneak peek of our new Spring Florals collection. To usher in the season and unveil our beautiful line of artificial plants and flowers, we invited 11 bloggers to be part of this much-anticipated reveal. Kicking things off on March 1 is our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage.

A Springtime Prelude with Balsam Hill: our blogger partners

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A Bountiful Surprise from Balsam Hill

Winter is almost over and most of us are looking forward to the sight of springtime gardens in bloom. Fresh flowers are so captivating that many yearn to enjoy their beauty long after their season has passed. This love for nature’s splendor serves as the inspiration for Balsam Hill’s new line of artificial spring florals.

The Balsam Hill Florals Collection

Our collection features a variety of remarkably lifelike flowers and plants, and includes highly realistic pieces designed with True Petal™ technology, replicating the soft texture of natural flowers. Read on for a sneak peek of what Balsam Hill has in store for you this spring.

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Countdown to Christmas: Wrap-up and Announcement of Winners

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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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.

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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