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Travel and lifestyle tips that reflect Balsam Hill’s signature elegance

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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.

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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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

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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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Balsam Hill Tastemaker: Kristin of Bliss at Home

Rounding up our Tastemakers campaign is Kristin of Bliss at Home. She is a designer and stylist who shares her creative endeavors through her blog. Her background in art and design has helped establish her brand as a go-to source for stylish home ideas.

Balsam Hill Tastemakers 2016: Kristin of Bliss At Home

Kristin initially partnered with Balsam Hill for the 12 Bloggers of Christmas campaign held in 2015, where she decorated our Calistoga Fir Slim Pre Fluffed™ Instant Evergreen Tree with beautiful gold, silver, and black hues. She wrote about how the tree is the easiest to set up, and how its slim shape beautifully complements her living area. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Tastemaker: Melaine of My Sweet Savannah

The last day of our Tastemakers campaign features Melaine of My Sweet Savannah. A wife and mom, Melaine has always been passionate about decorating. She has fond memories of going to garage sales and thrift stores with her mom, which is a tradition she continues with her own children. Her goal is to inspire others through her blog, which features her personal take on home décor, must-have home items, DIY projects, and more.

Balsam Hill Tastemakers 2016: Melaine of My Sweet Savannah

Melaine first worked with Balsam Hill during the 12 Bloggers of Christmas 2014 campaign, where she used our Frosted Fraser Fir as the background for her beautiful, handmade deer ornaments. She added a rustic touch to her decor by using a galvanized bucket where she put the tree in. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Tastemaker: Kristin of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Rounding up day 4 of our Tastemakers campaign is Kristin of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia. Through her blog, she shares projects that are catered towards families on a budget. She finds creative ways on how to be stylish and practical at the same time.

Balsam Hill Tastemaker 2016: Kristin of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Kristin initially partnered with Balsam Hill for the 12 Bloggers of Christmas campaign held in 2013, where she decorated our King Mountain Pine Christmas Tree with ornaments in gorgeous silver and white hues. She shared her thoughts in using an artificial tree for the first time and gushed about how easy it was to set up. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Tastemaker: Amy of The Idea Room

For day 4 of the Tastemakers campaign, we are featuring Amy of The Idea Room. She is a former high school teacher turned blogger, who shares a variety of activities in her blog. These activities range from cooking to home décor and DIY projects.

Balsam Hill Tastemaker 2016: Amy of The Idea Room

Amy initially worked with Balsam Hill for the 12 Bloggers of Christmas campaign held last 2015, where she decorated our Norway Spruce Christmas Tree with clean and minimalistic pieces. She expressed her love for classy and simple looks through a gold and white theme, adding a hint of plaid for a unique touch. Read This Entry