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Balsam Hill’s Holiday Essentials: The Tree Skirt

A tree skirt is a piece of cloth underneath a decorated Christmas tree, which is often bright-colored, and sometimes embroidered with intricate designs. Its origin is closely tied to the tradition of bringing home an evergreen fir during holiday celebrations.

Balsam Hill’s Lodge Faux Fur Tree Skirt (Photo courtesy of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia)

Balsam Hill’s Lodge Faux Fur Tree Skirt (Photo courtesy of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia)

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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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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. 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.

Balsam Hill's Scentsicles

Balsam Hill’s Scentsicles

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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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A Meaningful Christmas with Balsam Hill

Beyond realistic trees and beautiful holiday decorations, Balsam Hill aims to make the Yuletide season more meaningful by bringing Christmas cheer to those in need. This year, we are happy to partner with three charity organizations, namely Point Hope, World Vision, and Operation Smile.

A feature on each will be published on our social media channels, where every like, share, or comment merits a $0.50 donation to that non-profit organization. This begins today, December 5, and will run until Christmas Day, December 25. Read on to know more about these worthwhile charities.

Point Hope

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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 how our three friends designed their fireplaces and mantels.

2nd annual Countdown to Christmas

In case you missed it, here is a quick round-up of last week’s posts: Read This Entry