Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

Pastels & Golds for an Enchanted Easter Table

It is no secret that setting a beautiful and inspired table is one of my favorite things to do. And in spring, with fresh green grass, the sound of birds singing and shades of pretty pastels popping up for celebrations — a beautiful Easter table to gather around outdoors is perfect.

Pastel Eggs for Easter Table

Since most of what I love is on the softer side, I chose a color palette of soft blue, faded greens, and just a touch of peach and gold. I brought in a lot of texture with faded old book pages and fluffy cotton branches. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Guide: How to Decorate Wreaths for Spring

Christmas may already be in the rearview mirror, but spring is just around the corner with another great opportunity to put your cherished wreaths in the limelight. With this in mind, we’ve asked our brand ambassadors, Dagmar Obert and Courtney of French Country Cottage, for some expert ideas that will inspire you to bring the natural charm of spring foliage into your home. Read This Entry

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Decorating with Dagmar: Welcoming Spring Into Your Home

Spring is one of my favorite times of year, with its promise of new beginnings. As the seasons change, it’s time to transition your home’s décor from subdued hues to bright colors and patterns. Even just a few carefully selected pieces will give your home a fresh look in keeping with the season of rebirth. Let me show you how I transformed my upper deck into the perfect spot to watch nature’s beauty unfold.

Dagmar presents a welcoming, spring-themed space
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Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

A Romantic Table Setting for Valentine’s Day


I am what you might call a HUGE fan of ambiance.

From the right lighting for your home to the right flowers on the table to the twinkling lights on the patio for a dinner party. Ambiance is key when hosting a dinner party or a romantic get together for two for a special occasion – and it can be put together with a few easy elements. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Clearance Sale Buyer’s Guide

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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Balsam Hill’s Season of Giving: CSAAC’s Decorated Christmas Tree

Christmas is at the heart of what we do here at Balsam Hill, and what better time to give back than during the Yuletide season? In November, we launched our Season of Giving campaign as part of our efforts to raise awareness for different charities and their worthy causes.

CSAAC logo

One of this year’s featured charities is Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC), which our brand ambassador Dagmar introduced to us in her post. We also got a chance to know more about them through an exclusive Q&A, detailing what inspires them to reach out to those in need. We’re taking a look at their beautifully decorated Balsam Hill Christmas tree today and learn more about the special ornaments they used.

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