Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

My Balsam Hill Home: Unmatched Holiday Appeal with Our Bestselling Christmas Trees

Undecorated BH Fraser Fir®

In a previous article, we showed you a few of the advantages artificial Christmas trees have over real ones when it comes to convenience and features. As a follow-up, we are featuring two of Balsam Hill’s best and most beautiful trees here. In this post, we will show why the BH Fraser Fir® and the Vermont White Spruce™ are customer favorites. Discover their special features and see how these two bestsellers can elevate your Christmas décor while retaining a classic look reminiscent of precious holidays past.

The BH Fraser Fir®

BH Fraser Fir®

The Fraser Fir is widely regarded as nature’s best Christmas tree, and with good reason. This magnificent species features an alluring dark blue-green foliage and branches that turn slightly upward, giving it a unique, dynamic look. The Fraser Fir is native to the forests of North Carolina and surrounding Appalachian states. Now, it can be part of your home through our faithful reproduction of this famous wonder of nature.

The BH Fraser Fir® brings with it the natural splendor of its namesake and adds innovative features that enhance the overall experience. A symbol of Southern hospitality, this tree combines rustic country charm and advanced technology. The pre-lit versions of the BH Fraser Fir® come with the Color+Clear™ option and our revolutionary Easy Plug™ feature, making tree decorating a breeze.

Featuring a wonderful mix of our signature True Needle™ and classic needle branches, the five-way split of each branch tip gives the BH Fraser Fir® a full and lush profile.

The Vermont White Spruce™

Vermont White Spruce® Tree

The Vermont White Spruce™ is part of Balsam Hill’s Vermont Signature Collection™. It takes its natural appeal from the White Spruce, a tree species known for its evergreen grandeur. Our version of this tree exclusively uses our signature True Needle™ foliage, ensuring that all who lay eyes on the Vermont White Spruce™ will find it a challenge to distinguish it from the real thing. Pre-lit or unlit, this tree will take your holiday décor to the next level in both design and innovation.

The Vermont White Spruce™ comes with the Color+Clear™ option for trees up to 9 feet and with clear lights for trees up to 12 feet. Whatever lighting option you choose, you will surely enjoy setting up this tree as it comes with our state-of-the-art Easy Plug™ technology. With this feature, you only need to worry about one plug for your tree’s lights.

The upswept branches of the Vermont White Spruce™ give it a vibrant look and feel, making it the perfect centerpiece for your holiday décor. It also comes in a narrow variant that can be used in smaller spaces.

This Christmas, add some unmatched holiday appeal to your Christmas décor by choosing a tree that is known not only for its beauty but also for its quality.

If you want to know more about out Instant EvergreenTM andColor + ClearTM features, check out our in-depth features in the Balsam Hill blog!

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

How to Choose the Perfect Height and Shape for your Christmas Tree

As the holiday season approaches, you might have your thoughts set out on what type of Christmas tree you want for your home or how to decorate it. Finding the perfect tree is an endeavor in which many embark each year but very few have mastered. Finding the perfect tree is a delicate art, and it will depend on several factors, which include the size and type of your home, your preferred décor theme, and the location you have chosen for your tree.

Making the Measurements

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Before you proceed to determining the right tree size, you should measure the height of your ceiling, taking into account the height of the stand and the tree topper. You should also make sure that you can fit the tree’s girth in your chosen location. Make sure that you choose a location close to a power socket or prepare some extension cords beforehand so you won’t have problems lighting your tree after it is set up. Read This Entry

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

A Season of Warmth Begins: Fall and Winter Accents for the Foyer

A colder climate signals the start of the fascinating season of autumn. But in effect, as we go further into winter, the warmer our homes become. In this post, Balsam Hill features the foyer, and how to make it cozier and more inviting even as the cold months step in. A warm and festive home

Decorated foliage from Balsam Hill

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There is no rule for when to put up the wreath, garland and Christmas tree. In fact, some households keep them up all-year-round, and just switch the ornaments every now and then according to season. Showcasing bright red apples, red berries and clear lights, these decorated garlands are perfect for celebrating the bounty of autumn, as well as bringing in the spirit of Christmas. Accent your staircase with these garlands to inspire a cheerful mood in the family. Wreaths, which are commonly seen out front, can be used as a complement to the foliage decorations inside your home as well. Read This Entry

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

My Balsam Hill Home: The Beauty of our Namesake

Photo collage of the BH Balsam Fir™

The Abies balsamea or Balsam Fir, one of the most common tree species in North America, boasts a gorgeous shape that is hard to ignore. It has a reputation as one of the three most popular Christmas trees of all time. It thrives in the mountains of Virginia through the Northeast and all the way into the Arctic Circle. With its dense needles, it is no surprise that the Balsam Fir has been a holiday favorite of many families.
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