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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 tablescapes, befitting the occasion to help you create wonderful Thanksgiving memories.

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Balsam Hill’s 12 Bloggers of Christmas

We at Balsam Hill always strive to provide you inspiring decorating ideas for creating a beautiful home. This year, we’re proud to bring you our 4th annual 12 Bloggers of Christmas featuring our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage, and 12 very talented bloggers. They will be showcasing their decorated holiday centerpieces in stunning displays befitting one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year.

Who’s Joining Us

Balsam Hill's 2016 12 Bloggers of Christmas

Our group of lifestyle and home décor bloggers are opening their doors to unveil how they styled their new Balsam Hill Christmas trees using some of our beautiful themed ornament sets and trim.

Courtney kicks off this special event today November 17th, on her blog, French Country Cottage. Our blogger partners will be posting each day until the housewalk wraps up on November 22nd. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill Tastemakers: A Wrap-Up

Balsam Hill's Tastemakers

As part of Balsam Hill’s 10th anniversary celebration, we hosted a very special series with some of the top bloggers we’ve worked with through the years. We invited our Tastemakers Housewalk partners to showcase their individual holiday decorating styles by adorning their Christmas trees with personally picked pieces from Balsam Hill’s latest line of themed ornaments and trim. Read This Entry

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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 her establish her brand as a go-to source for stylish home ideas.

Kristin - 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 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.

Melaine - 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.

Kristin - 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.

Amy - 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

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Balsam Hill Tastemaker: Sarah of The Yellow Cape Cod

Day 3 of our Tastemakers campaign features Sarah of The Yellow Cape Cod. A blogger, professional home stylist, former banker, and contributor to various sites and publications, Sarah started The Yellow Cape Cod design studio in 2009. She built it with the goal of helping people create beautiful, unique, and practical homes. Her blog is home to posts about DIY tutorials, home décor tips, and much more.

Sarah - The Yellow Cape Cod

Sarah initially partnered with Balsam Hill during the 12 Bloggers of Christmas campaign held last 2014, where she decorated our Fifth Avenue Flatback Tree with a “Contemporary Cabin” theme. The finished design was a gorgeous fusion of black, white and red colors. Read This Entry