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Countdown to Christmas: Dagmar’s Advent Calendar

Earlier today, I posted about the launch of our exciting new campaign, Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas. I invite you to join me and 23 very talented bloggers in this special holiday blog hop as we mark the days leading to Christmas with photos of our Balsam Hill advent calendars and some personal thoughts on what Christmas means to us.
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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas Giveaway

In yesterday’s post, we launched our Countdown to Christmas campaign, where a gathering of talented bloggers will be sharing with us their thoughts on the meaning of the season.

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Countdown to Christmas Giveaway

As an added treat, Balsam Hill is also hosting a fun giveaway where you can get the chance to win a $100 gift card. You might be one of 25 lucky winners, so join now! Simply click on the contest image below and complete the actions.

Balsam Hill's Countdown to Christmas Contest

Stay tuned later today for Dagmar’s Advent calendar reveal, and visit us over the next few weeks for more updates on this special campaign.

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12 Bloggers of Christmas Wrap Up and Giveaway Winners

As we wrap up Balsam Hill’s 12 Bloggers of Christmas, we’d like to thank our dear friends who opened up their homes to us and shared their beautiful holiday décor. This campaign is now on its third year, and we’re always grateful for the opportunity to work with such an amazing group of creative and talented individuals.

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Our blogger friends decorated a Balsam Hill tree of their choice and the themes they came up with are absolutely stunning. From Kristin’s combination of lustrous metallic hues and elegant black accents to Shannon’s festive snowmen baubles dangling alongside bright red ribbons—each Christmas tree was a picture of holiday perfection. Read This Entry

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A Handmade Holiday: Yvonne of Stone Gable

It’s Week 2 of A Handmade Holiday, our special collaboration with Cricut. As part of our round-up of talented bloggers who participated in this campaign, we’re taking a closer look at Yvonne of StoneGable.

Yvonne of Stone Gable

Yvonne is the domestic diva behind StoneGable, a popular blog full of tutorials, beautiful tableaus, recipes, gardening tips, and much more. This mother, wife, and blogging enthusiast shares that she loves constantly learning new things, and is passionate about all things related to house and home. Yvonne currently lives with her husband, and their two pets, Scamp and Hobbes.
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Balsam Hill’s Countdown to Christmas

Balsam Hill Countdown to Christmas
Christmas is a treasured time of year for both the young and young at heart, a season full of anticipation, cheer, and love. At Balsam Hill, Christmas is made all the more special because of their mission to make your holidays picture-perfect while emphasizing the importance of family, traditions, and the meaning behind the season itself.

I’m thrilled to announce that Balsam Hill is hosting a Countdown to Christmas campaign, featuring myself and a gathering of talented bloggers. We were asked to choose from a selection of their beautiful advent calendars, and to complete the thought, “Christmas is…”
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A Handmade Holiday: Brooke of Brooklyn Berry Designs

With our exciting design collaboration with Cricut now well underway, we continue our in-depth look at the bloggers who shared their time and talent with us. Completing this week’s batch is Brooke of Brooklyn Berry Designs.

Brooke of Brooklyn Berry Designs

Brooke’s lifestyle blog is where readers can find the latest decorating trends, DIY crafts and projects, inspiration photos, and even the occasional book review. This wife and mom to three boys professes a love for finding solutions to design challenges, and also believes that your home should be your own personal refuge. Find out more about Brooke in our exclusive Q&A below.
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12 Bloggers of Christmas: Carmel of Our Fifth House

Carmel is no stranger to hard work and jumping right in with both feet. Although skill and expertise go a long way when it comes to decorating and design, she believes that fearlessness is a vital ingredient in the dish that is interior decorating—served with generous helpings of inspiration and creativity. Every home has its very own personality and for Carmel, this should always be a reflection of the people who live under its roof.

Carmel Phillips

The blogger behind Our Fifth House, Carmel endeavors to infuse fun into her design projects. She is an avid fan of under-an-hour DIY projects; although she also does her fair share of complicated crafts and designs. Through her blog, she aims to bring out the fearlessness in people like herself so that they can find their own style, and the courage to display it for all to see.

Carmel was kind enough to make time for a short interview despite her busy schedule. In the following Q&A, she answers a few questions regarding her holiday decorating style and how she gets inspiration for her design ideas. Read This Entry

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12 Bloggers of Christmas: Kim of Tidbits and Twine

The woman and voice behind Tidbits and Twine, Kim has had a passion for design for as long as she can remember. She describes her style as “casual elegance,” and ascribes to the belief that every home should be a reflection of the owner’s personal tastes and lifestyle.

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Kim started the blog in 2013 out of her desire to meet people who share her love of decorating, and she has since then filled it with posts on DIY projects, design basics and decorating tips. Kim has more to share with us about her style and inspirations in our Q&A section below.

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