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Celebrating the Seasons with Balsam Hill

Take inspiration from some of our favorite decorating experts and style influencers as you spruce up your home throughout the year. As seasons change from spring to summer, fall, and winter, get creative ideas on how to create stylish and elegant spaces. Click on the images to view in full size.

Refresh your home décor along with the changing seasons and have a beautiful home all year round. For more decorating ideas, visit us at Balsam Hill.

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Tips from the Pros: Make Your Own Christmas Tree Magic

animated GIF with multiple Christmas tree being decorated

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make sure your tree is decorated properly for the big day. The easiest way to achieve a stunning and cohesive look is to use a Balsam Hill decorating theme, complete with everything from Christmas ornaments to tree skirts. In the following videos, designer Brad Schmidt walks through four of our best and brightest collections.
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WRAPPING UP BALSAM HILL’S 12 BLOGGERS OF CHRISTMAS

Balsam Hill teamed up once more with talented friends for our 5th annual 12 Bloggers of Christmas. We welcomed the festive holiday season with our Brand Ambassador Courtney and 11 other bloggers, as they decorated their homes with inspirational themes that highlight this joyous occasion.

12 Bloggers of Christmas

Let’s take a look back at their exceptional décor and be inspired to adorn your spaces this Christmas. Read This Entry

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5 Tree Shapes and How to Display Them

Every family looks for that ideal holiday centerpiece to take home and decorate. Christmas trees come in many shapes and sizes, and there’s sure to be one that will match what you want.

California Baby Redwood

A full-shaped California Baby Redwood fills wide hallways and wide ceilings very well

The right choice often begins with knowing the correct tree shape for your home. The tree’s shape, which also called its profile, is the triangular outline of the tree that tells how narrow or wide it is. This is important when you consider how a narrow hallway or small room can get crowded when a full-bodied tree is placed in it. To avoid these less-than-perfect décor choices, we’ve put together a helpful guide on the different artificial Christmas tree shapes and where it’s best to place them.

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Balsam Hill Spreads Holiday Cheer at CMA Country Christmas

As the Yuletide season drew to a close last year, Balsam Hill spread the Christmas spirit to another well-loved event. Last November 2, 2016, our majestic trees graced the stage of the much-anticipated CMA Country Christmas.

The Balsam Hill CMA Stage Set Up

CMA Country Christmas was held in the Grand Ole Opry at Nashville, Tennessee. We were honored to decorate the grand stage with the Balsam Hill trees and ornaments that customers have loved and admired through the years. Read This Entry

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Countdown to Christmas Round-up: Week 4 – Exteriors

At the homestretch of the countdown, we focused on how you can decorate your exteriors for the holidays. This week, two of our blogger friends did a wonderful job with making their outdoor spaces more inviting for their guests and loved ones.

Countdown to Christmas

Join us as we take a peek at beautifully decorated homes that welcome guests with holiday cheer.
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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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The Difference Between PVC and PE Christmas Trees

While artificial Christmas trees may seem similar from afar, a closer look will show substantial difference in terms of material, fabrication, and durability. There are two types of artificial Christmas trees: the standard PVC and the ultra-realistic PE.

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

When artificial Christmas trees were first introduced, needles were made of PVC. This material is hard-pressed into thin pieces, then cut into fine, rectangular needle-like strips. The strands are then twisted between two strings of wire to outline the tree branches. Read This Entry