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Top 5 Most Realistic Christmas Trees

Here at Balsam Hill, we take pride in our commitment to creating the most realistic artificial Christmas trees. Our trees are highly regarded for their beauty and exceptional realism, and we’re constantly finding ways to make our products even better.

Through thoughtful design and our True Needle™ technology, we are able to replicate nature’s finest foliage—from the color and texture of the needle tips, to the structure and shape of the tree. Here are five of the most realistic Christmas trees crafted by Balsam Hill.

BH Balsam Fir™

BH Balsam Fir by Balsam Hill

BH Balsam Fir™ by Balsam Hill

One of Balsam Hill’s best-selling trees, the BH Balsam Fir received high marks from Good Housekeeping Magazine for its color and natural-looking branches, emerging as the “Best Overall” of all the trees tested. Crafted with an abundance of True Needle foliage, our tree mimics the teardrop shape, distinct needles, and lush tips of Abies balsamea in amazing detail. Read This Entry

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Amazing Outdoor Christmas Decorations

This Christmas, show your holiday spirit by decking not only the halls inside, but also outside your home. Create a welcoming atmosphere outdoors with festive ornaments and various holiday foliage. Here’s a selection of houses with beautiful outdoor decorations to inspire you in creating an inviting ambiance for your guests.

Antiques and greenery add personality to this rustic white porch (Photo courtesy of The Wicker House)

Antiques and greenery add personality to this rustic white porch

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Balsam Hill | Balsam Hill Editors

3 Easy Ways to Spruce Up Small Spaces for Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time to embellish your living space with an array of festive, colorful decorations. However, if you find yourself with limited spaces to decorate, don’t worry. Small areas are fun to beautify because they challenge you to be more imaginative and resourceful in arranging your holiday masterpiece.

Caption: This Sonoma Slim Pencil Tree fits beautifully into any tight space (Photo courtesy of Citrine Living)

Sonoma Slim Pencil Tree fits beautifully into any tight space (Citrine Living)

Here are ways you can decorate small spaces with a festive holiday look:

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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

4 Eco-Friendly Christmas Decoration Ideas

The holiday season means a lot of decorating inside and outside the home. When all the festivities are done, however, most of the trimmings go straight to the dustbin, using up space in a landfill. Here are some options for an eco-friendly Christmas celebration:

Care for and store your decorations properly so you can enjoy them for years, instead of having to buy and dispose of a new set of baubles each season

Care for and store your decorations properly so you can enjoy them for years, instead of having to buy and dispose of a new set of baubles each season

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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

The Best Time to Put Up Your Christmas Tree

It can be said that holiday revelry begins right after Thanksgiving. As the Yuletide season rolls in, everyone eagerly anticipates Christmas. People make a list of parties they plan on attending, shop for presents to give to loved ones, and decorate their homes.

Putting up a tree is best done with family, especially children (Photo courtesy of The Mama Notes)

Putting up a tree is best done with family, especially children (Photo courtesy of The Mama Notes)

One of the major items on anyone’s to-do list is, of course, setting up the family Christmas tree. Which leads to the question—when is the ideal time to put one up?
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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

How to Add Cranberries to Christmas Decor

Cranberries provide a lovely touch of red to your Christmas decorating scheme. One classic idea is using them in your garlands together with popcorn. Cranberry garlands give that simple country magic to any Christmas gathering. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make them.

Our Regency Dupioni Quilted Tree Skirt boasts the vivid hue of cranberries, one of the flavors of the holiday season

Our Regency Dupioni Quilted Tree Skirt boasts the vivid hue of cranberries, one of the flavors of the holiday season

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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

4 Ways to Organize Your Christmas Decorating

Dealing with holiday decorations can seem like a daunting task. But worry not—if you apply the tips below, sprucing up your home for the season can be a breeze.  All it takes is a bit of organizing and planning and purposeful follow-through.

Decorated tree from A Blissful Nest

Red and white on décor pieces tied this whole look together

Here are some tips to help you begin:

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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

Tree Care Tips: How to Keep Your Artificial Tree Looking Fresh

Although your artificial Christmas trees won’t wither away if you don’t prune or water them, they’ll still look better without that layer of dust. With a little time and effort, you can easily maintain the beauty of your artificial Christmas tree.

Use upright container bags to store trees that don’t separate into parts

Our upright Rolling Storage Tree Bag to store trees that don’t separate into parts

Find out how to care for your tree properly so it’ll remain as beautiful as when you first bought it.

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