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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.

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

Caption: 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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