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Comment, Like and Share for a Charitable Christmas in July

As we celebrate midyear festivities, we should also remember to share our blessings with those in need. Balsam Hill is hosting its annual Christmas in July campaign to raise funds for various charitable causes.

Donating is easy: all you need to do is like, comment, and share. From July 1 to 31, we’ll be publishing posts on our Facebook page, and invite you to engage with them to raise funds for our four charity partners. A like is worth $0.50, while a comment or a share is worth $1. On July 31, we will publish a special post where you can comment with the name of your chosen charity to contribute $1 to the cause involved.

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Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

5 Ideas to Decorate Your Mantel for Spring

The days are longer, the birds are singing, the daffodils are peeking out to say hello, and warm spring weather and lazy days outdoors are just around the corner.

Balsam Hill's Blue Viola Arrangement displayed in a neutral and rustic basket

When it comes to decorating for spring, nothing is off limits at our home. From a bouquet on the kitchen island, to a French market basket filled with blooms on a stool, to the mantels decorated with a sprinkling of spring charm.

Today I am sharing 5 simple and easy ways to decorate your mantel for spring. The main ingredient? Flowers, of course, because spring is bursting with florals.

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8 Home Decorating Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all about love, romance, and expressing affection for your loved ones. Make your day of hearts more beautiful and memorable with these inspiring home decorating ideas from our brand ambassador, Courtney of French Country Cottage.

Romantic Outdoor Tablescape

An outdoor tablescape by Courtney, featuring Balsam Hill’s Eucalyptus Garland

From cozy nooks to refined arrangements, create inviting areas in your home perfect for the occasion.
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Balsam Hill Spreads Christmas Cheer: Country Music Awards

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, Country Music Awards.

The Balsam Hill CMA Stage Set Up

The Christmas-themed Country Music Awards was held in the Bridgestone Arena 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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Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas

This season has been an exciting one for everyone at Balsam Hill: celebrating 10 years of picture-perfect gatherings, gaining new partnerships, giving back to the community, and joining exciting new collaborations. Finally, Christmas is here!

The holidays are a special time to serve those in need, carry out traditions, renew old relationships, and usher in the new year. We are honored to be a part of your celebrations, and hope they are filled with love and joy. Merry Christmas!

-Thomas Harman & the Balsam Hill Team

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Countdown to Christmas Round-up: Week 3 – Tables

The third week of Countdown to Christmas features different ways of tabletop decorating for the holidays. Three of our blogger friends invited us into their homes and showed us how they transformed ordinary flat surfaces into festive displays using various Balsam Hill décor.

Countdown to Christmas
Join us as we take a closer look at these classically beautiful tablescapes, decorated with all the warmth and cheer of the season. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill’s Holiday Essentials: The Tree Skirt

A tree skirt is a piece of cloth underneath a decorated Christmas tree, which is often bright-colored, and sometimes embroidered with intricate designs. Its origin is closely tied to the tradition of bringing home an evergreen fir during holiday celebrations.

Balsam Hill’s Lodge Faux Fur Tree Skirt (Photo courtesy of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia)

Balsam Hill’s Lodge Faux Fur Tree Skirt (Photo courtesy of My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia)

Let’s take a closer look at the history behind this classic holiday accent piece, and how to use it to create the perfect finishing touch for your favorite Christmas tree.
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Balsam Hill Australia: Blogger Product Reviews

In the season where gift-giving is abundant, we know how sharing Christmas cheer brings a very special feeling to those who receive it. This year, Balsam Hill Australia reached out to six talented bloggers and sent them each a holiday piece. Read on to see how they decorated their homes and find out what they thought about their new pre-lit wreaths and trees.

Tanya of Stamping T!

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Pre-lit Artificial Christmas Trees: The Difference between Incandescent and LED Lights

Choosing the right pre-lit artificial Christmas tree can be overwhelming with all the lighting options currently available. The two basic light types are incandescent and LED. While both share the common purpose of adding a beautiful glow to your holiday display, there are several factors to consider before deciding which light option is best for you.

Balsam Hill Parade of Christmas Trees

To illustrate the difference between these two light types, we recently hosted The Parade of Christmas Trees, a very special blog hop with four of our blogger friends. We sent each of them two identical Christmas trees, each pre-lit with either incandescent or LED lights. We asked our bloggers to set up their Balsam Hill tree and share their thoughts on each light type. Read This Entry