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Spring Style Guide: Rustic Wreaths for Your Home

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Spring is considered by many as one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. After the silence and coldness of winter comes the warmth of the sun, and with it plants are finally given the chance to grow and blossom. Everyone can finally see and appreciate their vibrant colors, their elegant design and their natural splendor.

With Balsam Hill’s Spring Wreath collection, you can finally bring the lovely appeal of fresh flowers into your very own home. Here are several of our beautiful creations with some suggestions on where they can be placed:

 
All-natural Preserved Lavender Wreath

1. The Napa Valley Lavender Wreath and Your Living Room

 

The Napa Valley Lavender Wreath is a splendid addition to any living room. It beautifully combines lavender, caspia, eucalyptus and purple sinuata to create a look that is immensely lovely. Placing this wreath on your mantel piece will infuse your space with a refreshing atmosphere. Guests and family members will smile with delight when they notice this beautiful addition.

 
 
All-natural floral pansy and hydrangea wreath

2. The Pansy and Hydrangea Wreath and Your Foyer

 

The Pansy and Hydrangea Wreath features an exquisite medley of pansies mixed with the lush fullness of hydrangeas and sea green caspia. The attractive combination imbues the piece with the lightness and vibrant colors of spring. Hanging this wreath in your foyer will immediately enchant anyone who comes into your home.

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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

Surprising Spring Salads

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salmon salad
by Vichaya Kiatying-Angsulee / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Of the four seasons, spring offers us the most complete sensory experience.

We wake up refreshed by the soft breeze. We watch morning dew drops on petals and blades of grass. We hear nature sing us a symphony of rustling leaves and twittering birds.

And, best of all, we savor this lush season with the freshest fruits and vegetables.

As these amazing salads show, the flavors of spring come with a delicious and surprising twist.

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Jessica | Balsam Hill Designer

Spring Renewal: Tips on Decorating for Spring

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The 20th of March marks the beginning of spring, the season of fresh flowers and invigorating rain showers. This season is all about starting over, making it the perfect time to redecorate your home. Here are some tips on how to enliven your space in time for spring.

 

Bright Shades and Pastel Hues

Add a pop of color to your home, a fresh change from the dreary blues and grays of winter, by painting your walls a bright color like light yellow or orange. These shades emit an energetic vibe perfect for the season’s theme of renewal.

Brentwood Regency Estate by Elizabeth Dinkel

Kitchen by Los Angeles Interior Designer Elizabeth Dinkel

A color-infused home, however, does not end with the walls. As pictured above, something as simple as a bit of color on a seat cushion, colored tabletop accents, throw pillows, and even rugs can make a room brighter. Elizabeth of The Mustard Ceiling blog shares some more inspirations on how you can use shades of yellow in your home.

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Spring Getaways: Flower Festivals 2013

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For the weary traveler, spring offers an opportune time to see the world in all its vibrant colors. Traveling in spring rejuvenates one’s spirit. The perfect weather allows you to bask in the outdoors and witness different corners of the world – from San Diego to Washington DC, from Holland to Japan – come to life with the freshest blooms.  The road is set. The skies are clear. Luxuriate in the finest of seasons and visit these world-class flower festivals.

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