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On the Balsam Hill blog, we hope to provide our readers with inspirational decorating ideas the entire family will love. Beautifully appoint your home for every holiday with our decorating tips and tricks.

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Latin American Cuisine: Memorable Meals from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru

In the last installments of Balsam Hill’s Festive Christmas Feasts from Around the World series, you were introduced to many delectable dishes you can taste this Christmas.

Today we will be showcasing Christmas dinners in Latin America that will send your taste buds on an adventure of exotic flavors from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. Read This Entry

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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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A Guide to Christmas Tree Ornaments

Now that you’ve decided on what artificial Christmas tree to buy, you may find yourself asking, “How many ornaments do I need to hang on my tree?” Considering how you plan to decorate your tree is key to creating a centerpiece that you’ll be proud to display in your holiday home.

The number of Christmas ornaments you will need depends on the height and width of your tree, the size of your ornaments, how much of the tree you want to cover, and your personal taste or theme. We’ve created this guide to help you determine the ornaments most suitable for your Christmas tree. Read This Entry

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ELEGANT CHRISTMAS TABLESCAPES THAT TURN SIMPLE BANQUETS INTO FEASTS

Every memorable Christmas feast begins with a wonderful tablescape. From the elegant place settings to the thoughtful seat arrangements, the amount of preparation shows how much the host appreciates the presence of friends and family during this special occasion.

A romantic Christmas table setting by Courtney of French Country Cottage

The art of setting a formal dinner table goes beyond putting together flatware and china; it’s about creating an atmosphere where guests can truly enjoy each other’s company during the holiday season. Be inspired by these Christmas table decoration ideas from Balsam Hill. Read This Entry

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Undeck the Halls: Clever Christmas Storage Solutions

Proper storage is very important for maintaining the beautiful look of your artificial trees, foliage, and ornaments. Unlike cardboard boxes or plastic bags, high quality Christmas storage containers provide your valuable holiday decorations with better protection against damage, dirt, and moisture. In this post, we review a selection of smart storage solutions and the reasons you may want to consider investing in them.

Foliage Storage On The Go

Rolling Multi-Purpose Greenery Bag

Store a small Christmas tree, wreaths and garlands together in our Rolling Greenery Bag.

If you own a number of artificial foliage, then our premium Rolling Multi-Purpose Greenery Bag is a great option. Its large size allows you to store wreaths, garlands, and Christmas trees all in one container. An inner compression system secures foliage pieces in place and sturdy wheels make moving around quick and easy.

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Celebrate Another Season of Giving with Balsam Hill

It’s the season of giving and Balsam Hill hopes to embody that spirit by spreading cheer to those in need. We will be featuring six charities with partnering influencers, each giving you the chance to help out.

 

From December 7 to January 5, 2018, you can spread cheer with a single click. Check our Facebook page on the dates below and leave a comment, react, or share. For each comment on a blog post—whether from our blog or one of our guests’—we will donate $2 to the featured charity. For social media comments and shares, we will donate $1; for social media reactions, we will donate 50 cents.

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European Dishes Part 1: The Festive Flavors of the Balkans, the Baltic and the British Isles

The Christmas meal is among the most cherished of traditions during the Yuletide season. Across cultures, this feast is made special because it is shared in a warm gathering with family and friends.

Christmas Meals from Around the World with Balsam Hill

Christmas Meals from Around the World with Balsam Hill

Not only is it a joyous occasion, it is a delicious one, too. In this Balsam Hill series, we’ll take you on a journey of discovering Christmas feasts as they are prepared around the world. Get ready to sit down to 25 distinct meals and traditions, and have the chance to taste them for yourself with helpful recipes included from every region.

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9 Jaw-Dropping Christmas Tree Deals

Black Friday is a great time to score some amazing Christmas tree deals. Here’s a round-up of premium Christmas trees at deeply discounted prices to help you create the holiday display of your dreams.

Stratford Spruce – 50% OFF

Stratford Spruce

Stratford Spruce

Get the designer look without the designer price tag with the elegant Stratford Spruce, crafted with a space-saving narrow profile and lifelike forest-green needles.

Saratoga Spruce – 50% OFF

Saratoga Spruce

Saratoga Spruce

Featuring a sleek narrow silhouette and abundant grass-greentips, this lifelike 7-foot Saratoga Spruce is stunningly beautiful even before you decorate it.

Classic Blue Spruce – 40% OFF

Classic Blue Spruce

Classic Blue Spruce

A wide conical shape, dense foliage, and a gorgeous blue-green color—the Classic Blue Spruce is a timeless favorite that you can bring home for an absolutely irresistible price.

Berkshire Mountain Fir – 50% OFF

Berkshire Mountain Fir

Berkshire Mountain Fir

With its dual-toned foliage, elegant in-and-out branch structure, and various lighting options, the Berkshire Mountain Fir packs plenty of great features into its compact shape and compact cost.

BH Fraser Fir – 30% OFF

BH Fraser Fir

BH Fraser Fir

Enjoy substantial savings and striking holiday style with the BH Fraser Fir. It’s made with realistic, two-toned needles and offered in a huge range of sizes and lighting options.

You can get even more value with these swoon-worthy Christmas tree decorations at wallet-friendly prices: Read This Entry