Category Archives: Christmas Home Decor

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A Festive Front Porch for a Warm-weather Christmas

No white Christmas where you live? If snowmen and sleighs are scarce in your area, highlighting your outdoors with a fresh, green look is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Jessica of House Full of Summer shows us how she decorated her front porch for Christmas in Florida’s warm, sunny climate.

Decorating with White Berry Cypress Wreath, Garlands, and Topiaries

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Christmas with Debbie Macomber: A Holiday Home Tour [VIDEO]

Debbie Macomber’s widely beloved Christmas novels are an endearing expression of her love for the season. Likewise, her message of family, friendship, and joy shines through in the way she prepares her home for the holidays. In this video, Debbie shows us how her own family decorates for and celebrates the most wonderful time of the year.


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4 Spaces to Start Decorating for Christmas

Some people put up their Christmas décor as early as November 1st, while others make it a tradition to decorate right after Thanksgiving. Sometimes, however, the question isn’t “when” but rather “where” to start decorating. Here are four ways to get you started, with a little help from a few of our decorator friends.

1. Entryways

A wreath or garland—or both—on the front door or any entryway is probably the easiest way to get you in that holiday decorating mood. Visit Jamie of Whitetail Farmhouse, Jackie of RockyMtnMomma, and Mallory Ervin to see more.

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Fir, Spruce, or Pine? How to Tell Evergreens Apart

Fir, Spruce, and Pine are the three most popular Christmas trees. Learn the distinguishing features of each and how to know the difference in this short guide.

To start, they’re called evergreens because instead of leaves, they have close-set needles that normally stay green year-round. Specifically, they’re coniferous evergreens, which means they produce cones that contain the plants’ seeds.

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Courtney | Special Holiday Consultant from French Country Cottage

1 Holiday Swag, 4 Fuss-Free Ways to Decorate

A holiday swag full of festive greenery, berries, pinecones, and a pretty ribbon is a simple way to add a touch of Christmas to your home. Of course, a swag is perfect for a front door or mailbox—but what about some of the other areas of your home if you want to try something a bit different?

Today I am sharing 4 ideas on where to hang those gorgeous holiday swags to add the perfect amount of holiday cheer to your home.

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Designer Spotlight: Inspired Holiday Décor by Brad Schmidt [Video]

A Certified Floral Designer and a member of the American Institute of Floral Designers, Brad Schmidt is known for his bold and sophisticated arrangements. Watch the video to learn how Brad began his journey, what inspires him, and his creative process.

Beauty at Every Turn

Brad has been a contributing designer for Balsam Hill since 2013. His distinct decorating style features his beautiful ribbon work and technique of clustering ornaments from top to bottom of a Christmas tree. Read This Entry

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The 5 Biggest Black Friday Deals You Shouldn’t Miss in 2018

With Christmas right around the corner, stores will be packed to the brim with customers and soon, finding the perfect Christmas tree might be a challenge. Black Friday is your best chance to beat the holiday rush while grabbing Balsam Hill’s biggest deals without even leaving your home. Get an early start on your amazing holiday display with these very special discounts.

 

STRATFORD SPRUCE

Black Friday Sale Stratford Spruce

Add a sophisticated look to your home with the elegance of the Stratford Spruce. This slim tree has an ultra-realistic appearance thanks to True Needle™ technology, an exact imitation of evergreen foliage, held together by light brown branches.
Up to 50% off starting at $479
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When to Put Up Your Christmas Tree

When air gets crisp and leaves start falling, the holiday season can be felt waiting just around the corner. It’s generally agreed that October is the domain of all things Autumn and Halloween related, but once the calendar turns to November, the lines between other holidays aren’t always so clear.

Decorating a Balsam Hill tree

The annual debate of when it’s appropriate to decorate, celebrate, or even think about Christmas decorations can be a bit contentious. Should you set up your tree before Thanksgiving? Only decorate it on Christmas Eve? How soon is too soon, and when does waiting patiently turn into just decorating at the last minute?

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Designer Christmas Décor by Nicole Miller x Balsam Hill [Video]

A household name in fashion since the ‘80s, iconic American designer Nicole Miller brings modern elegance with a twist in this exclusive holiday collection. Watch the video to learn how Nicole combines her signature style with her love for Christmas.

Taking off from a modern take of a white Christmas, Nicole shares her passion for her favorite season through each piece. “I can’t wait ‘til Christmas!” says Nicole. “I’m really looking forward to it, more than ever this year. And I think it’s going to be so much fun.”

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