Category Archives: Christmas Home Decor

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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

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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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4 Christmas Décor Storage Solutions

Deluxe Rolling Ornament Chest

Photo courtesy of Kellie of Nest of Posies


Now that the holidays are over and we’ve taken down the Christmas tree, we’re left with piles of decorations we need to store away until the next season. While it’s easier to put them all in plastic bins or boxes, doing so can cause tangles and breakages. Our blogger friends share smart and simple Christmas décor storage solutions, to keep our treasured decorations beautiful and intact for years to come. Read This Entry

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Balsam Hill’s Holiday Housewalk: A Wrap-Up

Our 5-day special Holiday Housewalk has come to an end and it has been a joyous experience for all of us here at Balsam Hill. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all our talented blogger friends who welcomed us into their charming homes, all decked out for the season. Join us as we continue to inspire beautiful ideas as we look back on their elegant and festive spaces.

2017 Holiday Housewalk Banner

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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 Entryways: Christmas Door Decorating Ideas

The most breathtaking holiday homes radiate the beauty of Christmas from every angle. While a Christmas tree fills your interiors with the spirit of the season, a beautifully decorated entryway conveys a festive atmosphere that extends beyond the four corners of your home. Here are a few Christmas door decorating ideas to inspire your entryway décor this season.

A Frosty French Door Ensemble

Merry and Bright Doorway Decorations. Photo courtesy of French Country Cottage

Brimming with snowy splendor, frosted accents bring the beauty of winter into your home. For her Merry & Bright Christmas, Courtney of French Country Cottage opted for flocked evergreens and bright lights to adorn her white French doors. Read This Entry