Category Archives: Inspiring Home Decor Ideas

A collection of decorating ideas that give your home that signature Balsam Hill elegance

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5 Perfect Spots for Hanging Wreaths to Brighten Your Home

If you celebrate the coming of Spring, wreaths are an easy way to bring the season into your indoor spaces. For instance, hanging a floral wreath on your front door instantly creates a welcoming ambiance. Try these spring wreath decorating ideas to brighten other areas of your home.

Sheila of Maison De Cinq displaying two Provencal Lavender Wreaths on her front door

Sheila of Maison De Cinq decorated her front door with the springtime colors of these Provencal Lavender Wreaths

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Cozy Movie Nights with Balsam Hill and Hallmark

For many families, Christmas movie nights are a fun tradition. After a long day of shopping or celebrating, it’s relaxing to curl up on the sofa, snuggle under thick blankets, and watch a nice movie. Here are 4 ways to create cozy nights with your favorite films.

1. Turn on the Christmas Tree Lights

The soft glow of tree lights lends a magical feeling, especially at night. Ashley of Nashville Wife Styles loves watching Christmas films with her kids throughout the season, and her pre-lit tree adds a festive touch to the experience.

Classic Blue Spruce artificial tree with Candlelight Clear LED

Ashley of Nashville Wife Styles went for a Boho-Glam theme for her pre-lit tree

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Christmas in the Desert—a Sunny, Winter Wonderland Like No Place Else!

Hosts of HGTV show Desert Flippers Eric and Lindsey Bennett take a break from renovating houses to decorate their home for the holidays. Having had white Christmases before moving to Palm Springs in California, Lindsey shares how the Bennett family has embraced spending Christmas in a warm and sunny climate. Read on to learn more about this couple’s design style and their family’s holiday traditions in this guest post.

Eric and Lindsey of Desert Flippers decorate their outdoor living room with the BH Balsam Fir tree

Christmas in the desert is as unique as the place itself. There aren’t many places in the world where you can play and lounge poolside in the sun by day and fireside and hot tub at night—all in your own backyard. While 20 minutes away, you can ride up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to enjoy snow and sledding. And two hours away, you can frolic on sandy Westcoast beaches or ski on the mountainous Big Bear ranges. Read This Entry

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Make Your Own Custom Garland with this DIY Trick

This time of year it’s all about greening up every area of our home. Well, at least that’s how it is here on our farm.

BH Fraser Fir Garland

I have a few tricks that I usually like to do when putting greens around our home for Christmas, so I wanted to share one of those tricks with you today. This is our staircase here in our farmhouse and I did my little trick in this area of our house…

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Liz Marie | Liz Marie | Special Holiday Consultant

1 Easy Way to Add a Rustic Touch to Your Home Decor

Balsam Hill trees do not only mean holiday decor. Now don’t get me wrong, we love the realistic pops of color from our favorite trees, but there is foliage with a variety of looks and styles all year around.

Olive Tree and Banbury Clay Pot

It’s no secret that our farmhouse is filled with a lot of white, but that all feeds into the importance of finding the perfect pieces to complement your intended look. The way I look at it, I’d rather guests focus their attention on the antiques, pillows, throws, and the various textures and colors scattered around than the wall color.

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Liz Marie | Liz Marie | Special Holiday Consultant

3 Quick Ways to Transition Your Decor from Fall to Winter

The tricky time between Halloween and Thanksgiving is upon us. The time of year where we are transitioning between fall and winter, and so is our decor.

Orchard Harvest Foliage

Personally, I’m a jump-right-into-subtle-Christmas-decor-and-eat-my-turkey-under-some-mistletoe kind of girl. But I think this transition period in our decor can be quite simple and adjustable by our personal preferences. Read This Entry

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Designer Spotlight: Creating Home Decorations that Bring Joy [VIDEO]

As Balsam Hill’s Product Development Manager, Joana Khatib oversees the design of most seasonal home décor and greenery products. Watch the creative process Joana and her team go through in order to come up with striking designs for your holiday home. Find out the journey your favorite decorations make from the drawing board to the real thing.

Bringing ideas to life

Joana keeps a close eye on designs every step of the way. Her team begins gathering ideas and images based on a list of new products to introduce or best-selling products to expand. Collage mood boards are created to present and narrow down big ideas into themes and categories.

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