Category Archives: Holiday Decorating Ideas

Your guide in creating the most spectacular holiday displays with Balsam Hill artificial Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, and home décor products.  Be inspired to make Christmas magic in your home for picture-perfect moments with your family and loved ones with these holiday decorating ideas.

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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

Jessica answers a few questions about her style and her front porch holiday décor. Read This Entry

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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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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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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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3 Ways to Style Your Thanksgiving Table [Video]

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be rewarding and daunting at the same time—you have to plan the menu, cook, and decorate the table. We may not be able to help with the turkey, but we can give you three ideas to create a stunning tablescape to impress your guests.

1. Use fall fruits and foliage.

For Liz Marie of Liz Marie Blog, one statement piece is enough. She kept it simple with an Apple Spice Garland as the centerpiece and complemented that with DIY apple place cards. The set-up is a blend of colorful fall fruit and foliage that look like they’ve been picked straight from the farm. The rich tones of the décor add to the warm and rustic ambience of their dining room.

Tip: Make your guests more comfortable with a buffet style for all silverware, glassware, and napkins. Read This Entry

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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4 Stunning Christmas Tree Looks with the Biltmore Collection [Video]

Inspired by the enduring beauty of the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, Balsam Hill’s latest line of Christmas décor lets you deck the halls in timeless elegance. Watch the video to learn how Biltmore’s vision was translated into holiday décor you can enjoy in your home.

The Vanderbilt home was first opened to guests on Christmas Eve of 1895. Today, Biltmore continues the family’s tradition of gracious hospitality and passion for Christmas. Every room in the house is lavishly decorated as the season approaches each year.
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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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