Kristin Cadwallader

Bliss at Home is the brainchild of wife and design enthusiast, Kristin. She started the blog in 2012 to inspire readers to look at their homes in a new light, and encourage others to embrace their personal styles. Kristin describes her design aesthetic as “daring but lovely” – as she has a passion for taking the traditional and classic, and combining it with fresh and modern elements.

Contemporary Glam

Which Balsam Hill tree did you decorate and what feature did you like most about it?

I decorated the Calistoga Fir Slim tree. I love the Easy Plug™ feature and how lifelike the needles are.

What ornaments did you use to adorn the tree? Did you have any particular favorites?

For this tree, I used the Crystal Palace ornament set. The ornaments with gray and silver adornments added another layer to my decor.

Where do you get your decorating inspiration from?

My style is inspired by Art deco mixed with French Moderne.

Do you have special techniques when decorating a tree?

I always start by layering my ornaments from the inside out, it gives the tree a full and glamorous effect.

How would you describe your finished look?

I can describe my decorated tree as glam and a tad girly.

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