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A summer retreat for sheep

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Jean Sexton

After George Vanderbilt officially opened Biltmore House to his friends and family on Christmas Eve 1895, you might imagine that the building projects he envisioned for his grand estate were...

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Wedding gowns fit for a queen

Posted on 04/25/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(1)

From Queen Victoria to Princess Diana to the Duchess of Cambridge, royal wedding dresses have set fashion styles for nearly 200 years—everything from the color of the gown itself to flowers....

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Springtime Project: Olmsted Basket

Posted on 04/21/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Biltmore's gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted as his last great commission. Gentleness, charm, and naturalness are keynotes of Olmsted's style. The picturesque and pastoral...

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Top 10 Tips for Custom Framing & Preserving Special Photographs

Posted on 04/15/2016 by Holly Clark

It’s wedding season—the perfect time to consider custom framing your beautiful photographs so you can enjoy them for years to come. From glass recommendations to matting and moulding,...

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A Vigilant Garden Rescue

Posted on 04/13/2016 by Sharon Bell Comments(3)

Early spring often brings unpredictable weather patterns, and 2016 is no exception. On the evening of April 9, forecasted temperatures in the mid-20's generated concern among Biltmore's...

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