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Easy Ribbon Wreath for the Holidays

Posted on 12/10/2012 by Cathy Barnhardt

This is a favorite decorating project around here! A ribbon wreath is an easy and inexpensive project for the holidays. It is a great way to repurpose ribbons from past celebrations, making an...

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George Vanderbilt's Special Christmas Gift

Posted on 12/07/2012 by Leslie Klinger

In the days around Christmas 1897, George Vanderbilt was travelling abroad preparing for a trip to India with his good friend, William B. Osgood Field. By late December, they had taken up...

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68 Trees in One House? Of Course!

Posted on 12/04/2012 by Leeann Donnelly

Wondering what it takes to decorate Biltmore for the holidays? It’s a study in arithmetic and herculean effort. Biltmore House and all of the buildings around the estate command a team...

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Gingerbread House Traditions

Posted on 12/03/2012 by Leeann Donnelly

The holidays are filled with traditions and when the Christmas season arrives, we have many we look forward to at Biltmore. One of our most popular is the annual tree raising. Santa delivers...

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Our Favorites Tips for Easy Holiday Decorating

Posted on 11/26/2012 by Cathy Barnhardt

Guests who come to Biltmore before diving into their own holiday decorating can’t help but pick up some tips and ideas during Christmas at Biltmore. There is just too much inspiration all...

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