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Springtime Project: Tussie Mussie

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest...

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A summer retreat for sheep

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

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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Our favorite outdoor rooms

Posted on 04/01/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

Biltmore’s Landscape Designer Frederick Law Olmsted had definitive ideas about landscape design—you can see many of them in New York City’s Central Park and here at Biltmore,...

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