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Christmas Craft: Frosted Lanterns

Posted on 11/17/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Lanterns are a classic way to brighten up your holiday decorating, but buying them in bulk can get pricey. You can get this same look using glass jars and simple crafting materials. Materials...

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Christmas Craft: Wine Cork Reindeer

Posted on 11/17/2017 by Amy Dangelico

It’s always fun to add new holiday decorations to your overall design, and this season you can recreate a classic figure with a fresh, new twist. Reindeer made from wine corks and twigs are...

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Christmas at Biltmore by the Numbers

Posted on 10/26/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(10)

This year, our Floral staff has gathered inspiration from stories about George and Edith Vanderbilt welcoming friends and family to interpret this year’s theme of “A Vanderbilt Christmas....

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Meet the New Face of the Biltmore Floral Team

Posted on 10/25/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

With the retirement of Cathy Barnhardt, Biltmore’s Floral Displays Manager for 40 years—since the first Christmas at Biltmore Daytime Celebration—many were left wondering: Who...

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Conserving the Claude Room Fireplace

Posted on 10/12/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Renee Jolly, Biltmore’s Objects Conservator, has recently been working on inpainting losses in the gilding of the Claude Room’s marble fireplace. Inpainting is a conservation term...

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