Capture Holiday Memories Forever
For the Home 10/31/17
Written By Holly Clark
At Biltmore, we believe the holidays are a perfect time to slow down and rediscover the wonder of the season—to reconnect with family and friends the way the Vanderbilts did more than a century ago.
The holidays are also a wonderful time to make memories, and custom-framed photos or other keepsakes are the perfect gift to give or receive. For most unique and thoughtful gifts of the season, visit your local frame shop for help in creating something truly special. Need ideas? Here are our top picks to delight family and friends!
Display a cherised family recipe—and reference it easily—by framing the heirloom. Gift the piece to a family member or choose to display it in your own kitchen.
Capture the smallest details of the newest member of the family for a lovely, one-of-a-kind treasure that can be handed down through the generations. Preserve baby handprints and footprints on archival paper or use a favorite bib or photo in a custom frame.
For your first Christmas as a married couple, consider gifting loved ones with a beautiful wedding photo—perhaps one that includes the recipient. Silver, champagne-like tones work particularly well for custom framing wedding photos because metallic hints add an extra touch of richness that echoes the elegance of your special day.
Nothing says Christmas like a family portrait—especially one that features several generations together. Gather grandparents, parents, and grandkids for a classic photo by the fireplace or Christmas tree, or find a candid shot from a past multi-generational vacation. Choose a custom frame that enhances the image and give the framed photo to every member of the family.
Showcase your Travels
Bring a special journey to life all over again with a custom-frame shadowbox. A knowledgeable framer can help you choose the right height to make the most of the items you want to highlight, while professional framing and glass choices can also keep special items from further deterioration and damage.
Return to Sender
Choose a favorite Christmas card from someone special, add a custom frame that enhances the subject, and give it as a special holiday gift to the original sender.
Go through old and new holiday photos with an eye for images of the children with Santa. Frame a vintage picture of Mom or Dad on Santa’s lap together with a current shot of kids or grandkids. Even when the holidays have ended, you can enjoy charming memories year-round.
Shop your local frame shop and discover four exclusive Biltmore frame collections inspired by the house and grounds, all suitable for showcasing your fondest memories.