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Melania Unveils White House’s Stunning, Patriotic-Themed Christmas Decorations — She Designed It Herself

U.S. first lady Melania Trump unveiled the “American Treasures” Christmas theme at the White House this year, which is centered around “patriotism” as it honors troops, former presidents, national symbols, and more.

As the First Family spends their second Christmas in the White House, Trump revealed her design she created that makes rooms sparkle with Christmas decorations — volunteers and staff helped to decorate the People’s House.

The “American Treasures” theme honors a unique heritage of the U.S.

Some of the Christmas decorations around the White House:

.East Wing — Gold Star Family tree honors troops and their families for their sacrifices
.The Library — four trees tucked away in each corner of the room that honors cherished authors
.East Room — four custom mantelpieces that highlight American architecture and design with skylines of New York City, St. Louis, Chicago, and San Francisco
.Green Room — fruits, vegetables, and grain are on the tree to represent the country’s harvest
.Red Room — decorations which celebrate children
.Blue Room — official White House Christmas tree with blue velvet ribbon around it that is embroidered with each State and territory
.State Dining Room — a room filled with celebration of national symbol’s with the bald eagle, rose, and oak tree; full display of the National Mall and the White House gingerbread house
.Grand Foyer and Cross Hall — 14,000 ornaments on 29 trees, where “patriotism” center stage, representing “valor and bravery”

The first lady also shared a video revealing her Christmas design and the decorations around the White House.

“This is a joyous time of year when we decorate the White House for the Christmas Season,” Trump said in a statement.

“Our theme honors the heart and spirit of the American people. Thank you to the many volunteers and staff who worked hard to decorate the halls of the People’s House in Christmas cheer. On behalf of my family, we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.”

The first lady’s “Be Best” initiative also makes a sparkling appearance on ornaments in the White House.

Watch the video below:

Trump’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham shared fun facts about the Christmas decorations at the White House, including the White House gingerbread house consisting of 225 pounds of gingerbread.

She also shared that there are more than 12,000 bows decorating the White House for Christmas.

Watch the IJR video below:

Melania Trump Decorates The White House For Christmas

This is what Christmas at the White House looks like with Melania running things.

Posted by IJR Red on Monday, November 27, 2017

Trump will open up the People’s House throughout December for visitors to walk the halls filled with trees and Christmas decorations.

The 2018 National Christmas Tree Lighting in front of the White House will continue its 96-year-old tradition as it will be held on November 28.

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