What do the White House Christmas decorations look like?

What do the White House Christmas decorations look like?

From pointing out the paradox between the cheerful, bright holiday festivities within the White House and the simultaneous devastation of migrant families to shaming the Trumps for spending taxpayer dollars on the decor instead of helping those in need, people appeared to hold a lot of criticism for FLOTUS's posts.

In the East Wing stands the Gold Star Family tree which honors the troops and families who have sacrificed in the name of freedom.

The Blue Room is home to the White House's Christmas tree which towers at 18 feet tall.

Another tree that catches Trump's eyes is red-themed and features glass soccer balls and skateboards, ornaments displaying the first lady's anti-cyberbullying campaign slogan, "Be Best", and for some reason, a wreath made of sharpened "Be Best" pencils.

This is the second Christmas the first family is celebrating at the White House, and this year's "American Treasures" theme celebrates and honors America's heritage. The Christmas Tree lighting will be in the evening on Wednesday, November 28. Forty red topiary trees line the East Colonnade and have already been the subject of conversation on social media. Visitors are encouraged to write messages to soldiers overseas on special digital tablets near this tree.


What do you think of this year's White House Christmas display?

Two blue and gold trees are on display in the Vermeil Room.

The Be Best ornament used in the Christmas decorations also elicited a few comments.

"The East Room highlights the diversity and ingenuity of American architecture and design with four custom mantelpieces showcasing the skylines of New York City, St. Louis, Chicago, and San Francisco". More than 14,000 red ornaments hang on the branches of 29 trees.

The pastry creation - featured at Monday's unveiling of the White House holiday decorations - required 225 pounds of dough, 25 pounds of chocolate and 20 pounds of white icing.

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