Melania Trump's White House holiday decor spotlights essential workers

‘Tis the holiday season at the White House. Al die sale, van die Oostekamer na die Rooi Kamer, was versier deur oor 125 vrywilligers hierdie naweek en Maandag onthul om klassieke vakansie-dekor met 'n “Amerika die pragtige” theme for the Trumpsfinal Christmas in office.

Highlights of this year’s displaycoming during a global pandemicinclude a tribute to essential workers in the Red Room, including a light-up ceramic post office, and a tree with ornaments celebrating frontline workers, including a trash truck, wetenskaplike, caregiver, lab coat and nurse hat.
The Red Room of the White House is decorated during the 2020 Christmas preview, Maandag, Nov.. 30, 2020, in Washington.

We salute America’s everyday heroes who serve as first responders and frontline workers. Handmade ornaments highlight the many professionals and volunteers who serve their communities with a spirit of generosity,” according to first lady Melania Trump’s office.
The first lady and President Donald Trump are expected to host a spate of holiday parties this year with some safety measures in place despite the worsening pandemic.
    Hierdie jaar, daar is 106 kranse, 62 bome, meer as 1,200 feet of garland, meer as 3,200 ligte, meer as 17,000 bows, en meer as 150 types of foliage and floral, according to the first lady’s office.
    Terwyl former Melania Trump friend and adviser Stephanie Winston Wolkoff recently released audio of the first lady questioning, “Who gives a f*** about Christmas?” the East Wing said she personally oversaw this year’s decor.
    “Mev. Trump personally selected every detail of the holiday season at the White House, celebrating this land we are all proud to call home,” the first lady’s office said.
    Significant thought and detail went into the Americana decorations.
    In addition to honoring frontline workers, there is a Kennedy-themed tree in the Vermeil Room, with ornaments featuring an iconic portrait of President John F. Kennedy and sailboats. The tree sits beside the portrait of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
    The Red Room of the White House is decorated during the 2020 Christmas preview, Maandag, Nov.. 30, 2020, in Washington.

    To preserve the White House for the American people, first lady Jacqueline Kennedy established the ‘People’s Houseas a living museum and laid the foundation for expanding the diversity of the collection. Sharing in this love for arts and culture, President John F. Kennedy’s official portrait is featured on the graceful trees,” Melania Trump’s office said.
    A tree in the Library highlights the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with a base featuring women’s suffrage imagery designed by children in an artwork competition spearheaded by Trump. Another tree in this room features women who werepioneers for gender equality,” the first lady’s office said, including artist Georgia O’Keeffe and aviator Harriet Quimby.
    The East Colonnade, which famously featured controversial red, cranberry-covered trees compared to the Handmaid’s Tale in 2018, this year features tall black urns with foliage and greenery from each state and territory, according to the first lady’s office.
    A military aide walks through the East Colonnade as it is decorated for Christmas at the White House on November 30, 2020.

    The official tree, an 18.5-foot Fraser fir from West Virginia welcomed by the first lady last week, is decorated in the Blue Room with artwork ornaments from children around the country.
    The Rose Garden is featured with the White House gingerbread for the first time this year, per the East Wing.
      The East Room showcases planes, trains and automobiles, with airplanes and spacecraft hanging from greenery reflected in a large mirror and aWhite House Expresstrain set.
      And the China Room this year features a cozy kitchen scene with cookies and baked goods on a dining table, stockings embroidered withPOTUS,” “FLOTUS,” en “Barronhanging from a fireplace mantel.

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