Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations, theme for 2020
In a post shared to her Twitter account Monday, Melania Trump gave a virtual tour of the traditional decorations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“During this special time of the year, I am delighted to share ‘America the Beautiful’ and pay tribute to the majesty of our great Nation. Together, we celebrate this land we are all proud to call home,”
This year’s theme, called “America the Beautiful,” is aimed at paying “tribute to the majesty of our great Nation,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Together, we celebrate this land we are all proud to call home.”
The first lady also confirmed that the decorations went up over the weekend with the help of “volunteers from all across the country.”
“Thank you for your time, enthusiasm & devotion to make sure the spirit of peace & joy fill the historic rooms & halls of the People’s House!” she wrote.
106 Christmas Wreaths
62 Christmas trees
1,200 feet of garland
3,00 strands of lights
150 varieties of foliage and floral
160 children made ornaments for the official Christmas Tree
Gingerbread White House made of 275 pounds of gingerbread, 110 pounds of pastillage dough, 30 pounds gum paste, 25 pound of chocolate, and 25 pounds of royal icing