Melania Trump gives sneak peek into White House Christmas decorations ahead of official unveiling

Melania posted pictures on Saturday on her social media account, giving fans a sneak peek into the decorations being hung at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue


                            Melania Trump gives sneak peek into White House Christmas decorations ahead of official unveiling

Christmas is just around the corner, and First Lady Melania Trump is making sure that the White House is prepared well in advance for it. On Saturday, Melania posted pictures on her social media account giving  fans a sneak peek into the festive decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

One image in the tweet showed a volunteer attaching Christmas lights to trimmings placed over a doorway. Another pictures showed a woman placing ornaments on a Christmas tree.



 

FLOTUS thanked all who helped with the decorations and tweeted, "Thank you to all the volunteers from across our great nation who are working hard to decorate the White House. Can’t wait to view it all tomorrow night!" She also added the hashtag #ChristmasAtTheWhiteHouse. 

It was only last Monday that President Donald Trump and the first lady accepted the official White House Christmas tree that is slated to go on display in the Blue Room and anchor the holiday season at the executive mansion.

U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and first lady Melania Trump (L) arrive at a turkey pardoning event at the Rose Garden of the White House November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and first lady Melania Trump (L) arrive at a turkey pardoning event at the Rose Garden of the White House November 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

All the while holding hands, the couple spent about a minute walking around the 19½-foot tall Fraser fir and the green wagon hitched to a pair of horses, that was used to deliver the tree to the front door of the White House. The tree then went up in the Blue Room, where every year it becomes the centerpiece of Christmas at the White House.

The first family, who spent their Thanksgiving holiday at Trump's estate in Palm Beach, Florida as per tradition, had the White House army of volunteer decorators, florists, and others from across the country working throughout the holiday weekend to transform the 132-room mansion for Christmas.

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump inspect the North Carolina grown Fraser Fir Christmas Tree at the North Portico as it makes its way to the Blue Room for display at the White House on November 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump inspect the North Carolina grown Fraser Fir Christmas Tree at the North Portico as it makes its way to the Blue Room for display at the White House on November 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Christmas planning at the White House is usually long-drawn process. It was in July that Melania tweeted a photo of herself and a designer in the White House Map Room, while the duo discussed holiday concepts.

"Planning is underway for this year's #Christmas at the @WhiteHouse!" she wrote in the tweet. "There is still a lot of work to be done, but I hope everyone will enjoy our final holiday vision for the People's House."

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump look at the North Carolina grown Fraser Fir Christmas tree at the North Portico on November 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump look at the North Carolina grown Fraser Fir Christmas tree at the North Portico on November 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)