White House Decks the Halls With ‘American Treasures’ for 2018 Holiday Season

The White House decorated for the 2018 holiday season to the theme of "American Treasures," mixed with first lady Melania Trump's "Be Best" initiative.

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Carrying first lady Melania Trump's "Be Best" initiative, the Red Room is decorated to "celebrate children through the décor, which displays ways in which children can excel in their own path'" at the White House, Nov. 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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At 18 feet tall, the official White House Christmas is dressed in over 500 feet of blue velvet ribbon embroidered in gold with each state and territory, on display inside the Blue Room at the White House, Nov. 26, 2018, in Washington, D,C. The 2018 theme of the White House holiday decorations is "American Treasures."
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Holiday decorations celebrating the country’s national symbols, including the bald eagle, the rose, and the oak tree are on display in the State Dining Room at the White House Nov. 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Gingerbread buildings of the National Mall, including the Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument and the White House are on display in the State Dining Room at the White House Nov. 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Trees line the Cross Hall as projections of foliage run the length of the ceiling at the White House on Nov. 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Christmas decorations bearing Melania Trump's "Be Best" slogan are seen at the White House on Nov. 26, 2018.
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Christmas decorations bearing Melania Trump's "Be Best" slogan are seen at the White House during a preview of the 2018 holiday decor in Washington, DC, on Nov. 26, 2018.
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Laser-cut renditions of American landmarks are seen at the White House with other Christmas decorations in Washington, D.C, Nov. 26, 2018.
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This year's <a href="/multimedia/White-House-Blue-Room-Trees-Through-the-Years-358989431.html" target="_blank">Blue Room Christmas tree</a> is seen at the White House during a preview of the 2018 holiday decor in Washington, D.C, on Nov. 26, 2018.
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First lady Melania Trump surveys the White House's seasonal decorations on Nov. 25, 2018.
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