Melania Trump uses Christmas decorations to promote 'Be Best' campaign

Posted November 27, 2018

For the second year into her husband's term in office, the presidential holiday decorations were selected by Melania Trump and unveiled in an official White House video.

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If you were a fan of last year's terrifying White House Christmas decorations, then you'll be relieved to know that Melania has fittingly continued on her horror-themed decorating streak in 2018.

The White House Historical Association's official 2018 Christmas ornament hangs on a tree in the White House library on Monday

The festive ceremony dates back to 1923 during Calvin Coolidge's presidency.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House.

White House pastry chefs have created gingerbread houses during the holidays since the early 1970s.

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The Grand Foyer and Cross Hall celebrate patriotism and the heart of America with more than 14,000 ornaments donning 29 trees. But if you spoke to people who visited the president's house over Christmas, they all said the same thing: The décor was a fresh splash of style and beauty. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Topiary trees line the East colonnade during the 2018 Christmas Press Preview at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. "On behalf of my family, we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year". For the first time in half a century, the creepiest thing about the East Wing wasn't the gauzy, eerie portrait of Jackie Kennedy. "Gold stars and patriotic ribbon decorate the tree and visitors are encouraged to write messages to their loved ones who are on duty or overseas on the digital tablets provided".

This year's theme is "American Treasures".

Each showcases a skyline from a different American city: New York, St. Louis, Chicago, and San Francisco.

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Upstairs in the Green Room, there are decorations representing an American cornucopia with fruits, vegetables and grains adorning a tree.

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