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All Things Bright and Beautiful
Title - Welcome to All Things Bright and Beautiful
All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small;
All things wise and wonderful, the Lord God made them all. *

This year’s theme has been chosen to highlight the beauty to be found in nature. Our emphasis for this holiday season is on some of the many ways that plants, trees, fruit and flowers can be the stars of holiday decorating.

The members of the White House Executive Residence staff and floral designers from across the country have worked tirelessly and creatively to make the White House reflect the wonders of nature’s bounty. Our thanks go to all whose deft hands and willing hearts have helped to transform many lovely ideas into reality.

We hope your own holiday season is made brighter by your coming to be part of ours!

George Bush and Laura Bush


Press Releases and Speeches

December 24, 2005
President's Radio Address

December 24, 2005
Christmas Day Lunch

December 19, 2005
President Visits "Toys for Tots" Collection Center

December 19, 2005
Presidential Message: Christmas 2005

December 19, 2005
Presidential Message: Hanukkah 2005

December 19, 2005
Presidential Message: Kwanzaa 2005

December 11, 2005
President and Mrs. Bush Attend "Christmas in Washington"

December 6, 2005
President and Mrs. Bush Participate in Menorah Lighting Ceremony

December 5, 2005
President and Mrs. Bush Host Children's Holiday Reception

December 2, 2005
Musical Groups to be Featured at White House Holiday Receptions

December 1, 2005
President Bush Lights National Christmas Tree at Pageant of Peace

November 30, 2005
Mrs. Bush's Remarks at the White House Holiday Press Preview
2005 Christmas Reception Menu
Fact Sheet: White House Holiday Decorations
White House 2005 Holiday Theme Is "All Things Bright and Beautiful"

November 28, 2005
Mrs. Bush's Receives the White House Christmas Tree

* Words: Cecil F. Alexander, Hymns for Little Children, 1848. Music: “Royal Oak,” 17th Century English melody.