Glorious white lilies, crystal spheres and light-catching garlands accent this years official White House Christmas tree. The 18-foot Fraser fir was presented to President and Mrs. Bush by Earl, Betsy, Buddy and Meg Deal from the Smokey Holler Tree Farm in Laurel Springs, North Carolina. The Deals won this honor by being named the 2005 National Grand Champion Growers by the National Christmas Tree Association.
Atop a small round table in the warm and inviting Red Room is a cranberry tree, a traditional favorite, and a lush boxwood garland adorns the mantel. A splendid arrangement of white tulips and red berries completes the lovely picture.
State Dining Room
In this gracious room, site of so many elegant dinners given by presidents and first ladies throughout our countrys history, we continue the theme of holiday decorations from nature that are pleasing both to the eye and to the tastebuds. A lime-green taffeta tablecloth with a matching overlay lined in vivid orange covers the