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Jill Biden Reveals Vibrant White House Christmas Decorations That Are ‘Gifts from the heart’

With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is well and truly underway, and with that comes the famous White House Christmas decorations. Today, first lady Jill Biden revealed the theme for this year, “Gifts from the Heart.”

According to a post that Biden made on Instagram, The theme is “inspired by the acts of kindness and experiences that lifted our spirits this year, decorated rooms in the White House reflect the Gifts from the Heart that unite us all: faith, family, friendship, the arts, learning, nature, gratitude, service, community, peace, and unity.”

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The “Gifts From The Heart” White House decor.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

Biden went for a traditional take on the Christmas aesthetic this year with an abundance of red green and gold as well as bows and stockings hanging around the house.

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The “Gifts From The Heart” White House decor.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

Christmas, White House Decor, Gift of Hearts, Jill Biden
The “Gifts From The Heart” White House decor.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

Each of the rooms was adorned with lit Christmas trees decorated with shining baubles and bows. Many of the rooms featured decor symbolizing different gifts such as the library which represented the “gift of learning” and the State Dining Room which celebrated the “gift of family” with photos of past presidents and their spouses hanging on the tree.

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Pictures of Barack and Michelle Obama and Joe and Jill Biden hanging on a tree in the White House.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP
Christmas, White House Decor, Gift of Hearts, Jill Biden
The “Gifts From The Heart” White House decor.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

The Red Room was decked out with different musical instruments. The center of the room boasted a Christmas tree, and off to the side, a garland was draped over the fireplace and featured small gold trumpets hanging from the bows. On the windows, three violins hung from red ribbons.

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The “Gifts From The Heart” White House decor in the Red Room.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

The house’s main event was the official White House Christmas tree, which stood 18 feet in the White house blue room. The towering tree was elegantly dressed in white bird decorations and silver and gold baubles.

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The Official White House Christmas tree in the Blue Room.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

The former English professor posed with her husband in one of the decorated rooms and the photo hung on their Christmas tree. The pair looked classy and festive with the first lady in a long red dress with off-the-shoulder sleeves, pleated detail on the skirt and a thick silver bracelet.  President Biden wore a classic black tuxedo with a bowtie.

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a photo of Joe and Jill Biden hanging on a tree in the White House.
CREDIT: Sipa USA via AP

Flip through the gallery to see the White House Christmas celebrations through the years. 

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