The 1977 Carter tree featured trimming made by disabled men and women of the National Association of Retarded Citizens. The ornaments were made from nut pods, eggshells, foil, and painted milkweed pots.
A White House Christmas 2012 The East Room decorations celebrate the joy of American folk art. Artistic traditions are represented throughout the room's holiday decor, from handcrafted wooden ornaments to needlework to antique paintings.
Holidays in THE WHITE HOUSE over the years. The 1966 Johnson tree was based on an early American theme featuring nuts, popcorn, fruit, wood roses from Hawaii, a paper maché angel and gingerbread cookies