needlework toys and suits for Santa and Mrs. Claus, to beautiful glass
expressions of the festivities, everywhere you look, the wonder and
amazement of the holidays prevail. Thanks to the imagination and artistry of people
from every part of the country.
year, the President and First Lady would like the White House to
reflect the December holidays as seen through the eyes of a child.
chose Santa's Workshop as this
year's holiday theme, to recognize the hopes and dreams of our next generation. As in past
years, the First Family has invited specific groups and individuals from around the country to
create ornaments to adorn the
White House Christmas Tree. Members of The Council of Fashion
Designers, The National Needlework Association, and the American Craft Council were invited
to create ornaments depicting characters or scenes from Santa's workshop.