The Yellow Room Floral Arrangement

Skye Allen

Yellow Room Facts

  • The Yellow Oval Room is often used for formal private receptions for important guests.
  • The Yellow Oval Room is frequently redecorated by the presidential family but throughout the years the room’s main color scheme has remained various shades of yellow.
  • John Adams held the first presidential reception in this room, known then only as "the upstairs oval parlor."
  • Dolley Madison first decorated the room in yellow damask in 1809.
  • Franklin D Roosevelt converted the room into his study, and it was in this room on December 7, 1941, that he learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
  • After the Kennedy renovation of the White House the room was officially designated as the Yellow Oval Room.

Materials Used



Baby's Breath

Floral Preservative


Stem Stripper

Floral Shears

Pruning Shears

Floral Scissors

Flower Catagories

Form Flowers - Lilies

Mass Flowers - Roses

Filler Flowers - Baby's Breath