Blue Room Floral Arrangement

Addie Thielemann

HISTORY

  • The Blue Room is located in the center of the State Floor of the White House.
  • The President uses the Blue Room to entertain many of his quests.
  • Originally decorated in red, blue was selected as the color for the drapes, upholstery, and carpet during an 1837 refurbishing under President Martin Van Buren.
  • Blue walls were introduced in 1902.
  • It has since been redecorated, but has always maintained its famous blue color scheme.
  • It is about 40 feet by 30 feet.
  • During the holidays, the Blue Room is the location of the official White House’s Christmas tree.
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MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • 12' Pine Christmas Tree
  • Poinsettia's
  • Baby's Breath
  • #40 gold ribbon
  • Red Zinnia's
  • White Camellia's
  • Wire
  • Floral scissors
  • Floral knives