The Obamas’ Portuguese water dog is in almost every room of the ground and state floors, ranging from a miniature licorice and marshmallow version to a felt design 4 1/2 feet tall.
Bo made a special appearance in the State Dining Room as military children created holiday ornaments and decorated cookies.
Several decorations honor military families, including a Gold Star Families tree with ceramic ornaments carrying personalized messages by families. Also decorating the executive mansion are 37 Christmas trees and a 400-pound gingerbread White House.
• From wire dispatches and staff reports
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