House decorations - MASON CITY | Randy Black had a lifelong dream of decorating the White House for Christmas. This year his dream came true. “It was a wonderful opportunity of a lifetime to do this,” said Black, 50, one of 83 volunteers from across the nation chosen to help “The lights haven’t needed changing or redoing, and it’s been a couple of years now.” Make It All About The Mantel “One of the most searched-for terms on HGTV.com is ‘mantel decorating,’ ” Flynn says. For homes with a flat-panel TV mounted above The familiar black dog with the white chest and white front paws starred in past Christmases in President Barack Obama’s White House, but America’s first pooch had to let someone else in the picture this holiday season: his little sister, Sunny. Kingsport Fire Captain Sean Broyles tells News 5 holiday decorations can easily become hazards if they aren’t properly placed and taken care of. “If you use a live Christmas tree, make sure that you keep plenty of water in it and the keep the bottom ROCKWOOD — As the holiday draws near, about 200 houses will be displaying signs of Christmas spirit by shining lights and highlighting lawn ornaments in Rockwood’s annual house decorating contest. At dusk Monday, a secret panel of judges There are some people who like doing up their homes and then there are some for whom decorating their homes is a major passion. Inspiration to decorate homes comes at strange times and especially so when you are not exactly looking out for it. .
Scroll to the bottom for this year’s photos. ‘Twas the third Obama White House Christmas. What will be the 2011 theme? As first lady Michelle Obama unveils the holiday decorations Wednesday, presidential style watchers will be looking to see Every year since my oldest kids were very little, we’ve made a big deal out of decorating for the holidays. Not the decorations themselves, so much. Our holiday decór is a hodgepodge collection of items my husband and I bought or were given when newly “That whole team-of-rivals approach,” Mr. Borowitz said, “so instead of one decorator there will be eight: four Republicans and four Democrats, none of whom can stand each other, and he’ll make them each do a room.” However the Obamas .