How Past Presidents Have Decorated the White House

Spoiler: It's always fabulous, no matter the era.

The White House is the country's most famous address, yes, but for the First Family it has to feel like a home. So with each new administration, the White House undergoes a major decor overhaul. Trump has already started to add his gold-loving personal touch, and it was recently announced that Melania Trump has officially hired Tham Kannalikham to redecorate the White House living quarters. In honor of the upcoming White House renovation, we looked at how past Presidents decorated the historic house.

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Administration

The Red Room, 1940.

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The Truman Administration

The Solarium, 1948.

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The Truman Administration

The Blue Room, 1952.

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The Eisenhower Administration

The Green Room, 1956.

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The Eisenhower Administration

The State Dining Room, 1960.

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The Kennedy Administration

The Blue Room, 1961.

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The Kennedy Administration

The State Dining Room, 1962. 

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The Kennedy Administration

The Oval Office, 1962.

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The Kennedy Administration

The State Dining Room, 1962.

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The Kennedy Administration

The Green Room, 1962.

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The Kennedy Administration

The Family Dining Room, 1963.

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The Kennedy Administration

The Solarium, 1963.

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The Johnson Administration

The Green Room, 1965. 

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The Johnson Administration

The Blue Room, 1965. 

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The Johnson Administration

The Red Room, 1965. 

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The Nixon Administration

The Family Dining Room, 1971.

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The Nixon Administration

The Solarium, 1974.

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The Ford Administration

The Solarium, 1974.

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The Reagan Administration

The Red Room, 1981.

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The Reagan Administration

The President's private living quarters, 1981.

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The Reagan Administration

The Oval Office, 1987.

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The Reagan Administration

The Family Dining Room, 1987.

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The George H.W. Bush Administration

The Oval Office, 1990. 

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The George H.W. Bush Administration

The State Dining Room, 1991. 

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The Clinton Administration

The Oval Office, 1993. 

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The Clinton Administration

The Lincoln Room, 1993. 

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The Clinton Administration

The Red Room, 1997.

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The Clinton Administration

The Green Room, 1999.

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The Clinton Administration

The State Dining Room, 2000.

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The George W. Bush Administration

The Oval Office, 2001.

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