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Melania Just Revealed The White House Christmas Decorations—Including Creepy Blood-Red Trees 😱

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Now that the turkey is gone and the sales are winding down, people are turning their sights on Christmas, including First Lady Melania Trump who just unveiled the White House's 2018 Christmas decorations.


After last year's Tim Burton inspired decorations, the First Lady decided to up the ante for 2018, creating a house of horrors sure to be a nightmare before, during and after Christmas.

On Monday FLOTUS released a minute-long video showing off the decorations, which according to the First Lady follow an "American Treasure" theme, but a hallway filled with blood-red trees gave the White House much more of an American Horror Story vibe.


2018 Christmas Decorations at the White House www.youtube.com

Along with the scarlet forest, the First Lady adorned the White House with a number of patchwork wreaths and ornaments sporting her "Be Best" slogan. Overall the decorations created a nightmarish effect even more haunting than last year's.


Twitter wasted no time sharing what they thought of the decorations.






Particularly the blood-red trees.





And many wondered about the First Lady's source of inspiration.




Knowing the Trump administration though, it's probably just that red is their favorite color.


H/T - Mashable, Huffpost

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Reddit user u/GeekyKirby wanted to get something for their boyfriend for his birthday, but he said not to get him anything because it is so close to Christmas, so they decided it was time to get creative.

When asked what they bought him, u/GeekyKirby replied:

I pre-ordered him a game [Kingdom Hearts III], and bought him a shirt and a book he wanted :) ...I also filled up his living room floor with balloons...

It seems minor mischief is a common theme in their relationship:

Thank you. :) At this point, I can't really surprise my boyfriend anymore. And I try lol. Like the time I secretly put googly eyes on everything in his fridge...

Oh, and they made him this Pikachu cake. You know, nbd.

Users were impressed by u/GeekyKirby's piping skills. Also, the hate for fondant icing is real!

Nicely done and without fondant! r/FondantHate - Patiod
Today was a bad day on reddit if you genuinely want fondant to not be a thing. Just kidding. But fuck fondant, for real. - mimomusic
We over at r/fondanthate love your buttercream meme! - cherrylpk
This is one of the best things I've ever seen on Reddit! - backfromthedead
You're a very thoughtful and creative girlfriend! <3 - mediaclone
I'd have a hard time eating this, very cute. - FrontierFrance210
A meme!?!?!? On a cake!?!??!?!?!?!Now i've seen everything! - Indetermination

A few were also a bit envious.

This cake looks AWESOME, great job!
Side note: Here's hoping that 2019 will bless me with some manflesh to do nice things like this for too 🤞🏽- black_heart85
Hehe this gave me a good chuckle this morning. Now wish I had a boyfriend so I could do this to them. - MidnightMadness21

Making something for someone is a great way to show them you love them.

The best birthday present I ever got was from a girl who baked me a cake secretly. So thanks for doing that for him, I know I'd feel great about it. - Levitr0n

Others have found inventive ways to use the meme as well:

Stickers:


Sculpture:

Latte Art:

Refrigerator...art...trolling?


Even An Essay:

The fact that Surprised Pikachu is still around in 2019 really speaks to its universal appeal and ease of use. People will surely keep coming up with inventive ways to use the meme.

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