A look inside the ornate decorations throughout the White House during the holiday season. Decorations were installed by world-famous designers with holiday theme ?A Timeless Tradition? for this year. The White House installed with 62 Christmas trees and their adorning 70,000 ornaments. Outside the East Wing entrance, lifesize wooden penguins are painted to welcome visitors. Inside the White House, thousands of colorful ornaments glued together in structures that adorn doorframes and chandeliers throughout the space. The tradition of decoration dates back 85 years.