Michelle Obama Decks the White House Halls One Last Time

Every year the country waits with baited breath for First Lady Michelle Obama's reveal of the White House Holiday Decorations. We're not going to lie, knowing this is the last time makes us cry a little on the inside (ok maybe the outside too). Take an inside look at the jaw-dropping decor, and Lady O's gorgeous dress too!

Essence Nov, 30, 2016

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Michelle Obama warms up with her smile as she welcomes military families to the White House for the 2016 Holiday Season.

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Michelle Obama shows off her festive dress

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Oh what fun it must be to spending the holidays at The White House - it's a gift in itself!

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Check out how the entrance of the Grand Foyer is decorated in cute silver and red gift boxes.

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The details in The White House Gingerbread House are everything !

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The Christmas trees in the Cross Hall are beautifully decorated with silver and gold ornaments.

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This tiered Christmas tree in the State Dining Room surely puts us in the holiday spirit.

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Let's take a closer look at this miniature LEGO gingerbread house around one of the Christmas trees. Adorable!

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These holiday cookies look to good to even eat !

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The festive gold ornaments on this tree shimmer so beautifully.

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Yet again another lovely tree is decorated in the East Wing of the White House.

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The Holiday decorations in the Vermeil Room add a sweet and delicate touch to the room.

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Look at this amazingly huge tree! The official White House Christmas Tree sits right in the middle of the Blue Room.

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Holiday decorations are seen hanging from the ceiling of the East Wing of the White House.

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This room is simply picture perfect!

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The holiday decorations in the library of the White House make us feel right at home.

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Mrs. Obama really outdid herself this year, each tree just gets better and better.

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Couldn't picture a more perfect fireplace!

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This year's holiday theme,'The Gift of the Holidays,' reflects on not only the joy of giving and receiving, but also the life, service, friends and family, education, and good health.

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Check out this gigantic recreations of Sunny and Bo, they are too cute!

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Looks like White House dogs are on the 'nice' list this year, as their treeis adorned with different treats and toys for them to play with.

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This Nutcracker Solider compliments this Christmas tree perfectly!

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This hallway is like taking a trip in a Winter Wonderland !

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The Holiday decorations in the Vermeil Room add a sweet and delicate touch to the room. Perfect for singing some Christmas Carols.