Although incoming presidents are allotted $100,000 of government funds to re-decorate the White House residence and the Oval Office, the Obamas will "not [be] using public funds or accepting donations of goods for redecorating their private quarters." One of their first White House purchases was the fantastic swing set for Sasha and Malia that is shown here. More info and links below the jump...
Find out more:
- "Home Decorating With the Obamas" from NY Mag
- "Walk the Talk" from DemConWatch
- "Obamas Are Personally Paying For White House Renovations" from The Huffington Post