Marten, the style.css is my own stylesheet; it functions correclty, I have now closed the tag. the calendar widget functions correctly as far as clicking on the input field and selecting a date. It just renders with a transparent background with no colors.
I have included on my classpath the following jars:
cause thats where the needed css and js files reside. I did add the id attribute on the form:input tag but I'm still receiving the same result. So I'm thinking is there anything i need to do after calling the Spring.addDecoration function.