I love to decorate the whole house, not just the Christmas tree itself. Every room needs to have some touch of decorations, and that includes even the bathroom! I have a string of M&M lights that get hung in the bathroom, and looped along the top of the shower curtain through the curtain rings (on the outside of the shower, of course!) They are probably about 12 years old, and I'm shocked that they still work, but they add just a touch of whimsy and fun that I love.
In the living room and dining room each of the windows get an outline of colored lights that can be seen both inside and outside the house. Figurines and Nativity Scenes, and Christmas Villages adorn the tables and the top of our upright piano. The Nativity Scene is a left-over from my childhood, with a mixture of ceramic and plastic figures that are probably 50 or more years old. They are chipped and cracked, with paint flakes missing, and every single one of the angels have lost their wings over the years, but it is nonetheless my favorite piece of holiday decoration, and the season would not be complete without it.
What's your favorite decoration, if you have one? Do you decorate the whole house, just one room, or just the tree?