One: Bubble lights!
These two get combined as I put the entire collection of Nutcrackers on the fireplace mantle, and intersperse a pine garland with the bubble lights!
Three: The antique ornaments I mentioned before. You can see a few of them here:
(Roughly half of these are antiques, with a quarter added when I was a kid, and the rest reproductions I have added over the years.) I am not showing you a snap from this year, as we decided to do a smaller tree on a table on account of the still adolescent (and therefore nuttier than normal) kitty. So only a handful of my ornaments even came out of their boxes this year. :( Nevertheless, here is the tree, if you're wildly curious:
Even here, you can see quite a few of the antiques, and Santa Mouse nestled in the branches!