I tie the larger branches into big swags and hide the utilitarian sea grass string with red ribbons, re-used year after year. One swag for the door and five to march up the stairs. (The cats are particularly fond of the stair decor and love to lurk half-hidden in the greenery.)
I couldn't resist adding in this picture of William. Justin and his two dogs were on the sofa watching Carolina basketball and I was stretched out on the love seat, working at my laptop. William is letting me know that his usual sleeping places have been usurped.
Oh, those expressive Chihuahua ears . . .