And people wonder why I don't like any of the Marauders. That scene was really funny (mostly because they got Alan Rickman in that getup & he looked FABULOUS), but it also always made me angry on Snape's behalf.
Keep the tree elegant & simple. Image courtesy of Amara. I love the closeness of the tree to the fireplace and the couch but I would prefer to have more colour in the room throughout winter. White interior makes it look that little bit colder.
I bet the dares would be way more well, daring then breaking into the Hufflepuff common room just to leave a scarf, but I love the concept. The most dangerous ones where when someone was dared to find Eves coffee and hide it.