A rule of thumb is at least nine (9) feet of garland per foot of tree, so a 7-foot Christmas tree will need sixty-three (63) feet of garland. We recommend buying more garland to be on the safe side. If you are left with any extra, you can always use it on the mantle or in wreaths.

If you have a **slim** or pencil **tree** you can take away a few **feet** since the **tree** is not as wide. For a pencil Christmas **tree** I would recommend approximately **7**-8 **feet** of **garland** for every **foot** of the **tree**. So, for a **7 foot** pencil Christmas **tree** you would need approximately 49-56 **feet** of **garland**.

Beside above, how much ribbon do I need for a 7 foot tree?

Tree Height | Amount of Ribbon |
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4′ – 5′ | 40 feet – 55 feet |

6′ – 6.5′ | 70 feet – 75 feet |

7′ – 7.5′ | 84 feet – 98 feet |

8′ – 9′ | 120 feet – 150 feet |

Besides, how many feet of garland do you need for an 8ft tree?

I found several websites that recommend 10 **feet of garland** per one foot of Christmas **tree**. And if you have an eight foot **tree**, that can really add up.

How many feet of Christmas lights do I need for a 7 foot tree?

A good rule of thumb is 100 **lights** for every **foot**-and-a-half of **tree**. However, if you love **lights**, you may want to double or even triple that amount.

Selecting Your **Christmas Tree Lights**.

Tree Height | Number of Lights |
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6 to 7 Feet | 400 to 700 |

7.5 to 8.5 Feet | 700 to 1,000 |

9 to 10 Feet | 1,000 to 1,300 |

12 Feet | 1,500 to 2,000 |

### How much garland do I need for a staircase?

You will need at least five medium-sized white or clear zip ties, garland, scissors and bows. Measure your banister and choose between a 12′ or 20′ garland–you will want more garland than the length of your banister. At one end, wrap one zip tie around both the garland and the banister at the bottom of the stairway.

### How many ornaments do you need for a 7 foot pencil tree?

84 ornaments

### How do I calculate how much garland I need?

To swag garland down a staircase banister or across the mantel, use the same strategy as above. Measure the LENGTH of the banister or the WIDTH of the mantel, then calculate one-and-a-half times that dimension. Example: 6-ft. W mantel x 1.5 = 9 feet of garland.

### How much garland goes around a tree?

A rule of thumb is at least nine (9) feet of garland per foot of tree, so a 7-foot Christmas tree will need sixty-three (63) feet of garland. We recommend buying more garland to be on the safe side. If you are left with any extra, you can always use it on the mantle or in wreaths.

### How big of a tree skirt do I need?

What tree skirt diameter do you need: 56″ is best for larger artificial trees, 9′ and higher. Live trees 7.5′ and higher can use a 56″ tree skirt if the tree stand is large in size as well. 48″ is great for 7.5′ Christmas trees.

### What size tree topper do I need?

The distance between the peak of your tree and the ceiling will also determine the height of your topper. As a standard, your tree topper should have at least 5 inches of space from the ceiling.