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How many christmas lights per foot do you put on your christmas tree?

if you just buy a couple boxess on throw them on your tree then tell us how many boxes and how many are on the string you put on your tree and tell us the size of your tree, that'll help us out

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1LovelyAngel

Asked by 1LovelyAngel at 11:41 PM on Oct. 23, 2010 in Holidays

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  • We usually do 100 lights per foot. I think our tree is 6 1/2 or 7 feet tall and we have around 6 or 7 boxes of 100 count lights.
    lalasmama2007

    Answer by lalasmama2007 at 11:50 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • thought it was 100 per foot
    1LovelyAngel

    Comment by 1LovelyAngel (original poster) at 12:00 AM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • I have a 7 foot tree that I put 4 strands of 200 lights on, 800 lights all together which means that it gets 150 lights per foot. My MIL gave me a tip of what she used to do but I already had my lights. I forget what they're called but she took those nets of lights that people sometimes put on their bushes outside and she wrapped her tree with it. We like lots of lights.

    BUTTERCUP777

    Answer by BUTTERCUP777 at 12:03 AM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • @BUTTERCUP i like a lot of lights too
    1LovelyAngel

    Comment by 1LovelyAngel (original poster) at 1:42 AM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • I like to wrap some inside the tree and some outside so you get the light all the way through, and I think it comes out to about 150 per foot. My tree is normally 6' at least, so we use a lot of lights!
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 2:47 AM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • Our tree is 7ft we usually use four boxes of 100 lights per foot.
    Cassandre

    Answer by Cassandre at 10:50 AM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • You can buy 100 ct 50ct and 25 ct cords of lights
    I put on one tree 700 + lights... and it's a 7 ft fake...
    my 6 1/2 ft tree can also take 700 lights ...
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 12:35 PM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • Oh lol I guess I should add sometimes mine is up to 250 lights per foot because of how huge around my trees normally are lol. They normally are at least 5' wide at the base lol.
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 2:19 PM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • about 250 but my mom puts them on we like the sparkle
    raurismomma07

    Answer by raurismomma07 at 2:24 PM on Oct. 24, 2010

  • I just reread what I wrote last night and I realize I said that I put on 150 lights per foot when I ment to say that I put about 115 lights per foot on. That's what happens when I keep trying to answer when I really need to go to bed. LOL!!! I was also thinking about almost doubling the lights which might have messed up the numbers in my tired brain too. LOL!!! Ooopps!

    BUTTERCUP777

    Answer by BUTTERCUP777 at 10:53 PM on Oct. 24, 2010

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