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. Many of you want to know whether garland should drape over the sides of the mantel or not?

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

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. Many of you want to know whether garland should drape over the sides of the mantel or not?

### What length does garland come in?

Most garlands come in a standard 9′ length which is not likely to fit right around most doors and windows. Because of this I would recommend using unlit garlands around windows and doors so that you can cut the greenery to the desired length you need and then add lighting.

#### How much garland do I need for draping?

FOR GREENERY GARLANDS: To wrap around an object, use twice as much length of foliage as the height of the object. For a flat surface, allot 2 feet on each end to hang off the edge. To hang on a line, plan for roughly 1.5 to 2 feet of garland for every 1 foot of draping space to allow for slack.

**How much garland do I need for a 4.5 foot tree?**

You can use a simple and easy ratio to determine how much garland you need. For every foot in height of your tree, you need approximately 9 feet of garland. If your tree is very full or you want the garland to be particularly thick and prominent on the tree, then go with 10 feet instead.

**How much garland is needed for a 7ft tree?**

A rule of thumb is at least nine (9) feet of garland per foot of a 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.

## How much garland do I need for a 7 1 2 foot tree?

A rule of thumb is at least nine (9) feet of garland per foot of a 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 wreaths.

### How much garland do I need for a 7.5 foot tree?

Step 4: The Garland A rule of thumb is at least nine (9) feet of garland per foot of a 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 wreaths.

#### How many feet garland for front door?

Be sure to measure your door; you’ll need at least three six-foot garlands to decorate one door. Check cord lengths and power requirements before you buy to be sure that you have all the necessities on hand.

**How much garland do I need for a 3 foot tree?**

You can use a simple and easy ratio to determine how much garland you need. For every foot in height of your tree, you need approximately 9 feet of garland.