How To Wrap Lights On A Tree

How To Wrap Lights On A Christmas Tree
STEP 1| Secure an extension cord (with pipe cleaner) to tree pole to plug in lights (leaving top outlet clear for tree topper).

STEP 2| Work from the bottom of the tree to the top. Start at the back of the tree branch (nearest pole).

STEP 3| Plugging your light string into extension cord, begin snuggly wrapping lights around branch “base” coming towards the front, circling back in a crisscross on the front branch tip. (see red in diagram, second slide.)

STEP 4| From front branch tip, selectively work your way back and onto other branch tips following the same twist and crisscrossing back pattern (see black in diagram, second slide) until you reach the back base of the branch where you started.

STEP 5| From there, bring your cord over to the back of the next branch "base" and repeat, working your way up the tree.

Visit our decorating tips section to view ideal tree size-to-light ratios. Numbers may vary based on personal preference or winding tautness.

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