How many lights do I need for my Christmas Tree?

Well, in our opinion you can never have too many lights!

Whether you go for a modest or a more flamboyant tree we can help you decide just how many you need 🎄✨

From artificial to fresh cut, all trees deserve to be lit up for Christmas! Follow our easy guide to fill your Christmas tree with just the right amount of lights, ensuring you get the look you’ll love.

How Many Lights Do I Need For My Christmas Tree?

how many lights do i need for my christmas tree?


Our golden rule is 200 bulbs or 10 metres of lights per 4ft of Christmas tree. In summary, for a 8ft tree we recommend 400 bulbs or 20 metres of lights. If you’re a fairy light lover, double up or mix and match for extra sparkle.

Use our Essential Fairy Lights to light up your tree and add a magical warm white glow!

Get inspired and follow our rule with you can never have too many lights on your Christmas Tree! 

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Add a mix of lights and incorporate some Star Fairy Lights or some Ball Fairy Lights for added texture.

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For a more feminine look, add some heart fairy lights

Heart Fairy Lights

Wondering what to put on the top of the tree? Introducing our star of the show in rose gold! Opt for a Small Gold Star. For an on-trend Christmas tree this season dress your tree in star fairy lights from top to bottom for the ultimate look! USB Powered, simply plug in and watch them glow.

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