# How much garland do I need for a banister?

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.

Measuring a staircase banister or mantel to swag garland. 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.

Additionally, how many feet of garland do you need for a front door? about 20 feet

Likewise, how do you attach garland to railing?

Hold the end of the garland against the bottom of the stair rail. Wrap the floral wire around the end of the garland and the rail. Twist the ends of the wire together tightly to secure the garland in place.

How much garland do I need for a 7ft 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 do you hang garland on pillars?

Take fresh or faux garland and wind it around the columns. Beginning at the top, pound a small nail or cup hook on the area facing the house to conceal it visually. Wrap an end piece of garland around the nail or hook to attach it. Wind the garland around the columns, leaving column areas to show.

### How do you hang garland on a mantle without nails?

Command Hooks. Command hooks are really the best thing I’ve found for hanging wreaths, garland and stockings on my mantel, door, or wall, without nails! If you haven’t used them yet, they are little hooks with a non-damaging adhesive double sided tape on the back. I get mine here or at a hardware store like Home Depot.

### How do you hang garland around a mirror?

The easiest way would be to tuck the garland in and around the mirror’s frame, but you could also hammer small brads into the wall just beside the frame and wire the garland to the brads. After you’ve draped the garland, you can embellish it with lights, ribbons or flowers.

### 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.