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Icicle Lights In Trees?

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Has anyone ever used icicle light strings in trees? Trying to decide if it would look okay and the best way to do it.

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I've used them in both trees and bushes. They work quite well. They help break up that "straight line" effect you get with strands....where your eye can follow the lit strands through the tree.

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Why Not!!    Toss a strand of icicles on a few low branches and see if you like it.  I think it might work out very nicely.

 

One issue (and only if you're picky) most icicle strands come with white wire (usually local store bought)   Green wire strands can be gotten from many on-line vendors.  I've done business with http://www.holiday-light-express.com/Icicle_LED_Christmas_Lights-70.php  a few times with good results.

 

Don't forget to post some pictures!  The rest of us want to know the results!

 

Enjoy!

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I use them on all my trees that have no leaves on them. I can wrap them around small branches in different directions, stretch them from on branch to another. They work great and make the tree look much more full.

 

Lee

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they can look good if you have enough of them.  I wrapped my pine tree with them once, you just need a lot of them so you can blanket the whole tree.  If you do it rite they don't even look like icicles....which is the look I was going for...If you want the icicle look in the tree im not sure how that would look.But you can always try it

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I use the LED with plastic icicles to decorate bushes. They are to the right of the Christmas Tree, they look great in the dark. My neighbor likes how I put them in front of her house also.

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 Strictly Lights, What color are the icicle lights you have for sale? Such as wires / bulbs?

 

Thanks !

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I have about 10 sets of icicle lights if someone needs them for their trees. $1 plus shipping....found them the other night and had this post in mind

I'll take all of them PM sent

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