I wanted these for camping. They are not too big nor bulky, they are easy to peel and attach to the tent so that the kids can find their way around after the sun goes down. What I like is that there are 120 led beads on one rope of lights, there are enough lights to brighten up one room in the tent and still actually illuminate the other room just by the brightness. Battery operated so they can be shut off when not in use, no worries about electrical outages, which will be perfect at home to have on hand in case of the storms. The plus to the lights is the peel and stick stripping which allows me to put them wherever I choose and know that they are staying. The constant in and out of the tent with the kids shows how durable they are that they are still sticking to the tent and no damage to them nor my tent.