A Hanging Planter Becomes a DIY Pendant Light!


When do you get when you combine a hanging planter, sisal rope and electrical wiring? How about the lovely (and super budget-friendly!) pendant shown above. I'm loving this recent DIY and would have never thought it was made from a planting basket originally intended for the garden! Read on for a supply list and full DIY instructions.

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  • Hanging planter basket
  • Sisal rope
  • Single round outlet cover plate for a rectangular receptacle
  • White spray paint (low-VOC, of course!)
  • Mini-pendant

If you love this DIY, click over for the full DIY Project: Woven Rope Pendant Lamp tutorial at Design*Sponge.

(Image: Design*Sponge)

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Landis is a ceramic artist who hand-makes heirloom-quality pottery for the kitchen, table, and home. She writes about tabletop design and entertaining for The Kitchn and lives in Maplewood, NJ with her husband and toddler.