15 Creative Ways to Use Chicken Wire Inside and Outside Your Home

A chicken wire fence might be a gardener’s delight but it’s also perfect for creative crafters. In this slide show, we’ve compiled some of the best chicken wire projects. Using mesh in ways you may have never dreamed of, our Hometalkers have made some truly spectacular things. So, if you’re ready to be inspired, here’s our rundown of top chicken wire tips, and tricks.

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From a Chair to a Floral Throne

Turn a chair into a floral throne using chicken wire. To start, this Hometalker took a dining room chair and removed the seat. From there, she shaped a chicken wire

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Wonderful Chicken Wire Fence for Decks

Give your decking some pizzazz with this chicken wire fence. After removing the original railings, ToolBox Divas made rectangle panels. Once complete, she secured chicken

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Fabulous Fall Wreath from Chicken Wire

Whether it’s fall, spring or the festive season, this chicken wire wreath is perfect. The key to recreating this piece is to paint the wire beforehand. Once she’d allowed

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Bring the Outside Inside with Chicken Wire Trees

For a touch of the outside inside, Patina took a piece of leftover bead board and cut it into a triangle. From there, a wooden measuring tape provided a perfect frame for

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Picture Perfect: Chicken Wire Frame

Taking a standard picture frame, this Hometalker removed the backing and cut a piece of chicken wire to size. With the wire in hand, they started in the top right corner

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Make Memories with Chicken Wire

After removing the glass inserts, Joy stretched chicken wire across the backs of these frames. Her tip is to cut the wire so that it sits halfway between the inner and

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Beautiful Chicken Wire Basket

This chicken wire basket from Courtney is as simple as it is stylish. Proving a sleek look, this piece required nothing more than wire and staples. First, Courtney rolled

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Fantastic Farmhouse Wire Lamp

With chicken wire, you can give your lamp a rustic look. Taking a tabletop lamp, Amy measured the shade and cut chicken wire 6” longer than required. From there, she

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Stylized Shelves with Chicken Wire

For this project, the DIY Doghouse built a three-side shelf ¼” and ½” boards. Once she’d stained the piece and added a logo on the backboard, it was time to stylize.

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A Great Gift Idea Using Chicken Wire

For the cutest gift, try this chicken wire basket. Taking two strips of steel wire, this Hometalker bent them into rings. From there, she rolled chicken wire and wrapped

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Wicked DIY Wood and Wire Trellis

The fantastic thing about this trellis is that the stunning facade covers what’s an otherwise unattractive back. To ensure the trellis was strong enough to cope with

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Fantastic Faux Chicken Wire Frame

If the thought of working with chicken wire fills you with fear, this faux chicken wire frame is a fantastic alternative. Sarah didn’t like the sharp edges of real wire,

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Delightful DIY Wire Deer

If you love animals but don’t like taxidermy, try this. For this project, Rebekah started out by making two cones. The larger cone formed the neck, while the smaller one

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Picturesque Chicken Wire Planters

To add some color to her yard, Amy dismantled pallets and turned them into a fence. Cutting the uprights to size, she brought the structure together with cross-beams

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From Linen Bin to Wonderful Wire Lampshade

You don’t always have to wrap chicken wire yourself. For this lampshade, Amy took a wire linen bin, removed the insert and discarded the lid. From there, she removed the

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