DIY Basket Light

3 Materials
$30
1 Hour
Easy

I wanted the perfect light to finish off the nursery I’ve been working on.


I had two gorgeous baskets that I had bought years ago, and when looking at one, an idea struck!


Why not turn one of the baskets into a light?!

I ordered a mini pendant light kit off of Amazon.

Materials:

Basket

Light kit

Spade drill bit

I used a 3/8 spade drill bit to make the hole I needed.

After finding the center, I was ready to drill.

This is where the cord would be passed through.

We had to unscrew a tiny screw in order to get the cord loose.

Once the cord was through, we trimmed down the cord to have it the length we wanted.

We also used some blue and a nut to hold the cord so that it hung straight.

It worked out better that I imagined.

I absolutely love how it finished off the nursery. The fun thing is that I can be done with any basket as long as it’s open enough to allow the light to be bright enough.

Would you try this?

Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. More info

Top Hometalk Projects

30 Stylish Update Ideas You'll Want To Use For Your Bedroom
30 Ideas To Make Your Office Look Great
These Amazing Vase Ideas Will Blow Your Guests Away!
15 Clever Repurposing Ideas That Will Add Some Creativity to Your Home
15 Stencil Patterns You'll Wish You'd Seen Sooner
3 Gorgeous Ideas to Use Photo Frames - and Not for Pictures!
Upgrade Your Backyard With These 30 Clever Ideas

Have a question about this project?

1 question
  • Jen
    Jen
    on Feb 25, 2021

    Where did you find the basket?

    • Jen
      Jen
      8 days ago

      Thanks...I am in Oregon and will stop in Freddies!

Join the conversation

2 of 6 comments
Your comment...