Outdoor Lighting From Dollar Store Items
I really wanted some outdoor lighting and knew that I could make something fun myself. My husband and I were at the dollar store and I found some hanging planter baskets and some small solar table lamps. I turned those into these.
I used a wire hanging planter basket, a solar table lamp, double sided tape, wire, brackets and wire cutters and scissors.
Remove the base from the light then remove the light from the shade. Drill three holes in the shade for the wires.
Remove the chain from the planter and set it aside. Attach the shade by using wire through the holes in the shade. Keep tightening the sides until it secure and even. Then push the wires down and clip them a little if needed.
I added some double sided tape to the solar lights to help secure them into the shade. Then just push them into the shade. Mine held pretty good. I wasn't afraid they would fall out.
Then you want to grab the chain and remove as many links as you want to have it at the length you want. Keep the clips that attach the chain to the planter. I have seven links then the clips. This is your finished product.
Hang your brackets then hang the planter from the bracket.
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