From Basket to Shade Part: II

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DIY Seagrass Basket Pendant Light



Upgrade this Target bought seagrass basket into a cool and impactful pendant light fixture.


We got this beautiful and affordable seagrass basket at Target to make into a simple DIY pendant light. If you're not the DIY type you can find pre-wired pendants in our 3-Port pendant collection. Otherwise follow along and wire your own. You'll simply need to get the parts listed below! 



We put together the best items for you:

View our Video Tutorials and learn to wire and install our lightning items. Helpful videos and downloadable step-by-step tutorials for this fixture include HOW TO: CUT & STRIP FABRIC COVERED WIRE and HOW TO: WIRE SOCKETS.


DIY Fabric Wire by the Foot

Cloth Covered Electrical Wire available in over 100 colors and patterns! Don't be afraid to get something colorful!

Socket and Cord Grip

This simple socket features a smooth surface and is our preferred socket to be paired with our socket covers. This metal Cord Grip is also available in 6 finishes! Download step-by-step wiring instructions here!


3-Port Ceiling Canopy

The high quality paint finish and classic black color can be used to compliment or contrast your lighting project. The minimal design is compatible with every design aesthetic.

Socket Cover

Our Flat Top Metal Socket Cover is available in a beautiful array of colors. The cover fits over our compatible sockets while assembling a DIY light.

Female and Male metal cord grips

Use the Female and Male cord grip to secure the shade to the wire.  


Pick any style from our huge assortment of LED bulbs! Get that vintage look with our amber finish. For a modern look go for clear or milk finish.

Round Swag Hook

Save yourself the hassle of going to the hardware store and add these round swag hooks to your shopping cart. The ceiling hooks can be mounted directly on wood or ceiling-joist.


Color Cord 3000

Whether you're a newbie or a veteran with DIY wiring projects, this handy tool will make your projects easier and faster to complete. If you rather not get one, you can simply use a blade! Learn other ways to strip your wire here.

Wire Basket

We picked this seagrass basket, but there are an array of different styles for your choosing. Find some of them here