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DIY Metal Basket Pendant Light


 

 


Upgrade this wire basket from Target into a gorgeous sleek pendant light fixture.

 

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



 

LIGHTING PARTS YOU'LL NEED!

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

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!

Sockets and cord-grips

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!

 1-Port Ceiling Canopy - Black

1-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.

Basket Weave Bamboo Pendant Lamp

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.

Stacking Lucy Chair

Female and Male metal cord grips

Use the Female and Male cord grip to hold the shade in place on the wire.  

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Bulb

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.

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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.

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Wire Basket

We picked this modern basket in black, but there are an array of different colors and metals for your choosing. Find some of them here