January 20, 2020

Coastal DIY: Woven Rope Light

Coastal DIY to add some cool coastal lighting to your beach house. Woven Rope Light DIY.

Coastal DIY: Woven Rope Light


hanging planter basket (mine was $7.00 from Walmart)

sisal rope

single round outlet cover plate for a rectangular receptacle

white spray paint for metal

mini-pendant (you could opt for the standard size, as well)


1. If there is a wire crossing the middle-bottom of your basket, you will need to cut it with wire cutters. Once you have an opening in the middle, center the outlet cover and attach it to the basket with hot glue. The hot glue will not be weight-bearing; it just functions to keep things in place.

2. If desired, spray paint the basket and outlet cover.

3. Weave your rope through the basket. My basket did not allow for consistent weaving. After going around the basket once, it naturally wanted to repeat in the same manner. Instead of “weaving out, weaving in, weaving out, weaving in,” when I got back to my starting point, I had to weave over two wires, then begin the “weaving out, weaving in.” Depending on your basket, you may be able to keep weaving in and out without any repeats. There was a bottom rim on my basket, so I chose to vertically wrap the sisal at that point. You want the weaving to be tight, so this is a LONG process!

4. When you come to the end, tie a tight knot on the inside. If you run out of rope and need to begin with more, you can do this as well.

5. Attach to your pendant light fixture and connect to your ceiling. You're DONE! 

Coastal DIY:

Woven Rope Light
Explore Collection

Best Sellers

January 13, 2024

Bedroom Bliss

How to create a comfy, cozy master bedroom retreat...


January 09, 2024

Coastal Rugs to Anchor your Space

Coastal Rugs are the starting point for Interior Designers to create beautiful rooms. See what ru...


January 05, 2024

The Best Soothing Color Palettes to Create a Sense of Calm in Your Bedroom

Your bedroom should support relaxation, peace and tranquility. You can create that sense of calm ...


December 29, 2023

Chic Modern Beach House

It's no secret that most people love the relaxed vibe of a beach house.  You can create that feel...