DIY Crafts

How to make your own rustic-chic chandelier

Create sophisticated countryside charm with pretty lanterns and a standout pendant lamp.


Photo, Sian Richards. Prop styling, Jennifer Evans.

Add instant style to your next outdoor party with this DIY weatherproof pendant lamp. All you need is some foraged gnarled branches and a couple of strands of exterior string lights. Bind the branches together with twine, wrap the lights around them, and plug it in. Voila! You’ve created a one-of-a-kind backyard chandelier. Bonus: You probably have the perfect lights packed away in your holiday boxes.

String lights, Target.