Why do we love DIY things? Because we turn one things into others – such different things! I would never imagine a basket turned into a lamp but today’s tutorial is about it! You’ll need a box cutter, wire strippers, fabric-covered electrical cord, cut to desired hanging length plus an additional 12 inches, a standard porcelain light socket, 1-inch screws, #6-32, 2, a screwdriver, a standard ceiling canopy fixture, wire cutters. Start by assembling a basic pendant kit with the cord and light socket pieces. Using a box cutter, split the outer cord sheath open roughly 2 inches to expose the wires inside. Using the wire strippers, strip away the wire insulation to expose the raw copper wires and give them each a little twist to keep them secured together. Continue reading the instructions here.