13 Spectacular DIY Chicken Wire Craft Ideas

With chicken wire, just about anything is possible. People have been using chicken wire for a variety of reasons for years. Everything from using it in chicken coops to making baskets. Chicken wire can be used for a lot of creative and useful crafts.

You don’t need to have chickens to use it!

Have you ever considered using chicken wire to decorate your home? The answer is most likely no. Not many people think about using chicken wire for decorative purposes. But these projects below will inspire you to start thinking about it!

Chicken wire can make a lot of great decorative pieces for your home and garden. These crafts can be done yourself. This will save you money on purchasing decorative pieces. Best of all, these projects really impress your guests and will have them talking for months to come!

These projects will breathe new life into your home or garden. Décor on a budget is something we can all relate to. We have compiled the 13 best décor ideas for chicken wire, providing plenty of creative examples.

Go ahead, give one of these crafts a try!

1. Make a fruit or vegetable holder

Make a cool and useful fruit or vegetable basket that you can hang over your kitchen table or a counter.

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2. Make a candle lantern

Candle lanterns are a great way to decorate your house or even your porch. You can make your own using chicken wire!


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3. Create your own custom lampshade

A great way to decorate your lamp and make it look more fun. Chicken wire makes a great DIY lampshade!

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4. Fill in old picture frames

Chicken wire put inside old picture frames creates endless possibilities to create some unique home decor. You can make it into a dream board or even a clock!

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5. Create a floral decoration

Using just some chicken wire and some flowers, you can make beautiful wall and door floral decorations. A really nice way to spruce up your home!


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6. Cover a jar with chicken wire

By wrapping a mason jar with chicken wire, you can create a great decorative piece! Place a candle or fill it with stones or seashells!


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7. Make your own pendant lights

Cut the cost on those expensive pendant lights and make your own at home using chicken wire! A beautiful project for your home.

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8. Build a chicken wire centerpiece

Create an eye-catching center piece for your kitchen or dining room out of chicken wire. All you need is chicken wire, wood, wood glue, and anything you want to fill it with! You can also paint the wood to customize the color.


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9. Make a chicken wire basket

A very easy DIY project. A chicken wire basket is great for kitchens, but can also be used in kids rooms or even as a decorative wastebasket in your office.


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10. Create an animal for your yard

This is a fun one. Chicken wire is great for creating a decorative animal for a garden. And yes, you can even create a chicken!


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11. Make a decorative heart

This craft is one to love. A decorative heart is a nice way to make your home feel warm and cozy. You can fill it with decorative stones or pine cones.


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12. Build a wire basket for your flower pots

A great project for your home or porch. Chicken wire really does a nice job making flower pots look more unique.


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13. Make a candle cover

Chicken wire can make a nice decorative cover for your candles. Looks great, doesn’t it! Just make sure the wire is not too close to the flame.

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