The first step is to split these shoots down the middle so we can get the cord all the way through. We used a few tools before we finally got it right.
The ALABAMA knife did the trick.
We used lights that my man had left over from a music video shoot. They are super inexpensive and we picked them up for a few dollars each at the Home Depot.
Once they are strung we fastened them together with cable ties to keep everything in place.
We then covered the cable ties with rope to hide those hideous plastic ties.
A little hot glue and a few burns later...they start to come together.
To us the silver just wasn't blending in and it made them look..um..cheap so we painted them with Rustoleum's Aged Copper spray paint.
Here they are in all of their glory...
Not bad, right? Especially when you figure we paid less than $50 for three outdoor lights when you factor in bulbs, wiring, etc. We couldn't be happier with how they turned out. We love them so much we're thinking of adding them to our patio as well. Do you have anything in your yard you could turn into a light?
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