Have you ever heard of rain chains? Well, rain chains are a fun and functional alternative to the boring metal or plastic downspouts. They have two important functions; the first is for controlling the transport of rainwater from your gutter to the ground or to the container, and second can be serve as for decoration purposes. There are many designs available and they can be crafted from various materials. Here are 10 DIY rain chain ideas that are totally beautiful and simple to make.
1. Bucket Rain Chain
Make a rain chain out of little galvanized buckets – you can get them from a craft store. It can be done in about an hour and costs around 30 bucks. (Tutorial via Curbly)