I would use a more natural jute rope you can usually find at your local dollar store :) check out The Metal Barn to see what awesome rustic finds we\'re making in the barn! Rope covered coffee cans, jars, etc. nice to give something in
Upcycled Birdcage into Succulent Planter Flowers, Plants & Planters. I extended the bottom of the cage with an hardware cloth basket cut and bent to size. Lined it with moss and filled with potting soil.