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Unexpected Uses for the Humble Doily
Doilies make the cutest crafts. Many people already have these beauties in their homes either on display or tucked away in a closet or drawer. Doilies are delicate, feminine and look like lace. If you love adding a sweet vintage look to your craft projects, then you might want to consider doily crafting.
Scrapbookers will discover that adding bits and pieces of paper doilies to their layouts give a beautiful old-world feel to their memories. Card makers find that doilies work well for card crafting too. Crafters have even made wall art from doilies. Paper doilies have hundreds of uses. Your imagination only limits you.
You can use crocheted doilies for any of the following projects, but paper ones will work just as well. They aren't very expensive, and you can find handmade doilies for pennies at a thrift shop. Paper ones are for sale at the dollar store or your big box hobby store.
So search your attic and closets for those hidden treasures and get crafting.Continue to 2 of 14 below.
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An Easy Spring CenterpieceContinue to 3 of 14 below.
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Paper Doily Banner Party DecorContinue to 4 of 14 below.
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Paper Doily Covered BooksContinue to 5 of 14 below.
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Paper Doily Party DecorContinue to 6 of 14 below.
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DIY Doily Textured Ceramic PlatesContinue to 7 of 14 below.
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5 Paper Doily Party Decor Ideas
The next time you have a gathering for your girlfriends, such as a baby or bridal shower, honor them with a sweet doily place setting. Nothing says feminine more than these lacy paper napkins from Beautiful Blue Brides and the adorable matching tags.
The article also features four more beautiful doily craft ideas to make your party decor simply gorgeous. Your party will surely be memorable.Continue to 9 of 14 below.
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How to Doily Stencil a Pillow
Indigo-dyed fabrics in home decor are quite popular these days and can be seen in catalogs of the trendier home decor companies. Make these remarkably sophisticated pillows with just paint and paper doilies just as Pillar Box Blue did. Who would have thought that such simple supplies would result in such a high end looking product? These pillows are a home decor project you will not want to miss.Continue to 11 of 14 below.
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Paper Doily Decoupaged Bottle Tutorial
Paper doily decoupaged bottles from Craftiments will give you an excuse to drink more wine. Instead of throwing your bottles into the garbage, recycle them into lovely vases. Just Mod Podge some paper lace doilies onto the bottles and you will end up with some of the loveliest flower containers you have ever seen.Continue to 12 of 14 below.
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DIY Doily Paper Christmas Tree Tutorial With VideoContinue to 13 of 14 below.
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Doily Snowflake Bowl
This doily snowflake bowl from Cut Out and Keep would make a beautiful decoration for a bridal or baby shower. It might even work well as table decor for a winter wedding. If you are planning to use it as a candle holder always remember safety first. It might be a good idea to use a battery operated tea light instead of a regular candle.Continue to 14 of 14 below.
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