Strip clean your old lamp shade frame and dress with doilies. These make lovely, original shades and throw enchanting light tricks into your room. // A fun family history craft & DIY project for your old family doily you inherited. Bring it back to life!
I've noticed more and more that people get rid of doilies either by thrifting them, giving them away for free, or throwing them out. Here's a creative and unique looking idea for a light shade using doilies.
Beautiful lamp shades - paint doilies (or leave them natural), cover in wallpaper paste and stick to a balloon. Wait for the dollies to dry (preferably overnight), pop the balloon. Et voila! Its a bowl.a lampshade.you decide.