Grab a doily and get crafty with these 7+ trending projects

You might associate doilies more with your grandma's style than your own, but these lace beauties can be used to make all sorts of gorgeous, contemporary pieces of home decor, clothing, and more!
Lots of us have doilies hidden away in our cupboards and closets, but even if you don't, they're easy to find at the thrift store. Don't be afraid to stock up, because you're about to learn some amazing ways to put them to use!
Lacy candle holder
This beautiful candle holder is so delicate and feminine, and I felt in love with it the moment I saw it! This video will show you how to make your own.
Doily luminaries
Looking for an elegant centerpiece? The video below demonstrates how to upcycle both doilies and old glass jars to make a delightful decor item!
Doily pillow
This pillow is a great way to use up extra doilies you have lying around the house! The project requires some sewing skills, but the results are well worth it. Check out the video below for the full process!
Doily-back tank top
I absolutely adore lace-back t-shirts and tanks! This is another project that requires some sewing ability, but it's a great way to breathe new life into an old shirt that you never wear. Check out the video below for a tutorial!
Cement doily bowl
Try out this interesting technique on your doilies for a different look to your doilies.
Delicate table runner
This table runner is the perfect blend of vintage and modern! The example from the video below was gently sewn together, so this is a great project if you want to be able to use the doilies for something else down the road.
Spherical hanging lamp
There's just something so beautiful about incorporating doilies into your lighting! This lamp cover was made with several different doilies, but you could also get great results by using one large doily. See the full process below.
Doily lamp shade
This is such an awesome way to freshen up an old lamp! A doily lamp shade would look especially lovely with a vintage lamp base, so you should be able to find something at the thrift store that would work perfectly. Check out the video below for inspiration!

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