Cut around the bottom of a paper plate and make this lovely doily

Whether you're hosting a luncheon or wanting to add class to your dining decor, doilies are a timeless option. Not only do they bring elegance to your space or event, but they're also appealing seasonal pieces for table settings. You don't need antique doilies for this project. Instead, it's easy to make your own.
The only materials you will need are ones you probably have already. If you don't have paint, order it online or grab some from a hobby store. Choose a color that represents the aesthetic you're trying to achieve; pastels are perfect for spring, while earth tones work better in the fall.
Advertisement
Materials
- Paper plate
- Scissors
- Hole punch
- Acrylic paint
- Paintbrush
DIY Everywhere
Instructions
1. Cut around the entire perimeter of the paper plate.
2. Cut around the paper plate again, this time making scallop shapes.
3. Punch holes all around the inner crease of the paper plate, maintaining equal distance between holes.
4. Paint the paper plate with the color of your choice, and allow to dry.
5. Repeat steps 1-4 for as many plates or doilies as you would like to make.
Advertisement
Resources DIY Everywhere

Create something amazing from a basic dollar store find with theses upcycled laundry basket tutorials.
August 9   ·  
Advertisement
Mason jars will never go out of style, especially if people are coming up with ideas as cool as this.
August 9   ·  
Crepe paper flowers are more charming and visually appealing than traditional fake flowers. This DIY version with cotton swabs is easy to assemble and even easier on your wallet.
August 9   ·  
Who would've thought that a 55-gallon drum could turn into something so chic?
July 18   ·  
July 29   ·  
Dial telephones are telling reminders of how much phones have evolved over the years.
July 14   ·