What makes them great is the many shapes and patterns…each one so pretty! Of course they are perfect for anything vintage! If you have created a doily project, please share the link on my Facebook page.
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Their beauty is often overlooked. Yet the delicacy and variety of doilies make them well worth bringing to the fore in fresh new ways. Stylist and crafter Paul Lowe values vintage doilies for their soft drape and intricate lacy appearance.
You know how I love modern design around here. As a matter of fact, I have a whole bunch from my Mom and a few from a friend. These ideas have really got me thinking.
You know these special things you treasure? Things that have no use, but they are very dear to you. Well, I had a lot of old doilies at home.
Did your granny leave you some doilies? Are you baffled about what to do with them? I mean, do you even HAVE any end tables to set them on?
Long before I even started my blog, I found the most amazing panel from a wooden door. It was covered in layers of chippy paint. I know it sounds crazy, but it is the absolute truth. The creams, blues, greens, and mahogany of the panel of the wooden door were the catalyst behind our entire master bedroom redesign.
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.
Find practical uses for doilies to give them impact without letting them overwhelm your space. Even the word "doily" sounds old-fashioned. Vintage doilies might be a Shabby Chic decorator's dream, but many modern-day collectors would rather showcase their vintage linens using a more streamlined and contemporary approach. Because they've been so stylistically typecast in the past, designing with doilies poses a major challenge: How do you display them without making it appear that Granny has come home to stay?