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 Do you enjoy crafting for your own pleasure and for gifts? You can make wonderful craft projects using doilies in new and innovative ways.

Just use doilies, ribbons, bows, charms, and other trims to enhance the doilies. You can craft beautiful photo albumns, wooden boxes, flower pots, and hundreds of more items into treasures.

Here are a few projects:

WEDDING BOX                                         Wedding Box             

Supplies you will need:

  • Unfinished wood box
  • White acrylic paint
  • Craft Adhesive and glue gun
  • Ribbon
  • Lace
  • Large rectangular doily
  • Small oval doily
  • Angel charms
  • Wedding ring charms
  • Pearl Garland bead
  • A copy of the Wedding Invitation


1. paint box white - let dry

2. Use craft glue to glue doilies to lid

3. Glue invitation on top of doily

4. Hot glue pearl garland, charms, around invitation

5. Hot glue bow to other doily

You will have a wonderful memento to keep or give

Picture Frames

You can use doilies to make memorable picture plaques to hang on the wall. With this project all you need is some unfinished wood plaques in various sizes and shapes and acrylic paint.

Lightly sand the wood                    

 paint the plaques,                                           

Glue colored doilies in place around the outside of the frame.

then decorate with flowers, seashells, charms, or other decorative items

hope this guide has shown you some of the wonderful decorative items you can craft using doilies. I'm sure that you will think of a lot more once you get started crafting. You can save money by making your own gifts that friends and family will treasure for years.

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Donna's Stuff & More | May 1st 2013 at 1367440718

What a great idea! So pretty!

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