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.
Lace Tea Light Candle Holder: Hang a blown up balloon from a string, dip lace doilies in wallpaper glue and wrap on balloon. Once they're dry, pop the balloon and then add the tea light candle . great idea from Spirello: Replay DIY
This Canvas String Art Graffiti project is fun for kids and adults alike. While this is a spray paint project, you can use alternative paints or dyes for younger children. Makes a fun summer art project when your kids get bored.