Saturday, October 15, 2011

What To Do With Old Doilies

Ahhh, a question that has boggled great minds for centuries! Well this past week I pulled out an old bottle of Plaid's Petal Porcelain and some old doilies that were given to me by a friend and did the unthinkable (to me anyway) I CUT them to fit a flower vase!!!
 So here we are, with one of MANY old doilies, one of MANY glass flower vases from under the pantry, a little watered-down gesso mixed with lavender paint and voila!
I plan to make a few more of them since I have loads of doilies and tons of glass vases although it is time consuming waiting for the Petal Porcelain layers to dry, but I like the way it turned out overall.
I hope everyone has had a good week? It's been colder here and lots of rain (which I could have lived without right now) but at least it isn't snowing yet!

On to my next project......Happy Saturday everyone!


  1. What a great idea! Much better than them rotting in a drawer! Very, um, ah, shabby chic!

  2. What a great idea! it turned out beautifully! t. xoxoxo

  3. What a pretty project is a great idea.



  4. It is just dandy what you can do with an old doilie and a vase, Oh the ingenuity of it all! Sweet!

  5. Hi honey
    Your always creating something unique and pretty. I think these turned out really nice.
    How are you doing my dear friend. I have missed talking to you.
    Hope your well and taking care of yourself.
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend

  6. Really cool idea to bring new life to things around the house..


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