Embellish an old vase with placemats and drop in them a bouquet of your favorite flowers, or use as in – service container .
– Newspaper to cover work surface
– Cylindrical glass vase
– Scissors (optional)
– Paper doilies
– Glue for decoupage
– Foam brush
– Before you begin, check if the placemat is covering the vase and if not, cut as needed.
– Carefully apply glue to the back of a cutting mat paper, taking care not to tear the delicate lace.
– Place the mat on the vessel to the desired position.
– Gently apply glue to the cutting mat with the brush, then let dry.
Tip: Add other objects to your design , such as buttons, ribbons and rhinestones to suit your tastes and your personal style.
7 other crafts with paper doilies
Starched cart : Create delicate baskets superimposing crocheted doilies on an upturned bowl and applying starch. Let them dry, then carefully remove the bowl. You can also use the same technique with a vase !
Stencil Tote : Give a romantic tote charm, a reusable grocery bag and virtually any surface. Place a paper doily , then gently apply the paint tissues using a sponge , trying not to move the object. Remove the doily and let the paint dry .
Dreamcatcher : Stretch a doily crocheted in a large embroidery hoop to create a romantic dream catcher . Garland : Cut paper doilies in half and attach them to a grosgrain ribbon to quickly create a beautiful garland.
Shade: Revive an old lampshade decorating with paper doilies , or stretching crocheted doilies around the frame and securing with string that fits in the lampshade.
Cones : What could be more charming than serving treats in a paper cone ? Cut a large doily in half and form a cone. Then attach it using a piece of washi tape decorative.
Runner : Sew crocheted doilies matching together with a needle and thread to create a beautiful table runner.
Tip: Get paper doilies, paper placemats and other party accessories for your craft store . Find crocheted doilies in craft shops or more retro versions in thrift stores.