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.
Paint a Porcelain Teapot - You will need: a plain white porcelain teapot, porcelain paint and a toothpick to make your pattern. This one may take a while but it is definitely worth it. Via – Invisibly + 20 of the Most Adorable DIY Kitchen Projects