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Oct 11th, 2011
Add some colourful fabric, pieces of lace, doilies and whatever strikes your fancy to plain glass jars. I really like the idea of using them to store knitting needles.
(handy dandy jars by dottie angel)

Add some colourful fabric, pieces of lace, doilies and whatever strikes your fancy to plain glass jars. I really like the idea of using them to store knitting needles.

(handy dandy jars by dottie angel)

Sep 20th, 2011
jenny haas suggestion is that you make a bunch of these cute little embroidery hoops and have your bridesmaids carry them down the aisle, but i reckon this would look lovely as wall décor.
and if one can find a really tiny hoop, it’d look great as a necklace, right?
(via postcards and pretties: {guest post} jenny haas)

jenny haas suggestion is that you make a bunch of these cute little embroidery hoops and have your bridesmaids carry them down the aisle, but i reckon this would look lovely as wall décor.

and if one can find a really tiny hoop, it’d look great as a necklace, right?

(via postcards and pretties: {guest post} jenny haas)

Jul 17th, 2011
there’s no tutorial, indeed (see below), but as she said, they were probably glued together. if you want something a bit more permanent, you may try using screws or something like this, but i guess it’d be too time-consuming.
cajunmama:

 kitchen is blue…. (by woolly  fabulous)
These are thrifted doilies in embroidery hoops.  They’ve been glued together to make this huge piece.  I wish there was a tutorial for it because this is amazing!

there’s no tutorial, indeed (see below), but as she said, they were probably glued together. if you want something a bit more permanent, you may try using screws or something like this, but i guess it’d be too time-consuming.

cajunmama:

 kitchen is blue…. (by woolly fabulous)

These are thrifted doilies in embroidery hoops.  They’ve been glued together to make this huge piece.  I wish there was a tutorial for it because this is amazing!

Jul 15th, 2011
an easy diy idea. just dye a doily or piece of lace and sew/glue it to your jeans shorts.
(via Dirty Hems.: baby blue jeans.)

an easy diy idea. just dye a doily or piece of lace and sew/glue it to your jeans shorts.

(via Dirty Hems.: baby blue jeans.)

Jul 12th, 2011
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Jun 2nd, 2011
i thought i had a tutorial for something similar somewhere here in this tumblr, but i couldn’t find it. you know the one i’m talking about, right? that in which one should use a balloon to shape the circle.
edit: i’ve found this tutorial on instructables that, while not being the one i saw some time ago, may be used to achieve this effect.
edit 2: i found the one i was thinking about, this one, but it’s a doily one. same principles should be aplied when using only string and it’ll probably hold much better.
edit 3: more string lamps/decorations to inspire you (and they share tips on what worked for them): here, here and here.

i thought i had a tutorial for something similar somewhere here in this tumblr, but i couldn’t find it. you know the one i’m talking about, right? that in which one should use a balloon to shape the circle.

edit: i’ve found this tutorial on instructables that, while not being the one i saw some time ago, may be used to achieve this effect.

edit 2: i found the one i was thinking about, this one, but it’s a doily one. same principles should be aplied when using only string and it’ll probably hold much better.

edit 3: more string lamps/decorations to inspire you (and they share tips on what worked for them): here, here and here.

(via labottegadiamrita)

May 24th, 2011
i know i’ve said that before, but maybe i could use lace on this one instead of doilies
just as a sidenote: i never come across doilies anywhere and making them is out of the question, that’s why i always think about replacing one with the other.
magonnaise:

How to make lovely candle jars using just doilies and burlap, a crafty way to decorate. Click the photo for the how to instructions. 

i know i’ve said that before, but maybe i could use lace on this one instead of doilies

just as a sidenote: i never come across doilies anywhere and making them is out of the question, that’s why i always think about replacing one with the other.

magonnaise:

How to make lovely candle jars using just doilies and burlap, a crafty way to decorate. Click the photo for the how to instructions. 

(via labottegadiamrita)

May 18th, 2011
super pretty idea for covering old wire/plastic hangers. i think it’d look pretty good if made with lace instead of doilies, what y’all think?

super pretty idea for covering old wire/plastic hangers. i think it’d look pretty good if made with lace instead of doilies, what y’all think?

(via labottegadiamrita)

May 17th, 2011
cute! maybe a more delicate doily will look even better, right?
(via How-To: Spring Doily-Sleeved Top @Craftzine.com blog)

cute! maybe a more delicate doily will look even better, right?

(via How-To: Spring Doily-Sleeved Top @Craftzine.com blog)

May 12th, 2011
i really, really like this idea, but am not sure about how long this will last in pristine condition. and what about cleaning? how should one go about cleaning such a delicate item?
originally from dosfamily.

i really, really like this idea, but am not sure about how long this will last in pristine condition. and what about cleaning? how should one go about cleaning such a delicate item?

originally from dosfamily.

(via girlyme)

May 2nd, 2011
this bowl with a doily impression is quite beautiful. i usually suck at this kind of craft, but i really want to give it a try.
DIY: Mini Doily-print Bowl by Sodapop Design - Home - Creature Comforts - daily inspiration, style, diy projects + freebies

this bowl with a doily impression is quite beautiful. i usually suck at this kind of craft, but i really want to give it a try.

DIY: Mini Doily-print Bowl by Sodapop Design - Home - Creature Comforts - daily inspiration, style, diy projects + freebies

(Source: sodapop-design.blogspot.com)

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