Paper Doily Gift Wrap Idea


I always find that the simplest materials make the best gift wrap.  Kraft paper is my favorite type of wrapping paper.  It is affordable and also provides a blank canvas for any type of wrapping.  This year, I wanted to use doilies and my Silhouette machine to wrap my holiday gifts.  I had this great idea of using my Silhouette to cut the names of all the recipients of the gifts.  This was a complete craft fail (I posted pictures {Read More}

Doily Flower Spring Votive

Spring Votive Doily Craft

Spring is in the air here in the south. We are loving all the signs of spring…chirping birds, buds on trees, flowers poking through the ground. In anticipation of spring, we created this adorable little flower doily votive holder. Is that not the cutest little thing! It was really simple to create and quite fast. You can make a few of these in no time. They would be perfect for your Easter table or just in your spring home décor. {Read More}

DIY Polymer Clay Clock


Even though we live in a time where most people check the time on their cell phone, it’s still nice to have a real clock around. At least they make the room look a bit nicer! Today, I’m going to show you how to make a pretty one out of polymer clay. Supplies needed to make your own polymer clay clock: White Polymer Clay Lace Piece or Doily Large Dowel or Rolling Pin Circular Surface (to trace – mine was {Read More}

Lace Doily Ball Lamp


I’ve been trying to find inspiration for home decor that is handmade and not too expensive. When I first saw these lace doily ball lamps, I knew I had to make one. They’d make the perfect accent for any room (except the man cave). Materials: LED light strand Ribbon Doilies (I used 11 8-inch ones for mine)* Balloon Tacky Glue Aleene’s Fabric Stiffner Vaseline / petroleum jelly Plastic basin Rubber gloves (optional) *Just a quick note about doilies: If you’re {Read More}

Fabric Crafting: Dyed Doily and Yo-Yo Tote Bag

Died Doily and Yo Yo Tote Bag-1

If there is one thing I think I can never have too many of it’s fabric tote bags. One for the library, pool, several different grab-and-go craft projects and of course, reusable shopping bags. Oh, and one more thing I can never have too many of is flowers. So why not combine the idea of flowers AND a fabric tote bag? Here’s a little secret… you don’t even really have to do that much stitching. Bonus! Supplies: Natural Color Canvas Extra Large {Read More}