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.
Project – City Lights Lampshade. To make a city skyline view first you have to print or draw a city skyline silhouette on a piece of paper. Then fix it on the lampshade with tape. Using common pins make holes in the lampshade along the lines of the silhou