DIY: Lace Light Bulbs - Spray paint a doily onto a light bulb or use a silver pen and draw your own designs. When the light shines through, it will cast a beautiful pattern on your walls. You could use any color spray paint
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.
DIY mercury glass lamps: Krylon’s Looking Glass spray paint, which dries into a mirror-like finish. Spray the body of your plain glass with clean water. While the surface is wet, spray it thoroughly with Looking Glass spray paint.