Blow up a balloon, cover it in doilies using a craft glue. When it's dry, pop the balloon & you have an awesome decoration. Bet you could use it as the lampshade on a small pendant light, too. Great-gramma's and my MIL's doilies may find another use.
Lighting project is my favorite thing to DIY. These 26 lighting DIY ideas help you to get inspired. Most of these are pretty easy, you don’t have to be an expert in crafts nor spend too much time or money.