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.
This patterned paint roller will add an extra dimension to your painted walls, by giving them a unique wallpaper-like finish. You can also use this roller to decorate fabric or make pretty wrapping paper. Several patterned designs are available on Etsy.