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.
wickerChair.01.en.html #3 Use a sponge float for finishing the plaster. Keep sponge float clean and brush away large grains with clean, soft, kitchen type sponge. Plaster with standard 3 dry measures of sand and one dry measure of cement, plus color. Add about half as much extra cement as color volume. Need spacers under feet to keep from rotting.