Vintage Doily Bowls

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I purchased these old doilies at an estate sale for a couple of bucks. Someone obviously made these by hand, and they are adorable! I used a couple of them to make these little catch-all bowls. I think you could put jewelry, loose change, or even candy in them. They'd be great gifts for mother's day and you could have the kids help to make them.
Please visit my blog for the complete tutorial. Thank you!
Please visit my blog for the complete tutorial. Thank you!!
Jenny @ Refresh Living
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  • Barbara54 Barbara54 on Apr 17, 2016
    where do you buy the fabric stiffener?

  • Melodi Whitaker Melodi Whitaker on Aug 28, 2017
    Do you think this would work with vintage handkerchiefs? I have a bunch of my Mom's pretty hankies and thought this might be a good way to preserve one for each of my sisters.

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  • Linda Abate Linda Abate on Apr 04, 2018

    These doily dishes make such a great gift, especially if they are made from heirloom pieces that once belonged to a mom or grandmother. Awesome way to say Happy Mother's Day.

  • Nancy Still Nancy Still on Jul 11, 2018

    I remember living across the street from my aunt. She had huge doilies. She placed Coke bottles around the outer edges to make big ruffles. Of course it was easily done with mega amts of starch. I always had a wonderful time with her.