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.
For the Mandala flower, here is a step-by-step photo gallery. To do this you start at step 1 with 7 strings attached and 6 with Einhängeschlingen on 7 folded thread. Other threads are then inserted by most of us with an ordinary shoelace knot.
Instead of the common circle loop, you can do it in a crescent-shaped twig which makes it more personal and self-made. Of course the intertwining strings are there to trap the bad dreams. Then decorate it with different feathers, beads and floral pieces f