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Doilies are a bit fancy and frilly, but that’s part of their charm, am I right? If you’ve got leftover paper doilies from celebrations or other crafting endeavors, there are plenty of adorable things you can do with them for Valentine’s Day…or anytime you want to add a little sweetness to your life. Take a peek at these paper doily crafts that are so darling, they just may sway the doily-haters. (I’m looking at you, Troy from Reality Bites.)

Make adorable treat cups out of paper doilies! See how on HGTV's Design Happens blog...

Making treats for your sweetheart? (Like say, these Neapolitan Bonbon Cupcakes?) Add an extra special touch with these doily treat cups from our own Camille Smith.


Make a doily garland and more cute doily crafts with ideas from HGTV's Design Happens blog!
Valentine’s Day may not have as many fun decor options as some of the other holidays, but this doily garland by Kim Stoegbauer is so cheery and a breeze to make.

Make gift wrap and other cool crafts from doilies with ideas from HGTV's Design Happens blog!
You spent time picking out the perfect present, so make the outside of the package look pretty, too. Wrap trinkets for your loved ones in doilies with this tutorial from Camille Smith.

Make a place setting and other cool crafts with doilies! See how on HGTV's Design Happens blog...

Doilies have definitely been used for place settings, but here’s a twist: a personalized doily under a clear plate. If you’re hosting a dinner or Valentine card-making party, this idea from Camille Styles may come in handy.

And if you’re feeling reeaaaallly romantic aka you’re engaged, see how Sabrina Soto turns doilies into high-end looking wedding invitations in this video tutorial.

Which doily craft does it for you? And do you have any other crafty uses for doilies? Let us know in the comments!

5 Responses

  1. RSS says:

    Love the idea of putting a doily under a clear plate.

  2. hgtvcamille says:

    Yay! Thanks B for linking over to my doily projects! :)

  3. Chris Wooten says:

    I love dollies, fabric or paper. Great job.
    chris@iwooten.comxD

  4. ycelwuie says:

    ycelwuie True to measurement, I ordered these online plus they in shape properly. They’re wonderful, vogue, and classy. I get compliments continuously – I actually much like the ycelwuie.

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Briana MowreyBriana is a writer and senior editor for HGTV.com. Her self-described design style is "mid-century modern magpie." She lives in a Brooklyn apartment with her husband, their spoiled dachshund, Chauncey,...

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