diy project: doily bowls with vintage handmade lace doilys

One of my winter projects was to try making some doily bowls with stuff I had on hand. There are tons of how to's online, especially on Pinterest.

I tested out a couple of different concoctions: mod podge with water, and liquid starch with water (50/50). The mod podge dries much harder and sturdier. The liquid starch is more forgiving if you want to reshape it.

drying on different sized containers

Here they are dry. I think I am still going to play around with reshaping a couple of them. Might be cool to make them fit glass candle votives or bodega type candles. They would probably make some excellent shadows at night.
doily bowls

doily bowls

stack of doily bowls

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