I just love doilies. We always had them lying around the house growing up and I remember setting the table with them on special occasions like Valentines Day and Christmas. Who knew something I viewed as old fashioned and frilly as a child would turn out to be one of my favorite craft items as I got older? I’ve seen them used as pinched flowers glued to to branches, hanging on garlands, printined invitations, traced on cakes, and know as pattern on a platter. Laurie, these are so fun. Thank you again!
space. When using spray paint and spray adhesives, it’s best
to protect yourself with a respirator mask. Please follow all safety
instructions on spray cans.
spray paint the bottom and sides of the saucer using either of your two
colors. Allow time to dry and apply a second coat if needed. (see
side using the lighter paint. Apply a second coat if needed and allow
You can use a whole one, or you can take your scissors and carefully
cut away the center, and just use the lacy border. (see figure 2)
surface. Spray a light coat of spray adhesive on the back of the
doily. (see figure 3)
center of your dry, painted saucer, and smooth it down. (see figure 4)
over the doily stencil. Keep the can parallel to the saucer as you
spray. Touch up, or spray a second coat if needed. (see figure 6)
doily stencil to reveal your lacy pattern. (see figure 7) (You
will be able to use your stencil for several more saucers. Just allow
it to dry between uses, and spray a little more adhesive on the back
if it starts to lose it’s stick. )
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