• {It’s in the Details} Vintage Inspiration: Doilies

    So I know there are some doily lovers out there, but when most of you think of a doily you probably think of your grandmother’s house or of a bad homemade valentine.  Well, the vintage wedding trend has breathed new life into the doily, and I for one am really liking the fresh take on them and all of the fun ways to use them.

    {doily paper goods}

    {doily wedding decor details}

    {doily desserts}
    {via ruffled, via betsywhite, via my sweet and saucy, bottom row all via betsywhite}

    {doily fashion}
    {dress via weddingwindow, clutch via etsy}
    {doilies for your home}
    What do you think of doilies?  Vintage chic or too “grandma’s living room”?  If you are a fan, check out this DIY doily table runner post I did here, and this DIY doily valentine post I did here.  If you have a doily DIY project, email it to me and I’ll feature it.
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    1. Posted Apr 13 at 6:54 am | Permalink

      The very best round -up of dollies, EVER! How cute are those programs? Every time I see that dress it’s like the first time! It’s so very pretty! Great post!

    2. Posted Apr 13 at 8:29 am | Permalink

      oh i just looooooove doilys! {hence the detail on my logo haha}

      this is such a perfect roundup!

    3. Posted Apr 13 at 12:03 pm | Permalink

      I think they be used in a modern vintage way and not look like grandma’s house.


    4. Posted Apr 13 at 12:29 pm | Permalink

      Love doilies!!
      I used doilies on my RSVP cards, turned out very sweet & hope to make a bunting with them!

    5. Posted Apr 13 at 4:56 pm | Permalink

      I LOVE doilies and you found some GREAT ones! I am loving that cake and that rug! And the amazing dress!

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