Go through these 34 crafts made with lace and make use of the underlying lace fabrics in a fun and decorative way to astonish your guests and friends.
1. Lace Lantern
Few tiny details in the house make a lot of difference to the vibe and the ambiance of the room. Lightning plays a big role here. You can either go for the expensive lamps available or take inspiration from this DIY tutorial to make a lamp made of lace and easily available materials. A little effort can help you add timeless charm to any room.
2. Decorating Candles with Lace
If you are going for rustic decor for your house or for an event, have a look at this below tutorial. You can uplift the basic white candles by wrapping some homespun burlap and lace around them. It gives a more natural and country-side look and would really complement wooden furniture.
3. Lace Burlap Art
Another way of combining burlap and lace is by creating art pieces for decorating a room. This tutorial shows how you can create a bunny using lace and paste it on a burlap canvas in a step-by-step approach. You can use any design you want and design a simple yet adorable-looking canvas for your room.
4. Lace Furniture
Lace has very intricate designs that can be imprinted on basic furniture. It gives a striking look as these designs look very timeless and charming. This blog shows how you can spray paint the pattern of lace over a flat surface and transform a furniture piece.
5. Lace Scarf
Stitching a nice wide lace on the two edges of the scarves can complete the whole look. You can use colored laces to go with a particular dress or simply revamp your scarf. This is a great craft activity and needs only the basics of stitching.
6. Lace Wreath
7. Lace Patterned Pebbles
If you are a huge collector of pebbles or want to indulge in a fun activity, you can create these beautiful decorative pebbles which can be used as centerpieces or for outdoor decoration. Instead of directly using lace, this tutorial shows how you can use it to create lace patterns over the pebbles. Along with that, you can learn to trace other patterns and designs as well over the pebbles.
8. Lace Table
Create an antique table to go with your other basic furniture by topping over the table with a lace cover. It is a useful way to enhance the look of basic furniture and gives a vintage theme to the whole set. Click here.
9. Earring Holder
Laces are made in an open web-like pattern and this DIY blogger very cleverly uses this to her benefit by making an earring holder for herself using lace. It looks very beautiful and can be used to hang earrings with backings.
10. Decorating Flower Pots
Decorate your flower pots with a lace wrap around them to add some cheerfulness to your nature corner. These look very adorable when placed in a group and can also be used to cover up any unevenness in the flower pots. Have a look at this idea.
11. Wall hangings
An economical yet stylish way of decorating walls is through wall hangings. Try making this delicate wall hanging using some leftover laces, which creates a nice look when consolidated together. The wooden log gives a natural vibe but you can use any type of rods available to hang laces from.
Covering your notebook is a good way to protect it from scratching or peeling and also makes it look much nicer. Though we usually use paper to cover them, you can take inspiration from this tutorial to wrap them in lace.
13. Decorating Mason Jars
You can decorate a mason jar and accessorize it with other handmade crafts such as flowers made from burlap. Another easy way to accessorize them is by adding ribbon over them. A decorated jar will look great as a vase. You can keep it in your kitchen to create a fresh and romantic ambiance.
14. Burlap Lace Wreath
Burlap and Lace go very well with each other for decorating. The rough casual look of burlap with delicate lace creates a beautiful balance between the two different worlds. Try this tutorial to create a wreath using burlap and lace.
15. Lace Headband for Girls
Create a cute headband for your little daughter by using some ruffled lace. This idea shows an easy way to make a flower out of lace bands and make it a part of a headband. It goes really well with little girl dresses and your child will surely like it.
16. Princess Crown
Talking about little girls and lace headbands, you can also create a princess crown or tiara using lace. These delightful crowns can be used for a princess theme party as well and unlike the metal tiaras, you can stop worrying about children getting hurt with them.
17. Mason Jars
This tutorial shows a variety of ways in which you can use lace to decorate mason jars. Adding flower bands, just wrapping them around, adding vertical lace patterns are just a few of the ways in which you can enhance the basic jars and use them for decoration.
18. Lace Flowers
This tutorial shows a quick and easy way to create fabric flowers using lace. These multi-purpose lace fabric flowers can then be used to enhance the décor of any item, such as candle holders, storage boxes, wall hangings, etc. These can also work for making a corsage that will look graceful and will also not fall apart.
19. Lace Bowl
One of the easiest crafts you can do with lace is to create a lace bowl. It just involves 2 steps where you can dip your lace in a fabric stiffener and place it over a balloon to dry out. Once dried, you can pop the balloon and you have a decorative lace bowl. Even though it is not as functional, you can store some light items in it such as potpourri.
20. Dress Lace Flowers
Follow this tutorial for another way of making a lace flower. It uses matching lace to go with your blouse and can be used to add a fashion element to your look.
Earrings are one of the details which you can add to your outfit and complete the whole look. Try these DIY lace earrings which can add a vintage charm to your outfit and make a whole difference.
22. Colorful Dreamcatcher
Have a whole bunch of scrap lace fabrics and no idea what to do with them? Get playful in creating a dreamcatcher using all the scraps of fabric you have. It is a colorful addition to your bedroom and useful too. You can use a lace flower or a lace pattern for the center.
If you want to create a more classic dream catcher, you can follow this tutorial. It uses a white palate for the dream catcher and accessorizes it with feathers and beads.
24. Decorating using Lace Cutouts
This lace theme DIY tutorial shows how you can use lace cutouts to decorate a variety of items in your household, such as vases, mugs, and even tiles.
This tutorial teaches you to easily add some length to your shorts by stitching lace on the ends. It is useful to add a feminine touch to basic shorts. These look cute and since lace is a favorite material for spring and summer, it can add that vibe to the whole attire.
26. Lace Headband
Design a dainty lace headband to go with pretty dresses using thin lace patterns. Stitch 2-3 layers of lace together at the ends which can be tied up as a headband. Take inspiration from here.
27. Table Runner
The flower patterns and geometric designs in lace make them a great fabric to create doilies for a table. To step it up a notch you can create a whole table runner by stitching these doilies together.
28. Gift Wrapping
Wrapping a gift is not given extreme importance but if done beautifully, it appreciates the gift even more. Take tips from this tutorial on how you can wrap your gifts using lace and add that extra impact.
If you are a fan of those historic shows depicting those large rooms with their antique decor you might want to follow this craft idea. A lace pillowcase is easy to make if you know your way around a needle. It gives a vintage romantic look and depicts a medieval design.
30. Lace Dress
Bored of a plain dress? This blogger used her creativity to uplift her whole dress and save a lot of money as well by sewing lace bands across her dress. It modified the whole look of the dress and added a chic romantic vibe to it.
31. For Cutlery
Another great way of using lace is for setting up your dinner table. Take a strip of any lace and tie it around the napkin and the cutlery. This not just holds the pieces together but also creates a romantic look on the dining table.
32. Glass Jars
Add a vintage look to basic glass jars by wrapping lace around the rim of the jar. You can reuse these pretty glass bowls as candle holders or for potpourri. If not as decorative, these can be used to add an edge to your kitchen glass jars.