Delicate and lacy, we love doilies and the retro feel they bring to a tea party. These picks show that doilies can add an ethereal beauty to home, hair and handbags, too.
[Clockwise from top-left] 1. Commission a giant doily blanket in whatever colour takes your fancy. By GOODKNITS, Etsy. 2. How cute is this doily hair bow? By Janine Basil, Folksy. 3. Hang a doily on your wall in the form of this print of an intricate papercut. By Charlotte Trimm, Folksy.
4. Wrap an ordinary cupcake in these doily wrappers for an uber-ladylike party. From Bright So Slight, Etsy. 5. This bucket bag is made pretty with the addition of a delicate doily. By Juneberry Stitches, Etsy.