19 Lace DIY Projects For Your Elegant And Classy Self

Diply 20 Jun 2017

There's just something so elegant and classy about lace and I think it's about time that we start using it more in our DIYs.

Let's bring back a classic! To get us started, here are some fabulous DIY ideas using lace.

If you love the classy and elegant look of lace, make sure you share this with a friend! 

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You can get lace at fabric stores, craft store and if you keep an eye out, sometimes even the dollar store.

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1. Ombré Lace Jewelry

Glamour & Grace | Glamour & Grace

This isn't your grandma's style jewelry — or is it?

What's old is new again, and this beautiful lace jewelry is where it's at! You can leave the lace as-is or trendy it up by doing this cool ombré effect. Either way these are some serious showstopper pieces for your wardrobe.

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2. Spray Painted Toms

Lil Blue Boo | Lil Blue Boo

An old piece of lace makes a really good stencil. You can lay it over top of an old pair of Toms and create this cool effect with spray paint.

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Perfect for that pair that are so comfy but look like they've seen better days. A little spray paint might just rejuvenate them! At the very least, it'll cover any stains. 

Lil Blue Boo | Lil Blue Boo
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3. Business Card Holder 

Tidbits | Tidbits

Leather and lace were made for each other — so much so that Stevie Nicks even made a song about it. Great song, give it a listen sometime!

That's why this business card holder looks so great! Love the whole leather and lace look.

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4. Jewelry Dish

Inspired By This | Inspired By This

Bring a little class to your vanity or dresser with this one!

You can turn old doilies or lace into adorable jewelry dishes. For a bit of extra fun, you can dye your doily first.

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5. Lace Drawer Fronts 

Hometalk | Hometalk

There's this really cool product you can get called Wood Icing. It's a paste that has the consistency of peanut butter and you basically use it to impress designs onto furniture and wood.

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You can do cool things like use lace to make your drawer fronts pretty. 

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Don't just stop at drawer fronts, though. You could use this on all kinds of furniture.

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6. Lace Votive Holders

Family Chic | Family Chic

I almost forgot that you could get lace in different colors!

Take a look at these votive holders that have been jazzed up with a bit of black lace. What color would you make these in?

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7. Table Runner

Ashley Ann Photography | Ashley Ann Photography

Sew together some lace and doilies to make a vintage looking table runner.

Paired with a vase of fresh cut flowers — this is the perfect piece your table has been missing!

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8. Lace Patterned Notebook

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Add a cute design to the front of a boring notebook by using lace as a stencil with fabric spray paint.

A little vintage touch for the place where you jot down your precious notes.

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9. Washer And Lace Jewelry 

Brit + Co | Brit + Co

I know we touched on the lace jewelry before, but I wanted to include this one because I love how these bracelets are made with washers.

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I would never have thought to look in my dad's toolbox to make jewelry, but these look awesome!

Brit + Co | Brit + Co

Who says you need to spend a ton of money to look good!?

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10. Throw Pillows

Martha Stewart | Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart knows where it's at! Take a look at these gorgeous throw pillows.

If you look closely, you'll see the wall art was made using lace, too!

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11. Lace Wrapping Paper

Wonderful DIY | Wonderful DIY

Put a lacy touch on the next gift you wrap.

I love the idea of using a rolling pin, too! So creative, and this will leave your gift sitting pretty!

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12. Pillow Case

Tidbits | Tidbits

Pretty up a plain white pillow case by sewing on a beautiful lace trim. You could also get some colored lace to do this, too.

I am so in love with this idea!

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13. Lace Scarf

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

An elegant and classic makeover for a scarf — just add lace. You can sew it on, or for those that don't sew, you can use fabric adhesive.

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The vintage look is in, and with this fashion DIY, you'll look fab!

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

I am a scarf lover and have plenty, but there's always room for one more in my collection.

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14. DIY Lace Shorts

Sincerely Kinsey | Sincerely Kinsey

You can also try your sewing skills out with this one, but don't worry, the sewing is minimal.

You're just attaching lace to a pair of shorts you already have. A little bit of light hand sewing and you'll be well on your way to looking great!

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15. Lacey Bookends

Brit + Co | Brit + Co

What a charming touch to a bookcase!

These lacy bookends are made from concrete and then covered in lace. I love that they also double as planter!

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16. Lace Coasters

Dans Le Lakehouse | Dans Le Lakehouse

You can use lace as a stencil to create these adorable coasters. You can use tiles or even makeover an old coaster with a bit of paint.

Perfect for tea time!

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17. Wrapping "Paper"

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

I know I already showed you how to use lace as a stencil to dress up wrapping paper, but what about just actually using the lace?

You can wrap your presents in scraps of lace to dress them up!

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18. Dress Makeover

Life Is Beautiful | Life Is Beautiful

Take a plain dress and add some glam. Lace = luxury and this dress looks amazing with this added lace trim.

I have a dress in my closet that is just waiting for a little lace.

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19. Lace Headband

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Lace trim makes the perfect headbands.

Use different styles and combine them to make a totally unique and charming piece for your hair.

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Keep it classy and pin this image so you have these ideas for later! 

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