Temporarily afix doily to clothing, using fabric paint, apply a coat of paint to the doily. Remove the doily and voila, an intricate lace design applique! This would be a great idea for plain palazzo pants!
Maybe do this with the gold lace from nana. how to make a romantic blouse with silk lace sleeves // could be good for when refashioning clothes like upgrading a piece you have to something more feminine.