Dip yarn in watered down glue, wrap around balloon and pop balloon when dry... I love these!

Yarn balloon spheres: Cut strands of yarn, blow up balloon. Mix equal parts craft glue & water. Dip yarn in glue, wrap around balloon. Hang balloon with clothesline & clothespin. Once dry pop balloon and remove. Modge-podge could work too.

doily lantern, from glamourandgraceblog.com

(Make smaller ones for xmas tree.Doily Lantern: Simple steps to a stunning centerpiece! Your guests will always remember their table and the magical atmosphere your wedding exuded with these delicate doily lamps.

These would be great for a party and looks easy enough to make — Twine Ball Lanterns nice alternative to the normal paper balls!

You make these by dipping yarn through a corn starch/glue mix, then wrapping it around a balloon coated with Vaseline so the glue doesn't stick. Once the yarn and glue mixer is dry, pop the balloon for this whimsical DIY lantern!

DIY Doily lamp. Single, large 16" or three small 8" at diff heights clustered.

Doily Lamp Lots Of Super Cute Ideas

I'm sure this is beyond my DIY ability (at least the actual turning it into a light part!) but what a pretty lamp made out of doilies! Single, large or three small at diff heights clustered.

Doily Lamp

A lamp made out of doilies! Take a bunch of doilies and sort of papier-mache them to a large balloon. Pop the balloon, run a light through the doily-ball, and BAM. The effect is beautiful.

Top 10 Patterns for Fun Crochet Projects. Most of these are kind of ridiculous. But I think it would be really cool to make a lamp shade.

Top 10 Patterns for Fun Crochet Projects

alice brans posted These are crochet lamp shades, but I believe the same could be done with knit. Not much different than knitting an oversize hat. to their -crochet ideas and tips- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.

Lace and doily lampshade covers, just brilliant and so pretty!

Strip clean your old lamp shade frame and dress with doilies. These make lovely, original shades and throw enchanting light tricks into your room. // A fun family history craft & DIY project for your old family doily you inherited. Bring it back to life!

romantic lampshade pattern by crochetqueen843 on Etsy, $2.99 this would be so pretty in a baby girl room/girls room/shabby chic decor!! I love it!!

Use crochet doilies (sp?), curtains, table cloths, runners or lace. For a more romantic look I would let it hang lower too and at a little beading