Instead of painting a doillie - I will display those handmade by my great-grandmother. Old frame painted and antiqued. Added gray burlap with black paint doillie painted on and attached black handles. Cute little bedside tray.
From Flea Market Find to Savvy Storage; Organize your jewelry in a vintage printer's tray. Give the tray a fresh coat of paint, and line the back of the compartments with pretty papers. Screw brass hooks into each compartment to hang baubles.
A Cut Above:: Antique cutting boards and bread trays add a rustic touch to the kitchen. This approach works beautifully in cottage-style or farmhouse kitchens. DIY Tip: Before pounding the first nail, trace the shapes onto craft paper and cut. Tape the pieces to the wall and try different groupings until you find the arrangement that works best.