I've noticed more and more that people get rid of doilies either by thrifting them, giving them away for free, or throwing them out. Here's a creative and unique looking idea for a light shade using doilies.
Lampe de gobelets en plastique - Plastic Cup Lamp - staple or paste at the green dots. My husband's grandmother had 3 of these that she hung outside or inside in windows at Christmas and stuck Xmas lights inside. They're awesome.