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.
Peppermint candy wreath--it only uses a wire hanger, a bunch of candy lb. bag), and a roll of floral tape. You can even hang a pair of kids' scissors from the top ribbon to cut the candy off the wreath!