Quick centerpiece: Arrange ornaments in a square vase. Tie a bow around the vase and display on a silver tray, blanketed with artificial snow and+a few extra ornaments. Coordinate the color of the ornaments with your table and holiday decor.
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.