This is a project I did a really long time ago and only just photographed the finished project. I took an old Barbie accessory holder that had been in the giveaway bin and was scratched up and pretty ugly, and gave it a new life. It started out looking like this:
Then, I cut off the front flap. I used a Sharpie to draw a vintage style Barbie silhouette on the back, then made a mini collage with ripped up sheet music and phone book paper. Then I took my vintage set of fashion plates, which is the same model as this, and one of my favorite toys:
...and used it to make some fun outfits. I colored them in with colored pencils and cut them out, then glued them to the holder. I added some grosgrain ribbon along the sides and two large buttons covered the snaps where the plastic flap had originally been.
And I ended up with this:
Preatty cute, huh? I really love how it turned out...it has two little drawers in the front, which are perfect for storing my hair accessories, and it's also a lovely decoration.(:
Have a lovely day!