Wednesday, June 29, 2011

From Blah to Art

Hi everyone,

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!

~Vicki

1 comment:

  1. Hi Vicki,
    This is amazing,i think its the best decoupage ever you have done!!very smart
    well keep it up girl :)

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