15 Genius Barbie Hacks & Barbie DIY’s

These genius Barbie hacks will make more out of your Barbie doll play at home, save money and get creative with the world of Barbie. If you have a kid like mine who loves all things Barbie, these ideas are going to blow your mind. I had no idea you could give her so many different hair styles.

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Barbie Ideas for Kids of All ages

Barbie dolls are synonymous with childhood and many of us had a stack of Barbies in our closet or dresser drawer. As that stack got more and more played with…well, Barbie became a bit of a mess! Here are some ideas to fix Barbie up and have some more fun while playing.

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I can’t wait to get started on all of these Barbie hacks!

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Favorite Barbie Hacks & DIY Ideas

1. Make Barbie Her Own Closet

Use cardboard and craft sticks to make this amazing Barbie closet! via Hey, It’s Muff

2. How to Store All Those Barbie Doll Accessories

Store all of Barbie’s tiny accessories like her shoes and purses in a craft organizer. via Suburble

3. How to Fix Tangled Barbie Hair

Is Barbie’s hair a tangled mess? Here is how to fix it! via Housing A Forest

4. How to Dye Barbie’s Hair

Or give her a new shade! You can easily dye Barbies hair with food coloring. via How to Adult

5. Give Barbie a Dream Closet

The Barbie Store It All has a place for everything! This little container is amazing.

6. How to Curl Barbie Hair

Give Barbie curls! If you have a straight haired Barbie and want to give her curls, here is how. via How to Adult

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7. Build Barbie a Boat

Use a couple empty plastic bottles to build your Barbie a boat, perfect for bath time! via Dishfunctional Designs

8. Feed Barbie DIY Doll Food

This is so cool! Make pretend doll food from coupons and other magazine ads! via Shades of Tangerine

9. Make Barbie & Ken Some Lawn Chairs

Or make her and Ken a couple of lawn chairs! via Fynes Designs

10. Hang up Barbie’s Clothes

Make a place for all her outfits with this wooden clothing rack. via Lil Blue Boo

11. Make Barbie Hangers…They are Tiny!

Use paper clips to make tiny Barbie hangers for her clothes. via Agus Yornet

12. Make Barbie a Tote Bag

Make her a tote bag from an empty mini shampoo bottle and duct tape! via Be A Fun Mum

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13. Build Barbie a DIY Barbie Bed

Turn a small plastic storage tote into a Barbie bed that is adorable and functional. via Beneath the Rowan Tree

14. Make Barbie Luggage

Make Barbie some luggage using a soap holder! Love this fun idea. via Kids Kubby

15. Make Barbie the Ultimate Barbie Dream House

Have the coolest and most modern dollhouse around! This upcycled Barbie house is incredible. via Funky Junk Interiors

15 Barbie Hacks & DIY's

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