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Monday, September 23, 2013

Getting my creep on with Barbie

I recently hosted a swap over at ArtCharms called Getting Your Creep on. The specifications of the swap was to use doll/body parts. I started out with 10 Barbie dolls and created 33 "creepy" charms.

I started out pulling off Barbies head. I used the face portion of the head and maneuvered them to fit in a bottle cap. I then pounded over the edge to help hold them in place.

I had to use those cute little ears hidden under all that hair. I had these cute little bottles that I thought would make a great vessel to hold the ears.

For my last charm I used Barbies hands. I used a brass cap to cover the end of the hand/arm where I had cut it off and with a little bit of wire wrapping it had a completed look.

Here is my completed project with all the Get Your Creep On charms swapped over at ArtCharms.

1 comment:

Carole said...

I have a friend who does some pretty 'creepy' stuff w/ Barbie's, although not jewelry. She simply creeps the dolls up for Halloween, and puts them into vignettes. Very disturbing. lol

I will say that your ideas are original, and I've honestly never seen anything like them before. ;-)