July 05, 2012

Tarina Tarantino Barbie is free!!

Hey guys! Hope everyone who celebrated the 4th of July had a safe holiday!  I spent mine de-boxing Tarina Barbie and I am just so in love with her! I don't really care too much for the Model Muse body so Elvis Barbie sacrificed her articulated body to Tarina and Elvis is now wearing Tarina's clothing since I haven't removed them yet, ha!  I only have one of these articulated bodies but they are an affordable alternative to the pricier Fashion Royalty dolls, hands down!  I may end up getting a couple more and will eventually be sewing for them as well.  Meanwhile, check out my pictures of Tarina with her mini room I constructed from Tarina's display box.  I used a sheet of velvet flocked scrapbook paper to line the front where the doll was tied. I mostly did this to cover up the holes, but also to be able to save the built in mini book case. It's only taped on so I can use it as a template for different wallpaper and change up the look!  It's a work in progress for now.  I will eventually buy a sheet of wood grain paper for the floor or use the placemat I have if I can find it!!  I took out the cardboard jewelry and candy displays and put my own mini dollhouse furniture and a couple bottles ;)  Enjoy!

P.S. The pillows are new in the Etsy shop: 

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  1. Hello from Spain: congratulations on having this beautiful Barbie. I really like your furniture. The cushions are very stylish and original. A great diorama. Keep in touch

  2. She is so cute! I have always loved this girl!


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