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Doll parts: They inspired a great song by Hole, yes, but did you know they’re also an inspirational craft material? You may be thinking, “Okay, but how many things can you make with Barbie doll parts?” The answer, according to my Pinterest research, is “More things than you can possibly imagine!” Check out these bold crafts made from Barbie parts and get ready to tear off some heads. (It’s a doll revolution!)

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Hey, dollface! Jewelry doesn’t have to be made from jewels. Think outside the box…and dig through a toy box. Scavenge some of your kids’ old Barbies to make pieces like the brooch above from Etsy’s MILKANDSURREAL or Margaux Lange’s original works.

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If you don’t want to wear doll parts as jewelry, make them store your jewelry instead. These jewelry stands by Etsy seller Luxfordst prove that Barbie’s got legs, and you know how to use them. Just add a vintage wooden tray and your finest baubles.

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Photo: Heather Talbert/Stylist: Brandy Kraft

Forget about fascinators — edgy headbands are where it’s at. Pry off a few doll noggins, glue them to a hair accessory and put it on your head. Boom! You’re straight out of a fashion spread.

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Fill a gumball machine with candy and you’ll just rot your teeth. Fill it with doll heads? It’s sugar-free, but looks totally sweet.

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If dismembering dolls is too macabre for you, leave them intact for this festive wreath I spotted on Zieak. Hang it on the wall or front door and admire its pretty glow.

Which doll parts craft is plastic at its most fantastic? And do you have any suggestions for future columns? Leave them in the comments section below!

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  1. Nathy says:

    Haha, good one!

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Briana MowreyBriana is a writer and senior editor for HGTV.com. Her self-described design style is "mid-century modern magpie." She lives in a Brooklyn apartment with her husband, their spoiled dachshund, Chauncey,...

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