You can make a wreath out of just about anything as long as you have enough of them and you can figure out how to attach them. Here's how to make a wreath out of Barbie dolls.

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Step 1: Materials and Tools

You'll need:

A bunch of Barbie dolls
Glue (plain old superglue worked well for me)
A string of lights (go with LED ones!)
A large piece of cardboard or plastic
A large diameter hoop

You can use action figures, toy cars (Cena made that one), or just about anything else that you have a bunch of. I suggest sterilizing whatever toy you use. Chances are it is pretty dirty. And if you hang it outside for a few years and live in a damp place it just might start to grow things. Trust me. Sterilize. Let's add something to the list...

Some bleach water and a towel

For the base you can use a ring of plywood, a bicycle rim, a commercially made wreath base, a ring from a stove cooktop, or just about anything else you can find. The size will depend on the toys you're working with.
To really sell the creepy factor, I would suggest incorporating a little barb wire.
<p>Super creepy, I love it! I think I'd go full on Barbie serial killer and pop off some limbs and heads, hehe. </p>
<p>Why are they all naked? </p>
Thought I'd post my wreath inspired from yours still undecided if I will add lights or not
An artist in NYC that used barbies in his art a few years ago. Now he is on to some cooler stuff.<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.TedStanke.com/">http://www.TedStanke.com/</a><br/>
Hmm..reminds me of my wreath. It's for sale on etsy-check it out!<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17638537">http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=17638537</a><br/>
Ok, Cool and Creepy;) Hey, how about spray painting it with a "Stone" spray paint, so it looks like a stone sculpture....
SIck sick sick (COOL! COOL! COOL!) I'm off to Goodwill to buy a bunch of Barbies! Walmart has LED Xmas lights at 75% off now. Good timing!
Congratulations on having the requisite level of maturity to not arrange the Barbies in suggestive poses. Or is there <em>another</em> wreath that we don't get to see pictures of?...<br/><br/>I suppose one could be mature and tasteful and artistic, by replicating one of those ancient Indian relief sculptures depicting kama sutra poses, using Barbies and Kens...<br/>
Dang. You mean i could be more childish than having a Barbie wreath outside my front door?
I love this. I am doing one with Action Man.
Nicely done. I can never understand why it's called a "wreath", sounds like "wrath" "retch" or something equally festive.
Interesting thought. Merriam Webster's website says the word originates from "Middle English wrethe, from Old English writha; akin to Old English wrīthan to twist" But a "festive circle" seems particularly appropriate for this incarnation.
Writhe I can get. So in other words it's the "Wreath of Barbies", still soubds like a bad movie.
haha. i love it. i have always dreamt of having a yard filled with doll parts emerging from the ground (will happen when i actually own some property)...
I had a landlord 15 years ago that had doll parts coming out of the soil from her potted plants. It was... inspirational!
This is absolutely terrifying.
Why - thank you!
Beautiful! I wants. This is my kind of holiday decorating. :D
Heehee. I was certain that you would like it!
So this is what you do with their <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Barbie-Doll-Electric-Chair-Science-Fair-Project!/">bodies</a>.<br/>
actually i was thinking of <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Bratz-Knife-Block/">this</a><br/>
Hmmm, it could have turned out to be a depiction from the Kama Sutra or more disturbing if you used razor ribbon.

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