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Barbie Party Ideas | The TomKat Studio

We are so excited to officially announce our newest brand partner, Barbie! We recently styled this Barbie themed party for Walmart in celebration of Barbie’s upcoming birthday on March 9th! This party theme classic Barbiestyle with a focus on beauty, fashion and fun!

Free Printable Barbie Party Invitations | The TomKat Studio

Using the free printable party designs we created, along with Barbieproducts from Walmart, you can create the ultimate Barbie birthday party on any budget! The printable collection includes invitation designs, cupcake toppers, favor tags and more! The best part? The invitation and label designs are even customizable so that you can add your own text before printing.

Easy To Make Barbie Cake | The TomKat Studio

A Barbie doll cake is so perfect for this birthday party! It’s pretty easy to create with a few basic baking tools and a gorgeous Barbie™ doll.

Gorgeous Barbie Cake | The TomKat Studio

Giant balloons are perfect party decor for this Barbiethemed party! Add satin ribbon bows for an extra special touch.

Host a Barbie Party | The TomKat Studio

The best part of a birthday party? Cake and ice cream, of course! A great idea is to pre-scoop ice cream before the party begins so you can serve it quickly with cake when the time comes! Dress up ice cream bowls with cute pink paper bows for an extra special touch.

Barbie Party Ideas by The TomKat Studio

Adorable Barbie Party by The TomKat Studio

Decorated cookies are another perfect treat to serve at your Barbieparty! Bows and dresses continue the fashion theme.

Barbie Party Cookies | The TomKat Studio

Don’t forget a coordinating beverage for your party guests! Pink lemonade is the perfect choice.

Barbie Party Drinks | The TomKat Studio

Easy Barbie Party Ideas by The TomKat Studio

A fun activity for the party is a fashion show! The girls can get their hair and make-up done, all while getting one of their own Barbies ready too! This BarbiePrintastic Hair Doll, is so much fun for the girls to play with.

Glam Barbie Party Ideas | The TomKat Studio

Another fun activity is for the girls to create clothing for their dolls to wear for the fashion show, with the Barbie™Iron On Style DollThis set comes with multiple fashions and decal sheets along with a no-heat “iron,” and a dress form to iron on. 

Barbie Party Crafts by The TomKat Studio

Barbie Iron On Kit | The TomKat Studio

Once the girls and their Barbie dolls are dressed and ready, it’s time for the fashion show! Create a catwalk by lining up chairs, turn up the music and have the girls take turns walking down the aisle! 

Barbie Party Fashion Show | The TomKat Studio

Host a Glam Barbie Birthday Party | The TomKat Studio

Have the girls pose for photos after the fashion show and send a copy out with the thank you cards!

Barbie Fashion Birthday Party | The TomKat Studio

You can bet that the birthday girl will receive some fabulous Barbie™ gifts! This Barbie™ Potty Training Taffy was a hit at our party!

Barbie Party with Free Printable Designs | The TomKat Studio

The Barbie™ Shoe & Purse Accessory Set is perfect to send home with the girls as a party favor! Package it together with a small makeup bag (we found these at Walmart for $3) filled with nail polish and other beauty accessories. 

Barbie Party Favors with Free Printable Thank You Tags | The TomKat Studio

Are you ready to start planning your Barbie™ Party? You can download all of the printable designs here!

  • Barbie  Glam Birthday Party Invitation
  • Barbie™  Glam Party Circles
  • Barbie  Glam Favor Tags
  • Barbie  Glam Flags
  • Barbie Placecards/Labels
  • Barbie  Glam Happy Birthday Banner

Free Printable Barbie Party Designs | The TomKat Studio


Walmart has everything you need to create the ultimate Barbie Glam birthday party on any budget!

All Barbie products shown are available at Walmart

:: credits ::

styling/design | the tomkat studio
photography |  ten22studio
hair/makeup | whippy cake
cookies | lemonbliss bakery


  1. Tina

    March 4th, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    FABULOUS Kim! So excited that you partnered with Barbie. As you know, at the end of this month we are throwing Kate a Glamour Girl in Paris Party and I will for sure incorporate some of these ideas (THANK YOU)! I am thinking for sure the dress up and take photos for the thank yous!!!!! Just awesome Kim 🙂

  2. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 4th, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    I can’t wait to see the party, Tina! Thank you for your sweet words! xoxo Kim

  3. Monica

    March 4th, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    Love the colors, designs and ideas for a Barbie party. My six year old twin girls are excited about seeing this on your blog. They recently asked about a Barbie party but I wasn’t convinced till I saw the way this was put together. Thanks!

  4. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 4th, 2014 at 7:29 pm

    Thank you so much, Monica! I am so glad our party convinced you to go with the Barbie theme! I’m sure your twins will love it!

  5. Valerie Painter {Greyson Design}

    March 4th, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    Love Kim! Congrats on your newest fabulous business venture 🙂

  6. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 5th, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Thank you, sweet Valerie!

  7. Leanne Ambrogio

    March 4th, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    Fantastic job Kim – everything is gorgeous. So exciting to work with these great brands! Congrats. Leanne xx

  8. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 5th, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Thank you, my sweet friend! It has been an amazing experience! xoxo

  9. Andrea Worley

    March 4th, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    what an awesome party and partnership!! beautiful job!!

  10. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 5th, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Thank you for always taking the time to support my latest projects, Andrea! You are a doll! xoxo

  11. Sunny

    March 4th, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    Beautiful, beautiful. Love the color combination and the stripes and the satin bows. Made me smile. So lovely and so sweet.

  12. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 5th, 2014 at 8:46 am

    Thank you so much, Sunny!

  13. Jessica

    March 4th, 2014 at 8:10 pm

    This turned out so adorable! Love the simplicity of the table styling and the satin bows on the balloons were a perfect touch! Everything is so pretty! Love it!

  14. Sharnel

    March 4th, 2014 at 8:58 pm

    Such a gorgeous party Kim.

  15. Paige Kepner

    March 4th, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Darling, Kim!!! I love how classy and sweet your styling is! XO

  16. mindy Cone

    March 4th, 2014 at 10:02 pm

    love it! all the details are adorable! i spy some cute whippy cake hair in there too! i can’t wait to pick one of these up for my daughter! ps – i love the mix of pink & black & white you used!

  17. Andrea Fraga

    March 4th, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    Everything looks great, exactly what mom (or dad) needs to throw the perfect Barbie party. Congrats!

  18. Ann Marie

    March 4th, 2014 at 10:29 pm

    Gorgeous! Barbie is such a fun theme.

  19. lisa-sweet pop studio

    March 5th, 2014 at 1:07 am

    You did it again Kim! This party is stunning! LOVE it! LOVE you!!

  20. Stephanie

    March 5th, 2014 at 5:19 am

    I was a Barbie maniac when I was a little girl. This brought back a lot of amazing memories. I love what you have done. Barbie is looking awesome for her age. 🙂

  21. Micaela

    March 5th, 2014 at 6:25 am

    Gorgeous, Kim!! I love those giant balloons. And it’s so exciting to work with Barbie! Congrats!!!

  22. Susan Noble

    March 5th, 2014 at 7:17 am

    Most beautiful Barbie party I have ever seen. Congratulations Kim on your partnership with Barbie what an honor. It’s absolutely a stunning party! Love every detail!

  23. mindy

    March 5th, 2014 at 7:59 am

    Love that makeup bag! What a great find

  24. Meghan

    March 5th, 2014 at 8:21 am

    Love this gorgeous party!! The color combo is also amazing. Can you tell me how you did the darling bows on the ice cream cups??!

  25. Trixy Gardner

    March 5th, 2014 at 8:45 am

    Absolutely lovely. Congratulations on the partnership! This party brings back so much wonderful memories of my sister and I playing with our Barbie dolls… Can’t wait to share this with her and my followers. They will absolutely love it!

  26. Jamielyn@iheartnaptime

    March 5th, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    It turned out fabulous Kim! Beautiful job as always!

  27. Kenna O'Brien

    March 5th, 2014 at 1:02 pm

    You did an amazing job incorporating Barbie’s vintage past yet keeping her modern and fresh! I’m dying to know who you worked with at Mattel on this- marketing or licensing! If marketing- they’ve come a LONG way- GO YOU! Having spent 6 years working on Mainline Barbie (all the dolls in your shoot) I can say you brought style and grace to the Barbie Party!

  28. The Alstr Party Cottage

    March 5th, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    OMG I Love it Great Job and Congratulations on all of your Success Steps I’m watching & learning

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  31. LeighAnn

    March 7th, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    Beautiful! Love this! Our Jordan is looking forward to her Barbie Birthday Party in April….she always says “I love Barbie….Barbie says that girls can be anything they want to be”. We are Harvard alums and fans of Barbie!

  32. The Alstr Party Cottage

    March 7th, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    Awesome Party and for you to be offering is even Cooler

  33. Kristine

    March 12th, 2014 at 11:34 am

    Super cute!

  34. Jennifer Anne Merrett

    March 12th, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    could you share the vendors/resources you used for the striped table runners and balloons?

  35. Kim

    March 27th, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Hi Jennifer! The balloons are available here in our shop: http://shoptomkat.com/category_36/Balloons.htm and the table runners here: http://shop.thetomkatstudio.com/collections/table-runners

  36. desiree marmolejos

    March 27th, 2014 at 1:24 am

    Gorgeous! I loved the pink and black combination. It came out soft and elegant. Loved the giant balloons and the satin ribbons.
    May I ask how did you make or where can I get the lines with circles hanging on the wall? I am hosting a party at home and it is perfect for covering my naked wall. Thanks!

  37. Kim

    March 27th, 2014 at 11:17 am

    Thank you, Desiree! We used this punch: http://shoptomkat.com/item_4/Paper-Punch–2.25-Circle.htm to make the circles out of cardstock and then sewed them on clear thread!

  38. desiree marmolejos

    March 27th, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    Thanks so much for your response! I will difinetely try it.

  39. Heather

    April 1st, 2014 at 5:39 am

    Just GORGEOUS!! Kim can you please tell me where you purchased that simple white table you used for the dessert table? It’s the perfect size and love the clean lines.


  40. Kim

    April 1st, 2014 at 7:37 am

    Hi Heather! It is this desk from West Elm: http://rstyle.me/n/hitkmmt7w

  41. Emily

    April 27th, 2014 at 7:02 pm

    Hello tomcat! I’m trying to print these for my daughters party and it wont let me personalize the invitation?! It says fill out the form but it wont let me! Please help thank you

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  43. ali

    May 31st, 2014 at 10:15 pm

    I love this! my daughter has been asking for a Barbie themed birthday party & I think I will be using this! question, how can I change the size of the font on the printable party circles? her name won’t fit properly. thank you sooo much!

  44. Kim

    June 1st, 2014 at 9:03 am

    Hi Ali!
    Please email me with her name and we will set it up for you!

  45. MB Orr

    July 17th, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    love this! I was going to make circle garland too for my little girl’s Barbie party….I was going to tape it on clear fishing wire…how did you sew and not wrinkle the paper? I’m so impressed!!!

  46. Kim

    August 16th, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Did you use cardstock?

  47. Lisa

    July 29th, 2014 at 6:50 pm

    love LOVE this party. Quick question. Any idea which Barbie was used for the Barbie cake?? There are so many out there and this one in particular lends itself to a cake moreso than most than I’ve seen. Thanks!

  48. Kim

    July 29th, 2014 at 7:31 pm

    Hi Lisa! Here she is: http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=28327416&cp=2255956.3053760.10882029.33886106.3628113&parentPage=family

  49. Lisa

    August 6th, 2014 at 8:08 am

    Thank you!

  50. Angela Phillips

    October 5th, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    Thanks for sharing the party details, it’s fabulous! Please share where you got the heart shaped shades.


  51. Angela Phillips

    October 5th, 2014 at 8:22 pm

    Disregard the question, I found them on your website. Thanks.

  52. Stacey Flynn

    October 26th, 2014 at 8:16 pm

    I want to have a Barbie themed baby shower. I love pink, and grew up with Barbie. I am hoping I can find more grown up ideas, and that I can figure out a way to make cards with an S in the middle for her name. Her name will be Sofia. Also my shower will be coed and I’m thinking about how to include Ken. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks, Stacey


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  54. Mimi

    January 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 am

    This is so darling! I bet you anything if I show this to my sassy 4 year old she is going to insist on a Barbie party! 🙂 And if that gets her off the Frozen train I will count that a WIN! 🙂

    Quick question – where are the striped table runners from? I have been looking for something like that for my dining room and those are perfection!

    Thanks in advance!

  55. Kim

    January 23rd, 2015 at 11:02 am

    Hi Mimi!
    We offer these runners in our shop! They are sold out at the moment, but we will have more in next week! Please check the shop: http://shop.thetomkatstudio.com/products/black-white-stripe-table-runner

  56. jenn

    March 10th, 2015 at 7:02 am

    Hi Kim, I LOVE how you put a party together. My daughter is celebrating her 6th birthday, and I’m looking for the exact same outfit Kate is wearing. Where can I purchase it from?


  57. Kim - The TomKat Studio

    March 11th, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    Hi Jenn,
    You can find the pettiskirt here in our shop: http://shop.thetomkatstudio.com/products/ballerina-pink-premium-pettiskirt and we made the tank with an iron-on graphic that you can download here: http://thetomkatstudio.com/freeprintableironons/

  58. Heidi

    March 25th, 2015 at 11:06 am

    I was wondering what did you use for centerpieces and also what color of table cloths did you use?
    Because I dont see any pictures.

    Thank you

  59. Michelle Merritt

    April 17th, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    Love this! My daughter is turning 5 in June and wants a Barbie party! I tried to download the birthday banner but it says link not found. Is there another way to download it or can it be emailed to me? Thank you!

  60. Amber Tinney

    April 25th, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    Hi Kim,
    I was hoping you would tell me if the pink balloons are 24″ or the 36″ balloons?

  61. Amanda Grochow

    June 12th, 2015 at 9:47 am

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! We are planning a Barbie theme 5th birthday for our daughter, and I can’t thank you enough for all the party ideas as well as making all the printables available for FREE!!! You’re the BEST!!!!!

  62. Meldie Ching

    June 22nd, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    Fabulous! Great theme for a birthday party! It doesn’t look so childish and can be used as a theme for an adult! My sister would definitely love this, need to show this to her!

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  63. Chelsie

    August 16th, 2015 at 8:02 am

    Hi! We are throwing a Barbie themed party for my daughter! I love everything you put together! Where did the black and white stripe table runners come from? Ive been searching and have had no luck. Thanks!

  64. Kim

    August 16th, 2015 at 11:11 am

    Hi Chelsie!

    We will have the table runners back in stock soon! http://shop.thetomkatstudio.com/collections/table-runners


  65. Linda

    September 1st, 2015 at 10:18 am

    Hi, I’m trying to print this invitation for a friend. I have a shop with a commercial Canon copier, and I’m sending the PDF to print to it, but the pink is washing out and it doesn’t appear at all like it does on the screen. I’m using premium card stock that I’ve had good luck with printing full color photos, but am having trouble with this invitation. Any clues if it’s the stock or a setting might be causing the problem?
    Thanks in advance!

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  69. Sarah

    September 18th, 2017 at 10:54 am

    I can not THANK YOU enough!!!! My little girl loves Barbie’s SO much and as a newly single mom on a tight budget I didn’t know how I was going to throw her a nicely decorated party like I had in the past. You are extremely generous to supply these for free and to make them so easy to change the party info on them. Thank you, Thank you!!!!

  70. Kim

    September 18th, 2017 at 2:52 pm

    Thank you so much for your super sweet comment! I am so happy knowing that you are using these for your birthday girl!

  71. Jacky Torres

    November 3rd, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Hi i love the idea we will be having a barbie theme birthday party for my daughter too. And I’ve been searching for the printables for the invitations and i love the template you used. However, when I click the link the printables are not showing. Is there any possible to have it back? Thank you

  72. Andrea Harvey Mitchell

    December 26th, 2017 at 8:12 pm

    These Barbie invitations are editable? I can’t figure out how to edit the pdf. Can you help?

  73. Tina Dahl

    January 2nd, 2018 at 11:06 am

    Andrea-Just position your curser over the area you wish to edit, then click. It will be highlighted then you can type in whatever you wish. Please let me know if you have any other questions!

  74. Katy

    February 1st, 2018 at 6:51 pm

    The invitations are perfect. Thank you so much for offering these free of charge.

  75. Tracy

    August 25th, 2018 at 7:30 am

    Hello!! Your ideas and theme are the classiest and most unique I’ve seen. I’m planning a Barbie themed party for my daughter and I’m definitely inspired by this post. One thing, the template is not up. Is there any way of adding it back up?

  76. Tina Dahl

    August 27th, 2018 at 4:59 pm

    Hi Tracy-

    I emailed you the printable collection. Thanks so much for visiting the blog!

  77. Sandie

    October 7th, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    Hi!! The printable is not working 🙁 Do you think you could email me ??

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