Barbie’s Malibu Dream House


For Barbie’s 50th birthday, Mattel has hired Jonathan Adler to decorate a home in Malibu for a party they are holding in her honor. I want to go to there.


Evidently after the party, they will be moving all of the furnishings to the Palms Casino resort in Las Vegas for a special Barbie-themed suite. 

I LOVED Barbie growing up, but unfortunately never had a Dream House of my own. Maybe a trip to the Palms in the near future may begin to fix that. This is the one (the 1979 version below) I remember one of my cousins having. I was so jealous. 

I also came across a picture of the 1960 version of the Dream House. Even though it’s cardboard, it’s still pretty rad. 

(pictures found here and here)
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2 Responses to Barbie’s Malibu Dream House

  1. Carrie says:

    Hi Jill! I just wanted to let you know that I found your blog today, and have borrowed (with credit back to you) your image of the 1970s Malibu dream house for a post on my blog. I also notice that we both live in places surrounded by cornfields–bloggers of the corn! Take care! ~Carrie

  2. Paula says:

    I am 35 and as a child my parents gave me the 1979 barbie malibu dream house…my daughter now 9 still pays with it each and every day.It is missing some plants and doors but still of use.

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